College releases more information on hazing charges

The college has said which organizations were ultimately found responsible for the charges of hazing brought against them. College officials said on Wednesday they expected to update the online hazing report with this information in the coming days. Assistant Dean of Students Jennifer Dize and Vice President of Campus Life Annette Diorio said that after […]

College releases hazing reports, sanctions from last five years

In a report detailing hazing investigations from the last five years, the college released previously unknown details of the seven incidents included in the report. Pennsylvania’s newly enacted Timothy J. Piazza Anti-hazing Law required all colleges and universities to release such a report by Jan. 15, and mandates biannual updates. Timothy Piazza, for whom the law […]

Greek Life Committee aims to understand community perceptions of chapters

In an effort to assess the opinions of both affiliated and unaffiliated students surrounding Greek life, the Greek life committee of student government conducted a survey this past month and plans on using the results to direct efforts next semester. Director of the Greek life committee Olivia Sharp ’20 said this survey is a beginning […]

Following hazing allegation, Delta Gamma resumes normal operations after accepting student conduct charges

The college’s Delta Gamma chapter, Epsilon Xi, has been granted permission to “operate again” following an allegation of hazing, according to Delta Gamma Executive Offices. After the incident of alleged hazing was reported against Delta Gamma on Sept. 13, the chapter received a letter ordering it to “cease and desist.” This cease and desist order was […]

Committee report on sororities: no need for new NPC chapter

An exploratory committee, created by the Panhellenic Council in spring 2017 to investigate the possibilities of adding another National Panhellenic Council (NPC) sorority chapter to campus, recently released a report that advised against adding another NPC chapter. Last year, discussions took place about interest in forming a multicultural sorority chapter on campus. Since multicultural Greek organizations don’t fall […]

As three universities suspend Greek life, frats make their way back on Lafayette campus

Texas State University suspended all fraternity and sorority activities Nov. 14, a day after the death of a Phi Kappa Psi pledge. All 55 fraternities and sororities at Florida State University were suspended this month following the death of a freshman pledge. Greek life at the University of Michigan was suspended less than a week later […]

Delt to call Rubin home

Next semester, Lafayette’s recently reinstated chapter of Delta Tau Delta will occupy 10 to 11 rooms in Rubin Hall. This marks their first on-campus live-in space since 1988 when they occupied Tri Delta’s current house. Delt will move into designated sections of two floors on the western end of Rubin and have the basement all to themselves. Approximately […]

DKE partners with alum to support charity in Honduras

Delta Kappa Epsilon has teamed up with DKE alumnus Daniel Moore ‘75 to raise money and spread awareness for the Leadership Center in Honduras (TLC). Moore is TLC’s chairman of the leadership mission international board and a volunteer with the organization. “TLC, a non-profit public charity, was a school established to empower poor, young women in Honduras,” […]

Pi Phi sees three burglaries in two days, public safety suspects more unreported

Public safety issued a timely warning notice to the Lafayette community about burglaries on campus to encourage people to come forward with information after evidence in their investigation led officers to believe there may be more to come, public safety officials said. Three burglaries at the Lafayette Pi Beta Phi sorority house were reported to Lafayette […]