The fraternity allowed students to reside in its house without paying room and board to the University.
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.
The Office of Student Affairs plans to review SOE procedures — in particular, the evaluation based on comparisons to other fraternities — “to ensure that they are fair, equitable and clear.”
As of late Monday night, the Theta Delta Chi (TDX) fraternity has gathered over 700 signatures on its campus-wide petition, originally released Sunday evening. The petition opposes to the University’s decision to remove the fraternity’s housing, the first in which consecutive failed conduct reviews — under the “Standards of Excellence” (SOE) evaluation system — directly resulted in the loss of fraternity housing.
The fraternity Sigma Phi Epsilon (SigEp) and the sororities Sigma Psi Zeta (SYZ) and Sigma Theta Psi (STP) were offered a shared opportunity to claim 1047 Campus Drive as the official house of their chapters at Stanford.
“But you’re not Black … ” I know … “But you’re not Polynesian … ” I know … “But you don’t look Hispanic … ” Don’t get me started. Freshman year, my friends told me I wouldn’t get kicked out of Kwanzaa dinner if I went – and I didn’t. In high school, my Tongan and…
The ASSU Senate voted last Tuesday to reconsider a funding request by Kappa Alpha Theta (Theta) for Theta Breakers, giving the sorority two days’ notice to prepare their defense.
Theta Breakers is Theta’s annual 5k and 10k walk/run, which raises money for Child Advocates of Silicon Valley. On Sept. 30, the Senate approved Theta’s funding for $5,566.74 after inquiring about the nature of the philanthropy event, its fundraising efforts and its Stanford-affiliated attendance. However, the Appropriations Committee, chaired by Jackson Beard ’17, felt that the discussion during the Senate meeting was not “sufficient,” and requested the vote for reconsideration at the Oct. 7 meeting.