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Staten Island Campus Student’s Racist Post Prompts Investigation

Staten Island Campus Student’s Racist Post Prompts Investigation

Derrell Bouknight, News Editor

May 10, 2018


Filed under Home Scroll, News

After students on the Staten Island campus reported a “racist picture” that appeared on an Instagram account belonging to a fellow student in the Phi Eta Chi sorority on campus, President Conrado “Bobby” Gempesaw said that the incident was “unacceptable and will not be tolerated” in an inter...

Is Joining a Fraternity or Sorority Worth It?

Is Joining a Fraternity or Sorority Worth It?

Rasheeda Campbell, Staff Writer

October 11, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Fraternities and sororities are, to some students, a big part of the college experience. Joining one of the two is probably the best way to grow long lasting friendships in college. Or is it? Since I am a junior now, I have been seriously thinking about possibly joining a sorority. My mom being an ...

Sorority Spotlight: Sigma Iota Alpha

Sorority Spotlight: Sigma Iota Alpha

Beverly Danquah, Features Editor

October 6, 2017


Filed under Features

Sisterhood comes before anything else in this sorority, which is why they call themselves “hermandad de..” meaning “sisterhood of” in Spanish. Growing up, sophomore student Erika Madera didn’t have any sisters. However, after getting involved with Greek life on campus, Erika now can’t im...

Greek Fair

Nickool Castro, Staff Writer

September 28, 2016


Filed under News

The Department of Fraternity and Sorority Life held its annual Greek fair September 12 at 4 p.m. on Montgoris Strip. Interfraternity Council fraternities, Panhellenic sororities and the African & Latino Fraternal/Sororal Alliance organizations were present, showcasing their paddles, awards and provi...

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