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A house full of community, perspectives on Greek life housing

A house full of community, perspectives on Greek life housing

Riley LeCocq, Editor-in-Chief
March 2, 2023

“It’s a unique experience, being able to live with 60 plus of your best friends.”  According to Cade Dinsmore, president of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity, this is the highlight of living in...

The Oregon State sorority, Kappa Kappa Gamma on Feb. 2. While living in Kappa during a normal, no covid year Kappa would normally have 50 women living in while sleeping in the sleeping porches.

Living in Greek Life is ‘more than just paying rent’

Stella Harkness, News Contributor
March 9, 2022

One option for housing option for Oregon State University students comes in the form of living in a sorority and fraternity houses, which is an option for members of Greek life. Greek life is made up...

This illustration above is meant to mimic the OSU Interfraternity Council’s “Jump Day.” This is an event where new members of fraternities meet at the Memorial Union and are boosted into the air and caught by their new fraternity brothers.

Clairmont: To rush or to not rush?

The importance of extracurriculars and exploring all your options
Kimberly Clairmont, Columnist
September 27, 2021

Editor’s Note: This column does not represent the opinion of The Daily Barometer. This column reflects the personal opinions of the writer. Current Oregon State University fraternity and sorority...

Members of the Kappa Delta sorority at Oregon State University prepare for fall 2021 recruitment by showing off their pride during spirit week. Recruitment will take place in person for the first time since the start of the pandemic and Greek Life organizations say they are following and upholding the necessary
protocols regarding COVID-19.

In-person recruitment events return to OSU’s Greek community

Sororities and fraternities outline their plans for incoming and second-year students to finally experience Greek life on campus.
Luke Brockman, News Contributor
September 27, 2021

After students lost them nearly two years ago, in-person Greek Life activities are making their reappearance on Oregon State University’s campus, albeit with some “new normal” modifications. Contingent...

Lalo Rodriguez Amezcua, third-year fisheries and wildlife student and president of the Omega Delta Phi fraternity, smiles for a Zoom portrait. “Our chapter is currently Latino majority but we are welcoming to anyone. ODPhi gives us a space within our chapter and our council to surround us with people who all share the same concerns and experiences that come with being a minority attending a [predominantly white institution],” Rodriguez Amezcua said via email.

Leaders, members of multicultural sororities, fraternities encourage underrepresented minorities to join Greek organizations

Teresita Guzman Nader, News Reporter
June 17, 2020

This article is a part of the START issue, a guide for all incoming Oregon State University students and their families going through START, which aims to help familiarize them with the campus, college...

Alpha Omicron Pi and Sigma Nu hoist up their trophy after winning the 2019 All-University SING competition on May 3.

Alpha Omicron Pi, Sigma Nu win All-University SING

Jonathan Calderon, News Contributor
May 6, 2019

Alpha Omicron Pi and Sigma Nu were the first-place winners of Oregon State University’s 2019 All-University SING event last Friday, the culmination of eight months of practicing and planning with coaches...

Two smaller fraternities recruit in the Memorial Union Quad

Two smaller fraternities recruit in the Memorial Union Quad

Brian Rathbone, News/Sports Chief
April 11, 2017

One fraternity was tossing around a football, the other was painting shirts. Both were out recruiting.Tuesday afternoon, two of Oregon State’s smaller fraternities—Delta Lambda Phi and Kappa Delta...

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