Interfraternity Council officials said their organizations overcame unique challenges to deliver a surprisingly successful virtual spring recruitment. Through Instagram and Zoom, fraternities and sororities formed fellowship with their new members.
Greek life organizations at Pepperdine maintain a steady level of affiliation even as COVID-19 and the resulting online format alters the Recruitment process and membership experience. COVID-19 led to reduced dues across chapters and halted plans for a new fraternity on campus.
In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic and the Black Lives Matter movement, Greek groups had to decide what being a part of a Greek organization is really about.
Administrators and University authorities uphold the Student Code of Conduct during the remote semester. Students hold mixed reactions to the disciplinary actions they may face if they violate the code.
A majority of Pepperdine students who make up Greek life are White, revealing a lack of diversity in the system.
IFC targets “rush parties,” hazing and inequality between chapters with new rules.
Art by Ally Armstrong From sorority dessert mixers to fraternity dodgeball events, Greek life Recruitment events fill up much of the programming in the month of September at Seaver College. During this season, many students find a meaningful community that will last until graduation and even possibly afterwards. About one-third of the undergraduate population at […]
Art by Peau Porotesano There are certain things that I have begun to associate with the beginning of a new Pepperdine school year: the Return, unread syllabi and Recruitment. Everyone (Greek or not) is affected by Recruitment, particularly rush, because of the strain it causes on students. With the potential benefits of an early recruitment, […]