Julie Bailey

Greek membership on the rise

Greek-letter life at GW is not just expanding; it’s exploding. Participation in Greek-letter organizations on campus has increased nearly 70 percent over the past five years, from 12.5 percent of the undergraduate population in 2003 to 21.2 percent this fall. Both administrators and students attribute the growth to a positive feedback cycle, in which more […]

Delta Tau Delta to recruit after four-year suspension

Officials from Delta Tau Delta have started recruiting students to help recolonize the fraternity at GW, four years after the organization was suspended for hazing. DTD – which leases its old house at 2020 G St. to the Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity – was disbanded in February 2004 when Student Judicial Services sanctioned members for […]

Sororities battle in the ‘War of the Roses’

Web Extra The Pi Kappa Phi fraternity joined with six sororities on campus last week to raise money for disability awareness as part of the “War of the Roses.” Push America – a charity for people living with disabilities – will benefit from the $4,000 expected from the “War of the Roses,” which is named […]

Greeks mark 150 years

Members of Greek-letter organizations from the past 60 years gathered Friday evening at the Elliott School of International Affairs to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Greek-letter life at GW. Mark Forrest, the associate director of clubs and groups for the Office of Alumni Relations, said the gathering was a time for alumni to network with […]