Heather Sala

Sigma Phi Epsilon bids on house

Sigma Phi Epsilon placed a bid on a brownstone house a few blocks from campus Wednesday. Members said the fraternity bid more than the $799,000 asking price for the 1016 22nd St. house. This is the fourth time Sigma Phi Epsilon has tried to purchase a house. If the bid wins, more than 10 fraternity […]

ZBT national dissolves GW colony

Zeta Beta Tau national fraternity withdrew recognition of its GW colony Nov. 1 for hazing new members among other violations, according to GW’s Interfraternity Council. Seventeen Zeta Beta Tau members, who are former Alpha Epsilon Pi members, were expelled from the fraternity along with 24 recruits from this year. Officials from the national organization declined […]

Students disregard traffic signals

At least one report of an injury resulting from jaywalking highlights a broader issue on campus: students’ disregard for traffic signals. Students said they ignore traffic signals and crosswalks as they run to class or cross a busy H Street to get to the Marvin Center for a bite to eat. Many said they see […]

Students compete in Greek Week

A cookout on the Quad Saturday marked the end of Greek Week festivities that drew fraternities and sororities together for “Seven Days of Service, Fun and Competition.” “The purpose of Greek Week, I think, was to celebrate our sense of community and to bring all Greek organizations on this campus together,” Tau Kappa Epsilon President […]

GW disappoints friends of Rizzo

University decisions not to break from policy for naming public areas and funding student travel have agitated close friends of Jonathan Rizzo, who passed away last summer. Members of the Kappa Sigma fraternity and University officials are in a financial dispute over $2,000 in charges from a rented bus used to send students to Rizzo’s […]

Georgetown bar brawl injures four students

Four GW students were hospitalized early Friday morning after a fight that began at Paper Moon restaurant in Georgetown and ended with a brick thrown through a window near GW’s campus. At least eight students were arrested for alcohol-related crimes. Witnesses said an argument began between two GW students at about 1:45 a.m. inside the […]

Fraternities host speakers

Demonstrating the brotherhood and networking many fraternities boast, Delta Tau Delta and Phi Kappa Psi hosted alumni speakers last week to make members aware of career opportunities. Marshall Jarrett, the U.S. Department of Justice counsel for professional responsibility, discussed his specialization in prosecuting public officials to about 40 people, 30 of which were Delta Tau […]

GW pledge classes grow

The numbers are in. Many Greek-letter organizations accepted more new members this fall than the fall of 2000. Fraternities reported an average increase of two new members, while only one accepted fewer this fall than last year. Sororities are also increasing their pledge classes. Sigma Delta Tau accepted 19 women this semester, compared to 18 […]