Empowerment through sisterhood

Empowerment through sisterhood

The first all-Muslim sorority on campus and in the nation has gained its Greek letters. Originally established as the organization Muslimahs for Change by alumna Samira Maddox, Mu Delta Alpha was founded at UTD and has recently evolved into a professional sorority. MDA started with three members, but now has...

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Frat welcomes incoming members

Frat welcomes incoming members

A newly chartered fraternity introduced its inaugural class this semester. Phi Delta Theta got its start on campus in August 2015 as an interest group. New recruits known as “Founding Fathers” gained traction for the fraternity while the organization took steps to become an official chapter. Nearly two years later,...

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Greek life obtains new commons in SU

Greek life obtains new commons in SU

In an effort to encourage fraternity and sorority life on campus, a newly-renovated room is now available for Greek organizations. Fraternity and Sorority Life’s need for growth resulted in the expansion of the Ritual Room,  a space for students part of Greek life organizations to study and hold meetings. On...

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Chi Phi fraternity put on deferred suspension for hazing

Chi Phi fraternity put on deferred suspension for hazing

This story has been corrected since its original publication. The disciplinary committee and Office of Community Standards and Conduct found Chi Phi responsible for hazing that occurred at a party off campus. The fraternity has been placed on deferred suspension until 2021. The investigation began Oct. 17, four days after...

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‘Bit of everything’

‘Bit of everything’

As recruitment begins for a community that is already home to more than 700 students, Greek organizations on campus are aiming to continue diversifying their membership and pushing for housing. Sept. 6 marks the start of rush events for Kappa Sigma, the oldest fraternity at UTD. Cameron Peterson, who is...

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Frats open talk on assault

Frats open talk on assault

To read about Prevention and Defense click here. The Interfraternity Council will host “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes” to raise awareness about campus sexual assaults, rape and gender violence for the second time Oct. 9 on the Plinth. Members of different fraternities will walk in high heels and dance...

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Frat party bust ends in MIC citations

Frat party bust ends in MIC citations

Updated Sept. 21: Richardson PD cited at least 53 students for minor in consumption of alcohol at a Sigma Alpha Epsilon house party on Sept. 7. As a result, the UTD chapter of SAE has been ordered to cease and desist by the national organization, according to Daniel Hernandez, assistant...

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