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Bonner discusses Greek life changes

Dean of Students Kenyon Bonner, pictured here in March 2017, spoke with The Pitt News Tuesday about the current state of Greek life on campus. (TPN File Photo)

By John Hamilton | Managing Editor

February 7, 2018

Dean of Students Kenyon Bonner said Tuesday that he will lift the Greek life social probation after what he considers “meaningful progress” is made in improving the safety of fraternities and sororities at Pitt. In an interview with The Pitt News, Bonner discussed the response to a Jan. 18 off-cam...

Don’t paint Greek Life with single stroke

(Illustration by Liam McFadden | Staff Illustrator)

By Ana Altchek | Columnist

February 6, 2018

I distinctly remember my first night at college, standing awkwardly in the basement of an off-campus house packed with strangers. Lost in a trance, watching drunken mobs of people make fools of themselves, I was brought back to reality when I was aggressively shoved by an incoherent stranger who spil...

Hold Greek Life to a higher standard

(Illustration by Liam McFadden | Staff Illustrator)

By Neena Hagen, Columnist

January 30, 2018

From Penn State to Florida State, colleges across the country have been joining an ever-lengthening list of schools with recent high-profile fraternity fatalities tarnishing their records. Pitt nearly fell into the same trap last week. A member of the Sigma Chi fraternity chapter on campus was hospi...

Student safe after drinking ‘excessive amounts of alcohol’ at Sigma Chi event

Pitt's Sigma Chi chapter has been suspended after an alcohol incident left a student hospitalized. (Photo by Thomas Yang / Visual Editor)

By John Hamilton / Managing Editor

January 25, 2018

After a week of sparse details about a Greek life function that left a student hospitalized, Pitt released a statement Thursday with some information about the Sigma Chi alcohol incident. At a Sigma Chi function last Thursday, a student was taken to a hospital by his friends after drinking “excessive amounts of alcohol,” a statement from Pitt spokesperson Joe Miksch said. The student is n...

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