Greek Games hope to bring Fraternity and Sorority Life community together

By on Wednesday, Apr. 16 at 6:08 pm.

Fresh off the plane from San Diego, Cameron Parker took in an abundance of information during his weekend at a leadership conference with his fellow Fraternity and Sorority Life board members. A junior in Alpha Epsilon Pi and the vice president of community programming for Interfraternity Council, the weekend left Parker with a new outlook […]

UO alternative spring break inspires Pi Beta Phi’s Mary Beth Carroll

By on Wednesday, Mar. 12 at 9:42 pm.

Spring Break: cue Vegas Instagrams and the occasional “I’m headed to Cabo” tweet. Everyone is excited and the anticipation for a week off to relax before the final term is much needed. Mary Beth Carroll, a freshman in Pi Beta Phi, decided that this year she would ditch the stereotypical break plans and head to […]

Fraternity and Sorority Life’s creative strategies for keeping grades up this finals week

By on Wednesday, Mar. 12 at 11:46 am.

Winter term is finally coming to a close and spring term is en route, which means that the monster known as finals is waiting to eat us alive while the library is at maximum capacity. Each term, every chapter in Fraternity and Sorority Life works hard to maintain a high overall GPA. Each house on […]

Kappa Alpha Theta house finds relief as construction noise dwindles

By on Monday, Mar. 10 at 3:07 pm.

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 face […]

Alpha Phi’s houseboy says the work is dirty but the company is rewarding

By on Thursday, Mar. 6 at 9:52 am.

Nick Salita has somehow found enjoyment in cleaning the dishes of more than 60 girls. A sophomore and member of Sigma Nu fraternity, his job as houseboy for Alpha Phi has turned into something more than just making silverware spotless. The job is pretty straightforward: Houseboys work around dinnertime and help prepare the main courses. […]

Photos: Greek life rocks the house at Sigma Chi Derby Days dance finale

By on Tuesday, Feb. 18 at 6:43 pm.

Throughout the week sororities competed in a social media competition, tee shirt signing, house decorations, and a coin drive, in order to contribute to fundraising for the Beta Iota chapter of Sigma Chi Derby Days Philanthropy. On Thursday Feb. 13 the sororities perform a dance with costumes and music that portray the theme they have […]

Upperclassmen face mixed feelings about Greek living requirements

By on Monday, Feb. 10 at 7:59 pm.

For members of  Fraternity and Sorority Life, few symbols inspire more pride than their house. Though community engagement is the pinnacle around which FSL functions, for older members of the community being required to live in the house can be a bit of a challenge. Individual chapters must meet a minimum number of residents in […]

Derby Days raises money for N7 foundation

By on Sunday, Feb. 9 at 8:34 pm.

Can’t make it to Sochi this winter for the Olympic games? Look no further, the gentlemen of Sigma Chi fraternity are hosting their own Fraternity and Sorority Life competition right here on campus. Derby Days aims to create friendly competition between sororities to raise funds for a chosen charity through a week of intense competitions, with […]

Rush Week: Meet Anissa Wilson

By on Thursday, Oct. 10 at 3:18 pm.

“It was my first choice.” she says gleefully, sporting her new house shirt with pride. Meet Anissa Wilson: a Beaverton native, dancer, student leader…and a new Alpha Phi inductee. “It’s a way that I can get involved, continue doing community service, and meet people… It’s everything in one,” said Wilson. Heavily involved with student government […]

Rush Week: Tears and triumphs

By on Wednesday, Oct. 9 at 6:47 pm.

Sorority recruitment week can be one of the most stressful week for students who are interested in joining sororities. Tears are shed, house choices are added and dropped and time management becomes crucial. Alexis Merrill, a freshman at the UO, shared her week-long journey during rush week, the week she became a member of Kappa […]

Greek: Delta Delta Delta sorority raises $42,000 for St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital

By on Thursday, Jun. 6 at 10:35 pm.

University of Oregon’s Delta Delta Delta sorority announced last month that it raised $42,000 for St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital with several philanthropy events throughout the school year. Tri Delta held three philanthropy causes over the course of the year to raise the money. During fall term the sorority hosted an all-you-can-eat dessert sale, Delta Desserts, […]

Greek: Sigma Mu Omega provides an alternative sorority experience

By on Saturday, May. 25 at 2:08 pm.

At 25 members strong, Sigma Mu Omega sorority is the smallest at the University of Oregon. But it’s not just Sigma’s size that makes it so unique. It also has an informal recruitment process, which means they do not participate in the uniform recruitment process the rest of Sorority Life does. Typically, when a potential […]

Greek: How Kappa Kappa Gamma’s Rebecca Brennan serves the community

By on Wednesday, May. 22 at 7:32 pm.

When it comes to community service, members of the Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority, on average, go above and beyond. Each member of Kappa is required to meet five community service hours per term, but as a sisterhood they average around nine. A large part of this is thanks to community service chair Rebecca Brennan. In […]

Greek: Shortage of houses affects new fraternities on campus

By on Friday, May. 10 at 10:50 am.

Fraternity and Sorority Life at the University of Oregon is expanding. That may be considered a success. But, the discouraging result of this growth is more homeless fraternities. Pi Kappa Phi recently received their charter, Phi Gamma Delta colonized last winter and Sigma Nu has been chartered for three years. The one thing that these […]