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Central New York, Community

Greek Life Buzz Continues After Syracuse University Survey

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Click the play button to hear Syracuse student Jett Cloud and Student Association President Ghufran Salih share their thoughts on Greek life. A transcript of the above audio is available here. By Julian Baron SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Nearly half of non-Greek students at Syracuse University believe Greek life does not positively impact the school’s community, according […]

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Central New York, Community, Education

Student Movement Rises in Wake of Theta Tau Expulsion from Syracuse University

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Click “Play” to hear more about the student protests against the Theta Tau fraternity. Audio Transcript: Hilepo_ThetaTau_Script By James Hilepo SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Just before noon on April 18, Chancellor Kent Syverud sent an email to the entire student body at Syracuse University, announcing that the school was suspending the professional engineering fraternity, Theta Tau, […]

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Central New York, Community, Education, Syracuse

Syracuse University’s Theta Tau Suspended After ‘Extremely Racist’ Video Surfaces

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by Nicole DeMentri SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)– Syracuse University Chancellor Kent Svyerud announced the suspension of Theta Tau fraternity Wednesday morning following videos of members partaking in “words and behaviors that are extremely racist, anti-Semitic, homophobic, sexist, and hostile to people with disabilities,” according to an email from Svyerud to the campus community. The Daily Orange, […]

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Public Safety

Syracuse University Takes Part in National Hazing Prevention Week

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By Amanda Brandell SYRACUSE, NY (NCC News) The Syracuse Greek Community is coming together to help spread awareness for National Hazing Prevention week. Hazing has become a common practice among Sororities and Fraternities on college campuses. Syracuse University is one of many College’s taking the week of Sept. 21-25 to create awareness and educate students on […]

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Efforts to Revive Gay SU Fraternity

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By Eric Duick SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – The predominantly gay Delta Lambda Phi fraternity is on the verge of a return to the Syracuse University campus. Ten students filed a petition to the DLP offices last week in hopes of colony approval from the board of directors. In the interim, the prospective members are considered to […]

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