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Bids welcome home

Bids welcome home

Katelyn Black, Lifestyle Editor

September 30, 2019

Recruitment week is the chance for a fresh new start for both standing members of Greek organizations and new recruits. This year recruitment takes place during the entire month of September and, just like every year, includes events that welcome bids, or new members, into their new homes. For the Interfratern...

Change coming for IFC in ’18

Change coming for IFC in ’18

Benjamin Pierce, Assistant News Editor

April 30, 2018

Greek life on campus is changing. Every UW System campus that supports Greek life needs a governing body. Here at University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, that body is the Interfraternity Council (IFC). A redesign of the IFC involves reducing the number of seats on the council from 28 to 10. In the past, ...

Greeks embrace local cultures

Greeks embrace local cultures

Brad Allen, Managing Editor

February 26, 2018

Curling competitions, a student talent showcase, a social banquet and food donations were among the events that occurred during last week’s student program referred to as Greek Week. UW-Whitewater Greek Life students sponsored a variety of events on campus last week to promote unity among fratern...

A lifelong commitment

A lifelong commitment

Brad Allen, Managing Editor

February 12, 2018

Recruitment week has ended for most local Greek chapters, but the window to join is still wide open. Greek Life organizations on campus are always looking for new members, and with Greek Week beginning Feb. 19, local chapters of fraternities and sororities will sponsor several events to gauge st...

Multiple events cultivate stronger sales

Multiple events cultivate stronger sales

Brad Allen, Biz & Tech Editor

May 3, 2017

Rainy weather and every student residence being on lockdown did not deter an economic boost for some local businesses. This wasn’t the first time, either. In the March 8 edition of The Royal Purple, it was reported that last year’s Spring Splash event cultivated an increase in sales for many lo...

Greek life has positive effect on campus communities

Greek life has positive effect on campus communities

April 15, 2015

April 15, 2015 There are many people who hear all about the bad press that Greek life on college campuses has to offer and instantly associate all people as bad seeds. This instant association has gotten people in trouble for centuries. This over-generalization prevented women from voting, defended slavery...

Greek adviser turns author

Greek adviser turns author

March 6, 2013

  Rick Daniels is a leadership advisor for Greek Life, but that is no longer his only title at UW-Whitewater. His newest title is author. Daniels’ new book, “Tap Dancing without Shoes,” debuts September 2013. The Royal Purple had the opportunity to speak with Mr. Daniels about his new ...

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