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OPINION: Greek members need to follow their leaders

While Greek leaders have been working to ensure COVID-19 safety, it’s up to their constituents to follow through and keep the Palouse safe.

MEGHAN HENRY, Evergreen columnist

September 3, 2020

It is no secret that Greek life nationally carries a stigma of recklessness. WSU’s Greek community, infamous for its party culture, is no different. During this pandemic, the spotlight has cast on this group of students as the most likely catalyst for new COVID-19 cases on the Palouse. Though many...

Phi Delta Theta returns to WSU in August

WSU's Phi Delta Theta chapter was suspended in 2016 after allegations of misconduct. The fraternity is returning to campus in August.

LOREN NEGRON, Evergreen reporter

June 22, 2020

Phi Delta Theta’s suspension will end Aug. 1 after being investigated in 2016 for different types of misconduct, including underage drinking. “The actions the group took weren’t representative of the values of Phi Delta Theta,” said Greg Rush, Phi Delta Theta expansion consultant. “Our response...

OPINION: WSU’s party rep must change

DAYANA FAIRCHILD, Evergreen columnist

March 25, 2020

In 2002 Playboy magazine published a list of top party schools, WSU took 18th place on the list. In 2009, we rose up to 16th place on Playboy's list. So maybe that's where it started, or perhaps the reputation goes back even further. But WSU's reputation for being a party school still stands stro...

OPINION: ASWSU just pays lip service to POC

JOEL KEMEGUE, Evergreen columnist

March 9, 2020

The multicultural debate last Wednesday disappointed me. In a forum for discussion about what each of the candidates planned to do for people of color at WSU, I walked out with no idea what anybody planned to do to address any problems relating to people of color at WSU. I admit I left early, but I...

Reader Reactions: Students condemn sexist fraternity post

January 10, 2018

Readers react to an article about a screenshot of a private Facebook post shared on social media. The screenshot depicted a message about a Theta Xi date dash and contained sexist remarks, referencing women as “hoes” and “bitches,” as well as comments about the weight of some sorority members....

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