Live-outs near campus threw a party on the first football gameday of the year Nov. 7, putting the community around them at risk for a COVID-19 outbreak. An anonymous instagram called out Greek life but University of Oregon FSL organizations are hesitant to take accountability.
Lane County Public Health enacted a house quarantine policy in mid-October to help slow the spread of COVID-19 in aggregate housing communities, including fraternities and sororities.
In a Q&A with the Emerald news desk, Schill answered questions about anything and everything COVID-19 related. He also talked about his recent move to partially disarm UOPD.
Editor’s note: The Daily Emerald changed the names of the sorority members interviewed for this story to protect their housing status and to avoid possible retaliation.
On Friday, September 4, the University of Oregon confirmed that UO’s Fraternity and Sorority Life recruitment will take place remotely, leading to some mixed feelings from incoming and current students.
The University of Oregon Beta chapter of the fraternity Sigma Phi Epsilon was temporarily suspended Tuesday following “accusations made against the chapter” of possible student conduct code violations, according to UO spokesperson Kay Jarvis.
The University of Oregon Alpha Epsilon Pi chapter has been suspended by the UO through June 2021, according to university spokesperson Molly Blancett.
Editor’s note: A previous version of this story did not contain key information regarding UO’s current ban on alcohol in Greek chapters.