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Friday, September 17, 2021

3 frats suspended, 1 removed from campus

These mark the first suspensions of the semester after months of partying by Greek Life organizations.

Frats continue to party despite Covid-19

“I was at Sig Chi...People literally had to like squeeze on top of each other to walk by,” said an anonymous student. This student is one of multiple who have described parties hosted by fraternities across Miami on a weekly basis.

Pike fraternity may jeopardize chance of returning in 2017

Camouflage-clad University of Miami students at a party in Brickell were the subjects of a video posted by an account called Miami Parties on...

Fraternity hosts speech contest for local high school students

Fourteen-year-old William Gilmore sat in absolute silence surrounded by the sounds of nervous laughter and the light chatter of other seated high school boys. Gilmore...

Pike house construction continues despite chapter suspension

The Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity’s (Pike) house is still being constructed, despite the chapter’s suspension from campus at a minimum of four years. The...

ZBT’s national charter revoked following social policies investigation

“During our investigation, it became clear that the ZBT chapter blatantly violated these policies. We value our 73-year partnership with the ZBT fraternity, and we therefore support their decision to close the chapter at this time.”

Is the next Elon Musk a fraternity brother at UM?

“It’s a word I’ve used a lot as a kid, but I realized the word ‘empire’ doesn’t align with my values in some sense just because, I suppose, being the product of a post-colonial country,” junior Tumi Lengoasa said.

Kappa Kappa Gamma suspension decision reversed

The decision to suspend the University of Miami chapter of Kappa Kappa Gamma Fraternity for two years was reversed Wednesday, according to a prepared...

Professional fraternities unite students with similar academic interests

Greek life at the University of Miami isn’t all about parties and formals. For some students who belong to professional fraternities, their organizations represent opportunities for career advancement and academic achievement.

SAE scandal opens discussion on lack of Greek diversity

A video depicting brothers of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity (SAE) at the University of Oklahoma singing a racist chant on a charter bus went...

Omega Psi Phi promotes values, black culture

“I feel like a lot of times in this life, it is easy to make superficial friends or people who we don’t trust, and it is really hard to find a genuine bond. To have the security with my fraternity brothers, no matter what is going on, I will always have people who are there for me—support me, mentally, emotionally, financially and physically.”

Panhellenic Association grows in numbers, popularity

Freshman Lauren Friedman was one of more than 500 girls that signed up for sorority recruitment this spring, after a semester of Panhellenic marketing...