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The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

Gamma Phi Betas Membership Team Sara Burres, Membership vice president (right) and Jordyn Daniels, Membership vice president assistant and Belonging, Equality, Diversity and Inclusion chair (left)

WSU Panhellenic Recruitment ramping up for incoming school year

Grace Harvey, Reporter August 18, 2023

For WSU students and incoming new Cougars, the recruitment process for joining sorority houses has just gotten more efficient and less expensive. Changes to bylaws and recruitment strategies for the...

Panhellenic, Interfraternity bylaws forbid weed in Greek houses

Panhellenic, Interfraternity bylaws forbid weed in Greek houses

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Editor-in-chief April 14, 2022

It is commonly known Greek life has strict guidelines on alcohol usage — but few people know what the rules are for weed on the property.  The national board for each sorority chapter does not allow...

This week, SAE’s university status changed from “Investigation Pending - COVID Violations” to OK, meaning the chapter is currently in good standing with WSU.

Hearing set for fraternity’s pandemic violation case


A WSU student and former fraternity chapter president will face a contested hearing on Feb. 16 regarding pandemic violations that occurred last semester. Zachary Thornton, former president of Sigma Alpha...

Beds will be available in the room for donors. No more than seven people will be in the room.

WSU Greek organizations to host plasma drive

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen reporter November 12, 2020

WSU’s Interfraternity Council partnered with Vitalant to bring a plasma donation site to the Chinook Student Center this month. David Jaquish, IFC director of service, said the event will help members...

Alpha Sigma Phi’s new members were told to consume alcohol quickly in a parking lot near NE Terre View then run to Jack in the Box afterward.

Records show WSU fraternity engaged in hazing

LOREN NEGRON, Evergreen editor-in-chief November 5, 2020

Records show that WSU's Alpha Sigma Phi fraternity engaged in hazing during a new member activity in March, which led to its loss of recognition. The fraternity’s hazing violation is noted in the...

Greek chapters must do non-social events virtually because of CORE. The COVID-19 Organization Response Expectations document outlines guidelines for sorority and fraternity members to follow so they comply with COVID-19 guidelines. Non-social events that cannot be done virtually require masks and social distancing.

Greek community responds to pandemic

LOREN NEGRON, Evergreen editor-in-chief September 17, 2020

Greek chapter facilities are required to follow COVID-19 guidelines set forth by the state and Greek councils and may be liable to a conduct review process if an alleged violation is reported. The Interfraternity...

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

Phi Delta Theta returns to WSU in August

LOREN NEGRON, Evergreen editor-in-chief 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...

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