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UW-W students go Greek

Katelyn Black, Lifestyle Editor

September 2, 2019

For many, summer is about adventure and letting go of all the stress from the previous year. And, for 28 students here at the University of Wisconsin - Whitewater, this meant heading off to Greece for a trip full of Greek history, culture, music, and food. This trip, which was orchestrated by associa...

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

Students of Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity show pride for their Greek organizations at an annual talent show during Greek Week on Feb. 22 in the University Center Hamilton Room.

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 13, 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...

Get to know UW-W Greeks


May 1, 2013

Jacalyn Scott, president of Alpha Sigma Sorority and Jorge Quintana Medel, president of Lambda Theta Phi Fraternity, answer questions about their Greek organizations and their time as members. Royal Purple: What is your biggest philanthropy event? Scott: We sponsor Relay for Life here on campus. Quintana Mede...

Get to know campus Greeks


April 24, 2013

  Rifeta Badic and John Jensen are both presidents of Greek organizations. Their sorority and fraternity are different in size and personality, but they both show deep pride to be the leaders of their organizations. Badic, president of Gamma Alpha Omega Sorority, Inc., said the organization...

Homecoming Window Painting

October 26, 2011

Homecoming 2011 Window Painting Photos by Andrew Smith Winners: Student Organization Division 1st place: Zeta Phi Eta (Bucket List) 2nd place: LU (X-Men) 3rd place: Tau Phi Lambda (Wizard of Oz) Residence Hall Division 1st place: Cambridge/Fox Meadows (Anchorman) 2nd place: Lee/Fricker (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory) 3rd place: Arey/Benson (Star Wars) Greek...

Greek Recruitment (photo gallery)

September 22, 2011

During the recruitment process, the Greek fraternities and sororities hosted events for potential new members.  The Greeks also attracted new members at the UW-Whitewater Involvement Fair. Photos by: Kelsey Welke

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