Articles by Kate Gheen

11/27/12 9:59pm
College 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.
11/18/12 11:00pm

The DP sits down with new Interfraternity Council President Andrew Turell

Last 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.
11/14/12 10:01pm

Phi Sigma Kappa to recolonize at Penn

Penn’s Greek community will be expanding in fall 2013, as fraternity Phi Sigma Kappa is returning to campus after a six-year hiatus.
11/14/12 1:06am

Office of Alcohol and Other Drugs spreads the word about new alcohol policy

Since 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.
11/12/12 12:23am

Multicultural Greek Council brings together citywide chapters

Six 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.
10/24/12 11:32pm
Wednesday 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
10/14/12 10:40pm
The 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.
10/09/12 10:35pm

Greek Week set to hit the ground running

Greek 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.
10/03/12 12:48am

Campus sounds off on new alcohol pilot program

Among 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.
09/26/12 9:08pm

Transfers affiliate with their Greek organizations at Penn

Each 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.
09/25/12 12:19am
In 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.
09/17/12 10:22pm
The 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.
09/12/12 12:20am
College 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.
09/11/12 12:15am

Alpha Sigma Phi comes back to Penn

Nationals 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.
08/28/12 7:53pm

Students prep for Made in America

Just 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.
04/06/12 2:09am
All 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
04/02/12 12:00am
The 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
02/12/12 9:04pm

Penn Museum celebrates Darwin Day with student lecture

In 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.
02/11/12 4:50pm
This spring, Doc Magrogan’s Oyster House will open its fourth location on 3432 Sansom Street.
02/04/12 3:47pm

BDS conference opens with criticism of UN, Israel

Addressing a crowd of more than 200 people, Abulhawa — the founder of Playgrounds for Palestine, an independent organization that establishes playgrounds as safe refuges for Palestinian children in Palestine and Lebanon — spoke of the injustices Palestinians face in Israel and the Middle East. Complete BDS coverage
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