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Think Pink Week
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Think Pink Week

Seniors Adam Katz (left) and Brandon Seagriff (right) represent UM's hockey team during Zeta Tau Alpha's philanthropic dodgeball tournament held in honor of breast cancer education and awareness Friday.Torie O'Neil // Contributing Photographer Junior Tim Smith competes in the Zeta Tau Alpha philanthropic yogurt eating contest Friday as a part of Think Pink Week, a...
Give the new guys a chance, don’t hold on to Kappa Sigma’s past
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Give the new guys a chance, don’t hold on to Kappa Sigma’s past

This weekend, I stumbled across an article on my Twitter feed entitled, “Don’t Let Kappa Sigma Sweep Chad Meredith’s Hazing Death Under the Rug.” As a member of the University of Miami’s Greek community, I was instantly enraged. The article essentially denounces Kappa Sigma’s re-colonization on campus and insists the fraternity should not be able…

Slideshow: Greek Week
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Slideshow: Greek Week

    (Photos by Holly Bensur, Cayla Nimmo, and Sydney Polke) After a week of events, fundraisers, and competitions, Greek Week came to a close Sunday afternoon. The White Team, consisting of the sisters of Alpha Delta Pi, and the brothers of Phi Delta Theta and Lambda Chi Alpha, took home the overall trophy. This…

Service fraternity making a comeback
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Service fraternity making a comeback

After a 30-year discontinuation, the co-ed service fraternity Alpha Phi Omega (APO) may return as a full-fledged organization given that it meets its student quota. Since 2005, the University of Miami has been trying to recharter the fraternity, one of the first chapters created in the United States. Until APO attains its official charter, the…

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Pi Kappa Alpha under investigation

Editor’s note: The online story has been changed from the original print version because the information given by the two unnamed sources could not be independently verified. The University of Miami chapter of Pi Kappa Alpha is currently under investigation by university administration, according to the president of the fraternity. Neither Harrison Potak, president of…

Networking opportunities lie all around campus
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Networking opportunities lie all around campus

Landing a job after college is not as simple as taking a career assessment and maintaining a good GPA.  It actually lies in getting involved with the various organizations on campus and taking advantage of their many career-related events. Numerous famous alumni and keynote speakers, honor societies, fraternities and sororities are some of the main…

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New sorority founded on culture, friendship

Five best friends, two years and lots of determination. That’s what it took for the founding sisters of Delta Phi Omega (DPO) to establish a chapter of the national South Asian sorority at the university. The girls, with backgrounds from Bangladesh, India and other South Asian countries, became best friends while living together in Stanford…

Kappa Kutz for donations
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Kappa Kutz for donations

Monday, September 20th, UM’s chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi hosted “Kappa Kutz.” Freshmen males were invited for a free haircut by Steven Rivera, owner of Get Right Kutz in downtown Miami. Rivera is also known as the UM football team’s barber.

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