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Alpha Phi Hosting Annual Red Dress Gala for Women’s Heart Health

The 2019 Red Dress Gala raised over $9,000 for the Alpha Phi Foundation.

By Kaitee Horstmann, Copy Editor

February 18, 2020

The Eta Gamma Chapter of Alpha Phi at The University of Akron will be hosting its annual Red Dress Gala on Feb. 29 to benefit the Alpha Phi Foundation in support of women’s heart health and cardiac care. Alpha Phi was originally established at Syracuse University in 1872 and was one of the first Greek societi...

Phi Gamma Delta parties with puppies

By Julian Curet,

October 12, 2016

On Friday, Oct. 28, 261 Spicer Street will be an animal house. Here, just behind the Student Wellness and Recreation Center, is where the fraternity Phi Gamma Delta will celebrate “The Puppy Party” to raise awareness about animal adoption and raise money that will go directly to a local anima...

University of Akron welcomes new sorority

University of Akron welcomes new sorority

By Arden Palmquist, Arts & Life Editor

October 3, 2016

With the fall recruitment coming to an end for Greek life chapters, the newest sorority on campus, Delta Zeta, is only beginning the search for potential members. Founded in 1902, the sorority’s mission is to raise money to support the Starkey Hearing Foundation, which seeks to aid those with ...

Cram with Greek life

Cram with Greek life

By Rebecca Schaming, Writer

May 4, 2016

Concerned about the library being packed for finals week? Join The University of Akron’s Interfraternity and Panhellenic Council for Cram Jam, which is a 45-minute study session with 15-minute breaks in between sessions. Cram Jam will be held in the Student Union room 312 on Monday, May 9  from...

Insider’s perspective: Greek life

Insider's perspective: Greek life

By Corinne Bittner

January 31, 2015

Greek life has a different connotation to everyone. To some, it may be the parties so often emphasized in movies, to others, an outlet for volunteering, and to the rest, a family. College years are full of unknowns; full of opportunities and experiences to try things you never expected to like or be...

Connected to campus

Graphic by Ted Boyer

By Brittany Gregg, Opinion Editor

November 18, 2014

No matter the time of the semester, whether the beginning or nearing the end, it is never too late to be even more connected to campus than simply being a student. Whether it is attending recruitment for a Greek Life organization, considering intramural and club teams, joining a group of interest that...

Greek Life is good and fun

April 25, 2012

Written by: Zackary Betscher Greek is good: Being a part of Greek Life in college makes one’s college experience far better than not participating in Greek life. As I began college, I did not find friendships as close as I once had when I was in high school; I seriously considered leaving Akron un...

Greek Week benefits troops in the Middle-East

October 6, 2011

By: Ashley Faulisi Every year the UA Greeks participate in an event called Greek Week which not only creates a unity among the diverse chapters but helps raise money for a good cause. This year the money raised by the event went to the Adopt-a- Platoon efforts where the Greek community committed to ado...