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In the Student Center, a wall showcases different fraternities and sororities on campus on May 1, 2023.

How Kent students address Greek Life stereotypes

Blake Serrano, Reporter May 26, 2023

Members of Greek Life organizations say they allow incoming students to develop themselves and demonstrate their commitment to service. Despite these efforts, negative stereotypes draw some away from recruitment.  Members...

FSL Week aims to unite Greek life members as semester comes to an end

Blake Serrano, Reporter May 2, 2023

In the midst of approaching finals, Kent State Fraternity and Sorority Life put on its annual Fraternity and Sorority Life Week aiming to promote relaxation and Greek life unity. The week lasted from...

Victoria Clement, senior special education major, Delta Zeta member and acting president of Kent State’s Panhellenic Council. Photo courtesy of Victoria Clement.

A look into sorority formals: COVID-19 edition

Morgan McGrath Feature Writer April 23, 2021

COVID-19 has altered almost every aspect of modern life, including the in-person college experience. At Kent State, clubs and organizations are trying their best to remain active through Zoom calls, small...

Gov. Mike DeWine announced Portage County is now in a COVID-19 Level 3 Red status, which indicates very high exposure and spread of the virus. 

Blame goes to Kent State students for rise in Portage County’s COVID-19 level

Sara Crawford Opinions Editor September 22, 2020

Blame for Portage County’s rise to a COVID-19 Level 3 Red status on September 17 is being laid squarely at the feet of Kent State students who live and play off campus, including some in fraternities...

FSL aims to change stigma in Greek life

Kent State Fraternity and Sorority Life has made attempts in recent years to distance themselves from the stigma often related to Greek life.Kent State recently made the decision to no longer call FSL...

Alpha Xi Delta house sits separate from the rest of the sororities, located on Summit St. Although this sorority is less costly, the house is in the process of renovating.

Sorority Recruitment Change: One Year Later

Samantha Simcox September 10, 2019

In 2018, Kent State’s Panhellenic Council changed the length of sorority recruitment so women have more time for school and work.According to an article published on KentWired, Panhellenic Council lengthened...

Kent State Panhellenic and Interfraternity Council announce 2019 presidents

Hannah Kelley November 20, 2018

 After a semester of preparation, Kent State’s Panhellenic and Interfraternity Council each announced their new presidents for the 2018-19 term.The councils appointed Jared Carello, a political science...

Victim Blaming

Kent officer’s remarks at Panhellenic Council meeting raise questions about victim blaming

Miranda Marinello December 3, 2017

In late October, a Panhellenic Council meeting took a turn from a pedestrian review of council position responsibilities to an evening laced with discomfort after controversial remarks from Lt. Michael...

The Kent State greek community hosted the Panhellenic council carnival Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014 in order to recruit incoming freshman to Kents sororities.

Greek life community reaches highest numbers in members

Kayla Sturm October 27, 2015

The Greek life community at Kent State has reached record-breaking numbers with over 2,200 members.“It's great that we are continuing to grow,” said Keri Richmond, a sophomore public relations major...

Members of one of Kent States sororities walk to the second floor of the Student Center for a recruitment event on Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2015. 

Sororities begin recruitment process

Kayla Sturm September 17, 2015

Kent State women will be going through recruitment in search of sisterhood and their home away from home until Sept. 20.Approximately 600 women will go through recruitment, said Dana Palumbo, the vice...

Panhellenic Council votes to add new sorority to expand Greek life on campus

Zabrina Hvostal April 15, 2015

Kent State sororities voted to bring a new chapter to campus for Fall 2016 due to increasing interest in joining Greek life.Kent State’s Panhellenic Council currently has seven chapters on campus. All...

Junior applied communications major Megan Carrasco was elected as the senator-at-large for USG on Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014.

USG approves new senator-at-large

Erica Batyko October 30, 2014

Undergraduate Student Government approved Megan Carrasco as the new senator-at-large during its Oct. 29 meeting.Carrasco is a junior applied communications major with minors in Spanish and public relations....

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