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Hunger Games: Greek Trials creates inclusive environment

Alyssa Brooks, Staff Reporter

February 25, 2019

Greek Week is back with a new theme. This year’s theme is Hunger Games: Greek Trials, and it’s solely based off the title of the movies and not the violence — and of course, a five foot tall Greek Week championship trophy and bragging rights. Each spring semester, Greek Week is sponsored...

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...

Sorority house not up to fire code

Sorority house not up to fire code

March 19, 2014

March 19, 2014 By Michael Riley The Tri-Sigma house, where a fire occurred on the morning of March 14, did not have an operational fire sprinkler in place, according to a news release from the Wisconsin Chapter of the National Fire Sprinkler Association. Wisconsin state law requires all sorority...

Minor injury, $150,000 damages in Tri Sigma house fire

Minor injury, $150,000 damages in Tri Sigma house fire

March 14, 2014

By Ben Holzhueter and Samantha Jacquest March 14, 2014   A fire occurred on the first floor of the UW-Whitewater Tri Sigma sorority house located at the corner of Main and S. Prairie St. in the morning hours of March 14. No major injuries were reported, but one occupant was taken to Mercy...

Get to know UW-W Greeks

Get to know UW-W Greeks

April 30, 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 UW-Whitewater fraternities, sororities

Get to know UW-Whitewater fraternities, sororities

April 9, 2013

Brianna Welbourn and Ricky Conti, both presidents of Greek organizations, answer questions about Greek life on campus. Delta Zeta Sorority was founded on Oct. 24, 1902 at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. The UW-Whitewater chapter was created on Sept. 20, 1956. They currently have 107 members. Delta...

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