Welcome to the third edition of The Daily’s crowd-sourced column, Frankly Speaking, which has community members weigh in on pressing campus news and debates.
Stanford athletes and new members of campus Greek organizations were required to attend an educational event discussing hazing in CEMEX Auditorium on either Sunday or Monday.
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.
The feature “On this day in Stanford history” details events that occurred on the same date in past years at Stanford. According to The Stanford Daily’s archives, on Mar. 1 in….
This year saw unusually high enrollment and retention in ISC sororities’ recruitment. While sororities met their new sisters with excitement, some housed groups are now facing a shortage of space.
It’s only been two weeks, but spring quarter is already doing a bang-up job reminding me why I was tickled pink to start my freshman year at Stanford back in September. Sunlight showing up and out like nobody’s business, new flower species making their presence known, a wonderfully diverse range of classes to choose from;…
This Thursday, Stanford Athletics is hosting a “Greek Night” at the men’s basketball game. In an effort to encourage members of the Greek community to attend, they are offering prizes to the IFC, ISC and multicultural Greek organizations with the highest percentage of members at the event. The prize for the fraternity with the best…
In 2011, students from a fraternity at the University of Vermont circulated an email with the subject line “who do you want to rape list?” In 2010, Delta Kappa Epsilon members at Yale paraded around campus chanting what The Yale Daily News would later deem “an active call for sexual violence.”
Greek life has often found itself at the center of the sexual assault discussion nationwide. Although this issue is not isolated to Greek life, media and society often buy into a negative stigma of frequent sexual assault in the Greek community, often painting Greek life in a negative light.
This year, many Greek institutions at Stanford and their members are pushing back against this stigma. Madeleine Lippey ’18, philanthropy chair for Kappa Kappa Gamma, started a campaign called No More to help bring awareness to the issue and spur tangible action.