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Fraternity & Sorority Life prepares for fall recruitment

With all the hustle and bustle of a new school year, everyone is gearing up for the fall term. University of Oregon Fraternity & Sorority Life has been planning fall recruitment events for months. According to Morgan Plew, member of Pi Beta Phi and Panhellenic Council president, FSL can be a …

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2014 Rho Gamma selection process draws to a close

The University of Oregon’s Panhellenic Council plans for Fall Formal Recruitment for most of the year. Samantha Kalb, VP of recruitment for the governing body of UO’s sororities, began her search for 2014 Rho Gammas in January — nine full months before recruitment begins. Rho Gammas, or recruitment counselors, are a …

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Dutch Bros Coffee gives back to the community through UO Greek philanthropies

At Gamma Phi Beta’s Crescent Classic, sorority sisters handed out stacks of all-you-can-eat pancakes and attendees washed them down with Dutch Bros Rebels. Dutch Bros employees happily passed around free beverages while dancing to music Gamma Phi Beta blared. The sorority didn’t have to pay Dutch Bros for any of the drinks. Anyone familiar …

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Kappa Alpha Theta house finds relief as construction noise dwindles

In the fall of 2013, women in Kappa Alpha Theta moved into the house on 15th Avenue and Kincaid Street. While the excitement to live with sisters built, so did the foundation for the K14 apartment complex next door. For some sisters, the noise that came along with that construction was bothersome considering their windows …

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Sorority legacies bring mothers and daughters closer

As generations pass, many women spend their college years immersed in the Greek Life experience. Often, those generations are mothers who have daughters who have grown up listening to them tell the enchanting stories of their college years spent with sisters. “Growing up, (my mom) always talked about her sorority …

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Sigma Alpha Epilson nationally implements new pledging process

Members of UO fraternity, Sigma Alpha Epsilon will have a different tactic for recruitment this term. Effective March 9, 2014, a nationally introduced True Gentleman Experience Initiation Protocol will change the pledging process. This protocol is intended to end the stereotypical duties of a “pledge.” “S.A.E. nationally is putting in …

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Kappa Alpha Theta house finds relief as construction noise dwindles

In the fall of 2013, women in Kappa Alpha Theta moved into the house on 15th Avenue and Kincaid Street. While the excitement to live with sisters built, so did the foundation for the K14 apartment complex next door. For some sisters, the noise that came along with that construction was …

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UO’s Alternative Breaks program takes students around the world for a little social change

While most students head home for breaks to spend time with their families, a number of University of Oregon students choose to give up their breaks in order to experience something a little more unique. The Holden Center’s Alternative Breaks program gives students the chance to participate in local communities …

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13th Avenue business slows during breaks

As students head home to spend the holidays with their loved ones, putting school out of their mind, local businesses on 13th Ave. must continue to meet sale goals. This can prove to be relatively difficult due to the fact that most of their clientele are students who tend to go …

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