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Junior fashion merchandising major Katelyn Pepper is pied by her sorority sister, senior early childhood education major Rachel Siemer.

Kent State sorority invites community to “Pie-A-Tri”

Julianna Garganta, Reporter April 6, 2022

Despite the cold of a spring day, the members of Tri Sigma stood outside, faces ready to be hit by a cool pie in a tin, to raise money in support of March of Dimes and the Tri Sigma Foundation April 4. March...

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...

OPINION: Until leaders dismantle their own violent systems, we’ll keep burying hazing victims

Lyndsey Brennan Opinion Writer April 3, 2021

Some fraternities are dangerous places that harbor dangerous people. This isn’t a preposterous or malicious assertion. It is a fact.We were reminded of it again last month when 20-year-old BGSU sophomore...

Soccer goes scoreless in second match against Akron, loses 1-0

Owen MacMillan Sports Editor March 28, 2021

Just over 14 minutes into a Wagon Wheel matchup between Kent State women’s soccer and the University of Akron, the first shot of the game was taken by Akron’s Sydney Worthy.Worthy found the back of...

Brothers Quinn McGuire (left), Daymond Williamson (middle) and Calil Cage  (right) of Phi Beta Sigma at a community service event.

Kent’s multicultural organizations forced to maneuver like never before

Chris Bright Reporter February 15, 2021

Finding a diverse group that represents some of many different backgrounds that attend Kent State can be troubling for students. Factor in a global pandemic and it becomes nearly impossible for these students...

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...

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...

Brothers in Phi Beta Sigmas Epsilon Chapter Stepping. Stepping is a percussive dance form common among African-American Fraternities in which participants use their entire body as an instrument.

A look back — and ahead — at African-American Greek life

David Williams February 20, 2019

Correction: The initial story stated there were seven Greek organizations. This story has been corrected to reflect the correct number, which is eight. There are eight Greek organizations at Kent State...

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Kent State implements formal sorority recruitment changes

Hannah Kelley September 8, 2018

Starting this fall, Kent State’s Panhellenic Council implemented changes to the sorority recruitment process, focusing even more on a values-based recruiting system. The length of this year’s fall...

Matthew Olienechak

Opinion: Greek life needs an overhaul

Matthew Olienechak October 25, 2017

It’s undeniable that Greek life has incredible influence on college campuses around the country, with millions of participants across the country.But do they really add anything of worth?Don’t get...

Greek life adds new sorority, Sigma Delta Tau

Kayla Sturm December 2, 2015

The past semester has been increasingly significant for Greek life. The community reached more than 2,200 members, broke goals in philanthropic events, and announced on Wednesday that they will be welcoming...

Members of Sigma Nu perfom a skit at the annual Xi Man competition on Oct. 7. The competition raised money for Autism Speaks. Photo by Nancy Urchak.

Alpha Xi Delta to host Xi Man event for Autism Speaks

Kayla Sturm October 7, 2015

The Alpha Xi Delta-Beta Tau chapter of Kent State will host its philanthropy event for Autism Speaks on Saturday, Oct. 10 in the Kent State ballroom in the Student Center from 6 to 10 p.m.“We aim to...

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