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.
At least some members of a working group on financial aid to Greek life fees has been announced.
Sigma Chi has been put on social probation for the duration of fall quarter as a result of an investigation by the Office of Community Standards, which found that the fraternity served alcohol to minors.
I am the student who was subjected to “intimidating and retaliatory conduct” based on a “false belief that [I] had reported Title IX concerns” whose experience was cited by the University in its recent decision regarding SAE. My story is a story of sexual harassment and retaliation against a Title IX witness. And unfortunately, it is a story shared by many people on this campus and beyond.
If Fraternity and Sorority Life and the Inter-Sorority Council are committed to making the ISC sororities more socioeconomically inclusive in general, minimizing recruitment costs is the best solution. I can tell you from experience that it will take more than one person to accomplish this, and will definitely require compassionate and unyielding allyship.
Stanford Athletics, the Associated Students of Stanford University (ASSU), the Inter-Fraternity Council (IFC), the senior class presidents and the Stanford Concert Network (SCN) are working together to sponsor the Stanford Student Tailgates.
In a letter to the Presidents of the Inter-Fraternity Council and Inter-Sorority Council, Provost John Etchemendy outlined a new policy regulating housed fraternal organizations on campus, stating that an organization will lose its eligibility for on-campus housing if there is one major violation or three minor violations of University policy or law during any one school year.
Throughout New Student Orientation, you’ll hear the same two questions bouncing back and forth among the freshmen: “Where are you from?” and “What’s your major?”