Greek Life



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It’s recruitment season!

This week is recruitment week for Greek life at McDaniel, and women are getting ready for rounds. Sororities are decorating their club rooms, getting outfits ready, and working hard to…


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National Hazing Prevention Week

On Monday, Sept. 18, all members of Greek life organizations wore red as a way to represent their unity against hazing. This signified the start of National Hazing Prevention Week,…


Kayla Malone and Eryn Rich of Zeta Phi Beta. Photo courtesy of Kayla Malone.

A new era of Greek life philanthropy

Most of the time, when people hear of Greek life on college campuses, they immediately have negative connotations. However, students and Greek participants at McDaniel College are starting to change…



McDaniel Fraternity Sigma Alpha Epsilon on the day of their chartering. Courtesy of Ryan Grant/Sigma Alpha Epsilon McDaniel College.

What it Means to be Greek

Everyone has their own ideas about what “Greek Life” really means, and what it entails. Many see it as something akin to movies like “Animal House.” Many see it as having…


McDaniel College Greek organizations pose for a photo outside Hoover Library during Greek Week 2016. Photo courtesy McDaniel College Office of Student Engagement.

Decline in Greek Life as Recruitment Begins

With informal Interfraternity Council recruitment underway and formal Panhellenic sorority recruitment beginning, many Greek organizations share similar sentiments about their chapter numbers. Reportedly, over 50 percent of all McDaniel Greek…


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Screaming Sorority Shatters Eaton Hall

There comes a time each semester when Rush is over and the sororities initiate new members. On Saturday, Mar. 14,  sorority Omicron Wombo (OW) was conducting their traditional ceremony on…


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New Fraternity at McDaniel

In recent months, many new letters have been seen around McDaniel’s campus. Emblazoned in purple and gold, the brothers of SAE (Sigma Alpha Epsilon or SAE, Maryland Mu Colony) have…



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Letter to the Editor

For every story there are two sides. There are two point of views. There are more players than an outsider will ever realize. I would like to tell you my…



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A Guide to Greek Life

For most students, starting college can be a time of stress, excitement, or a crazy combination of the two. You are exposed to so many new things at once; it…


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Delta Lambda Phi

Delta Lambda Phi, the national fraternity for gay, bisexual, and progressive men, is soon to be the newest fraternity here on campus. While it is not officially a colony yet,…



Greek men play tug-of-war in Greek games 2011.

Thinking of Going Greek?

Going Greek is a great way to meet new people, form lasting friendships, and help make college a home away from home. McDaniel College offers a variety of Greek organizations…


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Phi Sigma Sigma Suspended Pending Investigation

Over Easter weekend, the Phi Sigma Sigma sorority was suspended from McDaniel’s campus and from participating as a group, pending the results of an investigation of the sorority’s alcohol policy,…


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Memes on Greek Life Rely on Hurtful Stereotypes

In the midst of the attacks on social sororities and fraternities on campus through memes, supporters of Greek life have vigorously defended the organizations. Christine Workman, Director of Student Engagement…


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Being Sluts and Doing Shots

Teal Koch Staff Reporter That is not what sororities are about—and it’s definitely not what they’re about at McDaniel College. “I always thought the idea of a sorority would be…