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Three brick sorority houses with white columns.

Female transfer students face social barriers in sorority recruitment

Julianna Stephenson, Staff Writer May 8, 2023

Eugénie Rovegno, ’24, remembers sitting alone in a theme house while all her friends were at a sorority house watching a movie. She wasn’t allowed to join because of Panhellenic recruitment rules. Rovegno...

The front of the Pi Beta Phi chapter house, a building at least three stories tall with white columns and a brick first story with several columns and archways between them.

Pi Beta Phi placed on probation until 2024

Bri Hatch and Shauna Muckle April 11, 2023

Editors' note: For this piece, the Ring-tum Phi reached out to three administrators, a Panhellenic Council executive, and six active, involved members of Pi Beta Phi, including President Kaylin Jury and...

The Greek tragedy

Victoria Ernst, Staff Writer March 28, 2023

I stumbled down what I came to recognize as the bridge along West Nelson Street. Clouds hung low on the gray sky to match the dull, cracked pavement below. Ash dusted the once-red Lexington brick, which...

Sorority houses, red brick buildings with white columned porches, seen through trees.

Greek organizations battle hazing charges

Bri Hatch, Jenny Hellwig, and Shauna Muckle March 13, 2023

Disclaimer: A writer who contributed to this story is a member of Kappa Alpha Theta, one of the Greek organizations covered in this piece. In the interest of fair, unbiased coverage, she recused herself...

AKA member Leah Jackson, ’22, roasts marshmallows at the Panhel sponsored event. Photo by Grace Mamon, ’22.

Panhel hosts sorority-wide event to promote inclusivity

Grace Mamon November 9, 2021

Washington and Lee’s Panhellenic Council hosted the largest sorority event in several years Oct. 28. The event included the six National Panhellenic sororities and the university’s chapter of Alpha...

Reflections on changed sorority recruitment

Cassidy Fuller January 23, 2016

Washington and Lee is the best campus for Greek life, according to Best College Reviews, so it makes sense that the female students here take sorority rush, both formal and informal, very seriously. Informal...

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