Editor’s note: A previous version of this story did not contain key information regarding UO’s current ban on alcohol in Greek chapters.
Update at 3:13 p.m. on Wednesday, July 25: The University of Oregon chapter of Phi Kappa Psi is closed and no longer recognized as an official chapter by the fraternity’s national headquarters and the university, according to a statement from Beth Headrick, a spokeswoman for the fraternity’s…
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“She just really knew how to love life. She really knew how to live.”
From Congress to Hollywood, sexual assault scandals are hitting the headlines in a pervasive wave of call-outs and push-backs against rape culture. At universities, rape culture is magnified in fraternity and sorority life — numerous academic studies and statistics trace campus rape culture’…
University of Oregon students remember the infamous purple cooler from last year’s Shasta Weekend emblazoned with the phrase, “Do You Wanna Do Some Blow Man?” and the Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity letters. The image was just an example of the mess created by University of Oregon students on Sl…
On Friday, the director of Fraternity and Sorority Life, Justin Shukas, resigned. His departure could result in a change for the FSL culture, depending on who the school hires and what the new hire decides to do with the position.
Around 150 students gathered in the EMU Amphitheater in the Sunday sun. Men donned high heels and everyone danced to Beyoncé.
Over 600 women received bids for the 13 sorority houses at University of Oregon’s Erb Memorial Union on Tuesday, Oct. 4. The emotional day culminated after a week of events that were designed to introduce the potential new members to sorority life at UO. Now that bids have been given, the wo…
One provocative purple cooler, 30 yards of trash and over 72,000 Facebook shares later, the University of Oregon is under scrutiny for the behavior of some of its students at Shasta Lake.
The Interfraternity Council and Panhellenic Council of the University of Oregon issued a statement today regarding last week’s littering incident that took place at Shasta Lake.
Yesterday evening, Facebook user Jennifer Vick Cox posted a series of photos implicating University of Oregon students and the Lambda Chi Alpha chapter of a littering issue at Shasta Lake’s Slaughterhouse Island in Northern California this past weekend.
Update: May 24, 12:38 a.m. The UO Chapter of Lambda Alpha Chi released an official statement Monday evening apologizing for “any destruction of the Lake Shasta resort and the surrounding environment,” and pledged to work with the U.S. forest service to arrange a clean up crew. The statement …
Over 100 students and faculty attended Elizabeth Armstrong’s lecture April 21 at the Ford Alumni Center. So many were in attendance that several dozen students were left without seats, listening along while sitting cross-legged in the back of the room.
An external review of Fraternity and Sorority Life at the University of Oregon affirms concerns about sexual assault within the community, Vice-President of Student Life Robin Holmes said Monday.
Members of various fraternities said they rise with University of Oregon sorority Pi Beta Phi to combat sexual violence in a new video published Feb. 7.
Beginning this past January, the Delta Tau Delta fraternity announced on Twitter that it will be joining Delta Upsilon in accepting transgender men as members.
Across the board, much of Fraternity and Sorority Life choose to prepare for the spring recruitment session during winter term, but some chapters are still offering spots in the rainy season.
Brought to B’nai B’rith Camp in Lincoln City, Oregon, for one weekend, several leaders of the University of Oregon’s Fraternity and Sorority Life built relationships within the community in order to fulfill a common goal: success.
Corvallis filed charges against Oregon State University’s Phi Delta Theta after a toga party involving alcohol last week, according to the Register-Guard.
When juniors Tori Ganahl and Evan Anderson became Panhellenic and Interfraternity Council Presidents, they both had the same goal in mind: a better community.
A previous version of this article stated the suspension would last four years.
Recent attacks against Alpha Epsilon Pi have brought the University of Oregon, Eugene Police Department and International AEPi headquarters together to combat anti-Semitism.
The Fraternity and Sorority Life office has been in Oregon Hall for the last few years, but the organization’s newly-acquired space in the under-development Erb Memorial Union will allow for more communication between FSL and other student groups.
While fraternities have confronted national Fraternity and Sorority Life stereotypes through community service, diversity and education, members agree a bridge of communication must be built within the FSL community to succeed in changing.
Earlier this evening, we posted a factually inaccurate tweet on our Twitter account:
Results of the latest campus Climate Survey, conducted by University of Oregon psychology professor Jennifer J. Freyd, revealed that 100% of Fraternity and Sorority Life-affiliated female students who reported non-consensual sexual contact were violated by male perpetrators.
Eugene police have charged a University of Oregon undergraduate student for second-degree intimidation after allegedly using anti-Semitic language towards a man outside of Jewish fraternity, Alpha Epsilon Pi.
In an effort to raise money for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Delta Tau Delta hosted the dog-themed event Delt Dogs at their house on Thursday.
“Today is not the end, it’s a beginning,” charge speaker Justin Kirk said to the Delta Upsilon colony at their chartering ceremony.
Currently, the sorority has six Leadership Consultants rather than an official chapter of women. Leadership Consultants Cora Johnson was a colony member in Sigma Kappa at Florida Atlantic University and Cossette Powley joined the sorority as a junior at University of Arizona. Johnson and Pow…
For 710 women on Oct. 6, the bid in their hands led them to their own chapter home.
This year Fraternity recruitment is moving to a value-based process to better reflect the values of the community under Interfraternity Council President, Max Lehman.
Noel Roberts, a former kitchen worker for the Alpha Xi chapter of Kappa Alpha Theta, has filed a lawsuit against the sorority after reportedly being unjustly terminated, according to the Register-Guard.
Students within the University of Oregon’s Fraternity and Sorority Life still face significantly higher rates of sexual violence in comparison to those who are not.
What does college Greek Life have in common with Rush, the legendary Canadian rock band? Admittedly, not a whole lot. One is an age-old social tradition, while the other is a three piece rock band from Ontario commonly referred to as the Holy Triumvirate. One is the gathering place of the ca…
Alysia Kezerian was hiking Misery Ridge Trail at Smith Rock State Park on Aug. 2 when she strayed off the path and fell down a steep section of rock. She was rescued by Deschutes County Search and Rescue and taken to St. Charles Medical Center in Bend, OR.
Alysia Kezerian has been upgraded from critical to serious condition after a fall at Smith Rock State Park last weekend, Lisa Goodman, a spokesperson for St. Charles Medical Center in Bend, confirmed after a Register-Guard report Thursday afternoon.
An accident at Smith Rock on Sunday left a University of Oregon sorority president in the hospital with serious but not life threatening injuries.