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Greek and gay: bridging the gap
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Greek and gay: bridging the gap

  Kayle Edwards loves her sorority, Chi Omega. She also identifies as lesbian. The meeting point of her two identities – and the tension sometimes created – led her to create the LGBTQ Greek Life task force. Edwards joined a sorority as soon as she could, in her second semester of freshman year. However, she…

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Pi Kappa Alpha approved to return to campus in spring 2018

In December 2016, Pi Kappa Alpha chose to close its chapter at the University of Miami after a flurry of scandals and risk management concerns plagued the fraternity. But Pike, as the organization is nicknamed, will soon be returning to campus. Representatives from the national organization formally petitioned the Interfraternity Council (IFC) March 28 to…

Alpha Sigma Phi to move out of 5800 San Amaro
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Alpha Sigma Phi to move out of 5800 San Amaro

Alpha Sigma Phi  fraternity (Alpha Sig) announced that it is leaving its house at 5800 San Amaro Drive after two and a half years due to “repeated ethical, legal and financial differences” with the owners of the house, associated with UM’s now-removed chapter of Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity (Pike). In the statement released Tuesday evening by Brian Barnett,…

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