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COLUMN: I was an avid member of Greek life—now I want to see it abolished

COLUMN: I was an avid member of Greek life—now I want to see it abolished

Sonal Soni, Staff Writer

July 30, 2020

Growing up, I was vehemently against Greek life. In fact, I ridiculed my peers for joining because I didn’t understand the appeal. I regarded fraternities and sororities as exclusive, cult-like and ultimately a waste of money. When I came to DePaul, my mind hadn’t changed until a friend I looked up ...

DePaul students talk pros and cons of DePaul Greek life amidst recruitment

Hannah Mitchell and Rebecca Meluch

September 30, 2019

     As the new school year unfolds, many students look forward to making new friends, participating in service events and joining new organizations–while fraternities and sororities are looking forward to recruiting new brothers and sisters for the same reasons.      DePaul’s first week bac...

Sorority for women in STEM inducted at DePaul

Alpha Sigma Kappa is the newest sorority to be initiated with DePaul’s Panhellenic Council.

Emma Oxnevad, Asst. News Editor

January 28, 2019

A new sorority was inducted Saturday aimed at uniting women pursuing degrees in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), fields traditionally dominated by men. Alpha Sigma Kappa is a social sorority for women pursuing a degree in STEM fields. The organization was founded at the University o...

Greek life at DePaul continues to grow: Panhellenic fall recruitment begins on campus

Members of Phi Mu participate in last year's Relay for Life event. As a new sorority on campus, this is the first year that Phi Mu can conduct formal recruitment for new members. (File Photo | The DePaulia)

Danielle Harris

September 21, 2014

The ever-growing Greek life at DePaul will continue to develop as fall recruitment begins this week with meeting new people, participating in community service, countless leadership opportunities and expanding one’s resume all adding to the allure of rushing for a fraternity or sorority. Re...

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