Aramark’s policy affects fundraising; students react

This story was co-written with Austin McDowell Aramark’s updated policy requires student organizations on campus to get approval from Aramark’s resident district manager for WCU, Scott Lamond, in order to have fundraisers with food. Before Lamond began working at WCU in 2016, fundraisers had previous policies in place involving food but were not well-regulated. The […]

Pike suspended again on allegations of hazing

Western Carolina University has suspended their recognition of the Zeta Xi (or popularly known as Pike) chapter of Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity for a period of five years following violations of the university’s Code of Student Conduct. The national headquarters of Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity followed suit and suspended them on the same date, April […]

WCU “Greek” Village is no more

This story was edited for clarification on Feb. 6. Whoa, whoa, whoa, don’t freak out too much. When I say the Greek Village is no more, I’m just saying that the “greek” factor isn’t a part of the equation anymore. The Village is a collection of houses on campus that in the past have been […]

New sisters learning the rules

Sorority membership can be very rewarding, however one must know how to represent not only themselves, but an entire group. The College PanHellenic Council (CPC) held a seminar in the UC Theater for all new Greek women on Feb. 18. At the seminar, there was all of the CPC Executive members in attendance to present […]

Halloween in The Village

Even in the cold rain, students came together to put on another successful evening of Halloween in The Village on Monday, Oct. 29 in The Greek Village. “The Village plans this event for the kids because it’s a good chance for WCU to connect with the community,” said Tim Segert, Assistant Resident Director of The […]

Greek Life rocks the Whee

Five Greek teams participated in a lip sync and dance competition called Whee Rock as a part of the yearly WCU Greek event called “Greek Week.”