Alyssa Vincent-Hill

Greek Week: Unrecognized fraternity raises second-highest sum for Walkathon

A fraternity unrecognized by the University raised the second highest amount of money of any organization that participated in Saturday’s annual Fannie Mae Help the Homeless Walkathon. About 50 Alpha Pi Epsilon (APES) brothers participated in Saturday’s fundraiser, collecting money from friends and family to “support beneficiary organizations that provide long-term solutions to homelessness in […]

Greek Week was largest ever

Members of GW’s Greek-letter community gathered last week for the largest Greek Week ever, raising money for Hurricane Katrina relief and competing against one another in a series of events along the way. “It was a great Greek Week,” said Scott Marmulstein, Inter-Fraternity Council vice president of programming. “This has been the best turnout for […]

Greek Brief: Greek Week raises money for philanthropies

This year’s Greek Week, sponsored by the Inter-Fraternity Council and the Pan-Hellenic Association, is raising money for various philanthropies and will introduce new members of fraternities and sororities to GW’s Greek-letter community. “This is something we plan for months and months and months,” said Chris Dibitetto, president of IFC. “It’s a big deal for us […]

Zeta Beta Tau returns to GW

Zeta Beta Tau, a national Jewish fraternity that was suspended from campus in 1993, has returned to Foggy Bottom after a lengthy hiatus. Having received University recognition earlier this year, Zeta Beta Tau initiated a class of 16 pledges Sunday night. “Whatever the history is in the past isn’t connected with us or reflective of […]

Alpha Kappa Psi returns to campus, holds recruitment

The coed business fraternity Alpha Kappa Psi held its first recruitment event this week and hopes to receive a charter from its national organization early next year. “We are currently aiming to recruit what will become the founding fathers of the GW chapter,” said Casey Pond, Alpha Kappa Psi chapter president. Pond said that potential […]

Greek Brief: Phi Sigma Sigma raises money for battered women

The Phi Sigma Sigma sorority will host its annual Amazing Race philanthropy event this weekend to support My Sister’s Place, a local shelter for battered women and children. “I think that it is great that we can help out women in need of such a support system by working together as a sisterhood,” Phi Sigma […]

Greek Brief: Pi Kappa Phi holds War of the Roses Fundraiser

The Pi Kappa Phi fraternity held its second annual War of the Roses fundraiser this week and plans to donate all proceeds gathered to the fraternity’s national philanthropy. Last year the fraternity held a single War of the Roses event, but because of the event’s popularity, fraternity leaders chose to expand the one event into […]

Late rush helps numbers

This year 100 more women received bids to join Pan-Hellenic sororities than last year and members of the Greek-letter community said they believe the increase is due to the time of year the organization chose to hold recruitment. “Because rush was so late this year, a larger number of girls came out. We took a […]