Articles by Kate Gheen
New Panhellenic Council president shares goals with the DPCollege junior and Zeta Tau Alpha sister Jessica Stokes, the newly elected president of the Panhellenic Council, sat down with The Daily Pennsylvanian to discuss her plans for the upcoming year.
The DP sits down with new Interfraternity Council President Andrew TurellLast week, the Interfraternity Council held elections to determine its new executive board. College junior and Psi Upsilon brother Andrew Turell was elected as IFC president and will assume his position in January.
Phi Sigma Kappa to recolonize at PennPenn’s Greek community will be expanding in fall 2013, as fraternity Phi Sigma Kappa is returning to campus after a six-year hiatus.
Office of Alcohol and Other Drugs spreads the word about new alcohol policySince the alcohol pilot went into effect on Oct. 19, seven student groups have registered parties under the new policy. OAD has subsidized security for each of these events.
Multicultural Greek Council brings together citywide chaptersSix of the 14 fraternities and sororities within Penn’s Multicultural Greek Council are citywide organizations. These MGC chapters include members from multiple schools within the Philadelphia area, including Drexel and Villanova universities.
Penn community celebrates Larry Moses' life at memorial serviceWednesday evening, the Penn community joined with family members and friends of Moses at Irvine Auditorium to honor the late Office of Student Affairs/Fraternity Sorority Life program coordinator
Greek Week concludes with Rena Rowan Ribbon RunThe 5K run, which was held on Sunday, raised money and awareness for the Rena Rowan Breast Center, which is part of Penn’s Abramson Cancer Center.
Greek Week set to hit the ground runningGreek Week, a twice-annual event sponsored by the Interfraternity Council, the Panhellenic Council and the Multicultural Greek Council, will kick off with a “Meet the Greeks” event on Locust Walk and will culminate on Sunday with the 12th annual Rena Rowan 5K Ribbon Run/Walk.
Campus sounds off on new alcohol pilot programAmong other changes, the alcohol pilot permits mixed drinks at certain on-campus events — the first time this has been allowed since the University Alcohol and Drug Policy was passed in 1999. It also opens up more on-campus spaces for events with alcohol.
Transfers affiliate with their Greek organizations at PennEach year, a small handful of transfer students join Penn’s chapter of a Greek organization where they had been a member at their previous school.
Skulls to be evicted from house by end of semesterIn the midst of a wrongful death lawsuit and a suspended charter, the brothers of Phi Kappa Sigma fraternity will be forced to leave their chapter house at 3539 Locust Walk by the end of the semester.
Skulls' charter suspended by nationalsThe suspension follows a tumultuous past year and a half for Skulls, in which it has experienced tension with both its national headquarters and Penn’s Office of Student Affairs/Fraternity Sorority Life following the fatal injury of a student at an unregistered New Year’s party.
The DP sits down with MGC President Jacqueline BaronCollege senior Jacqueline Baron, who was elected president of Penn’s Multicultural Greek Council near the end of last school year, has big plans for the MGC moving forward.
Alpha Sigma Phi comes back to PennNationals is set to begin gauging interest within the Penn community at the end of this semester and is planning to officially begin colonizing after formal spring rush in 2013.
Students prep for Made in AmericaJust in time for New Student Orientation, the Budweiser Made in America Festival is coming to Philadelphia’s Benjamin Franklin Parkway on Sept. 1 and 2.
Chi Omega wins War of the RosesAll eight sororities participated in the dance competition, vying for the grand prize: $500 awarded to the charity of their choice, along with gift cards to Allegro Pizza, City Tap House, Copa Banana and Smokey Joe’s — and of course, a rose from PiKapp. GALLERY: War of the Roses 2012
DZine2Show closes Penn Fashion Week with glamour and glitzThe Inn at Penn hosted the Dzine2Show annual spring fashion show as the sixth anniversary of Penn Fashion Week came to a glamorous close last Friday. The event showcased student and professional designs. GALLERY: Dzine2Show Fashion Show
Penn Museum celebrates Darwin Day with student lectureIn honor of Charles Darwin’s 203rd birthday, a group of about 15 Philadelphia area school teachers gathered into the Penn Museum new educational classroom Saturday. The teachers came for College junior Paul Mitchell’s expertise on human evolution.
Oyster House to open on Sansom St.This spring, Doc Magrogan’s Oyster House will open its fourth location on 3432 Sansom Street.