Alpha Kappa Alpha, Inc. is the oldest Greek-letter organization established by African-American college women. Stanford's Xi Beta chapter was established in 1981.
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HUMOR: Meet Jackie Kennedy (no relation), director of Stanford's new MRS degree program. Also, watch a official recruitment video for the OBN sorority, Omega Beta Nu.
And I’ve been tired for a long time. Being in Greek Life, knowing what I know, experiencing what I experienced – I have had my fill of exhaustion and pain to keep me tired and outraged for a lifetime. And I don't even have the hope that things will get better – that it was worth all the sleepless nights, the countless hours, the panic attacks, the constant work – because, at this point I know it’ll never even come close to the empty promises thrown around during Recruitment. Not in this current system, not with the way things are. And you’ll get to hear why soon enough.
Despite the challenges of an ongoing pandemic, members of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Xi Beta Chapter have been organizing multiple fundraising events for the Black Lives Matter civil rights movement this summer. With an initial goal of $50,000, the Xi Beta Chapter founded the Justice For Black Lives Fundraiser to donate to grassroots…
In the months leading up to my arrival at Stanford, I began asking questions about the nature of Greek life on campus, attempting to ascertain whether this should be a part of my Stanford experience.
In the past two years, multiple sororities have added a diversity officer position to address these challenges. Delta Delta Delta (Tridelt) and Pi Beta Phi (Pi Phi) added diversity officers this quarter. The Daily spoke to some of these diversity officers, as well as students in Greek life across campus, to learn more about representation in Greek life today.
Entering college this fall, I knew that my value system and perspectives would change during my time at Stanford. Everyone grows and changes during their four years of exposure to new ideas and people from across the world. Still, there were attitudes so deeply ingrained in me, so central to my identity that I could not…
On Wednesday morning, Residential Education administrators removed a Kappa Sigma website hyperlink, listed on Stanford’s Fraternity & Sorority Life webpage, that redirected users to PornHub, a pornography website.
Over the course of the quarter, Alpha Chi alumnae and active members from other schools have helped the new chapter navigate its inaugural year as it builds up a community.
Alpha Chi Omega (AXO) will officially join the Stanford Inter-Sorority Council (ISC) community this spring, becoming ISC’s eighth sorority chapter on campus.
Approximately 38 percent of freshman girls took part in this year’s sorority recruitment process, according to University administrators. Of the 332 women who registered, 234 received bids and 65 withdrew.
Stanford’s Inter-Sorority Council (ISC) has offered recruitment participation fee waivers to prospective members this year, as part of an effort to open a discussion of financial aid among sorority members.
In response to the April 14 article “Rushing to Bid Day,” we would like to address some of the claims made by the author regarding participation in the Inter-Sorority Counsel Formal Recruitment and sorority life at Stanford.
In a 4-2 vote on Tuesday, during which all six of the university's current sororities were present, Alpha Phi was hailed the new sorority over Delta Gamma.
Carla Rossi is the drag character of half-Native American and half-German Anthony Hudson. Rossi’s colorful, energetic drag show took her audience on a frenetic ride and functioned as an effective vehicle for her poignant social commentary.
With the release of the Greek life survey report, which shows that the majority of students on campus support dehousing, Abolish Stanford Greek called on current and former fraternity members to act on their “public, official commitment” to support unhousing Greek life.
Tridelt announced on Thursday that it will not participate in fall Inter-Sorority Council recruitment due to concerns about equity and the mental health of recruits.
In the Fall of 2020, the ASSU Undergraduate Senate voted to pass a resolution supporting the dehousing of IFC/ISC Greek organizations on campus. As a result of the resolution passing, the ASSU Executive at the time created a Special Greek Life Committee tasked with developing a survey that would assess overall undergraduate student opinions and attitudes towards Greek Life.
In order to prioritize our values, the wellbeing of our community members, and the wellbeing of incoming sophomores with gender-marginalized identities, our Tridelt chapter has voted to boycott formal fall ISC recruitment. We will instead design and conduct our own more equitable, accessible recruitment process at the start of winter quarter.
Stanford will house 11 Greek organizations on campus next year, Chi Omega, Alpha Phi, Kappa Kappa Gamma, Sigma Phi Epsilon, and alpha Kappa Delta Phi. Delta Delta Delta, Kappa Alpha Theta, Kappa Sigma, Phi Kappa Psi, Pi Beta Phi and Sigma Nu, according to an announcement released Tuesday.
The decision and affirmation both come after an Organizational Conduct Board (OCB) investigation into the fraternity following a student’s death in January 2020. As a part of the final ruling, the University revoked the fraternity's recognition for six years.
Given the results of April’s Greek life survey, which found that about 60% of Stanford undergrads favor abolishing or unhousing historically white Greek organizations, now is not the time to reintroduce or rehouse suspended chapters on campus.
The deadline to fill out neighborhood applications is 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, April 25. Here's The Daily's breakdown of what each neighborhood has to offer.