Going Greek sans the big, fat wedding

Jessica Wojcik

For someone feeling lost on campus, joining a Greek organization may just be the remedy.

The process, formerly known as ‘rush’ and now–

Dennis said networking is another benefit of going Greek.

“It helped me to meet people on campus,” said Dennis. “You don’t just meet the guys in your chapter, you meet people from other chapters as well, and you already have something in common – you’re Greek.”

Both Gittons and Dennis said going Greek may not be for everyone, but it is something that everyone should at least explore.

“Don’t reject it out of hand,” Gittons said. “Every year, there are people who decide not to go through recruitment because of someone else’s experience. That was their experience, not yours. You come to college to grow up — start it off by making your own decisions.”

Contact general assignment reporter Jessica Wojcik at [email protected].


Sorority Formal Recruitment:

Sept. 9,10, 15 and 17

Sept. 15 is the last day to sign up.

Fraternity Formal Recruitment:

Sept. 15 to 17

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