The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

Pitt’s nearly 700 student organizations serve a variety of interests.

‘All you have to do is reach out’: Getting involved in Pitt’s student organizations

By Rashi Ranjan, Senior Staff Writer June 24, 2021
With nearly 700 student organizations, Pitt features clubs that serve a variety of interests, from writing letters as random acts of kindness to visiting immigrant-owned restaurants around Pittsburgh.
Active fraternities and sororities have been conducting virtual recruitment this year.

‘We know better’: Greek life leaders address fall recruitment, partying crackdown

By Thea Barrett and Maura Scrabis September 8, 2020
Amid a crackdown on Oakland parties and the student organizations hosting them, some groups are holding themselves to a higher standard. John Altvater, the vice president of recruitment for the Pi Lambda Phi fraternity, said his chapter has closely followed COVID-19 health rules and encourages all Greek life chapters and other organizations to follow them.
Kappa Delta, Phi Kappa Theta and FIJI’s first-place “The Office” performance at Friday’s “Greek Sing.”

2019 Greek Sing pleases performers, raises funds for Children’s Miracle Network

By Amanda Giamalis, For The Pitt News March 25, 2019
Finishing off Pitt’s Greek Week, Greek Sing 2019 brought a large crowd to the field house. The event is held annually as a spirit event for Pitt’s Greek life, but also as a fundraiser for the Children’s Miracle Network.
Greek life leaders attend a meeting to discuss the social probation status on Jan 20. (Photo by John Hamilton/Managing Editor)

Greek life social probation came after student hospitalization

By The Pitt News Staff January 19, 2018

Dean of Students Kenyon Bonner put Greek life on modified social probation after a “serious alcohol incident,” he stated in a letter to both fraternity and sorority presidents Friday. The incident...

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