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A guide to Greek life at UT

A guide to Greek life at UT

Areeba Shah, Community Editor
July 14, 2017
Filed under Special, UT 101

For some college students, being involved in Greek Life is a major part of their identities. Others wonder what going Greek really means. For third-year political science and German major, Alex DiBell, it means making lifelong friendships, serving the community and exceeding academically. "I could...

UT fraternity builds a bridge to adventure

UT fraternity builds a bridge to adventure

Areeba Shah and Anna Glore, Associate Community Editor and Staff Reporter
April 25, 2017
Filed under Community

Founded in 1977 and known as Pi Kappa Phi’s exclusive philanthropy today, The Ability Experience is intended to instill lifelong service within the fraternity members to serve people with disabilities.   As part of their Ability weekend, University of Toledo Pi Kappa Phi members and alumni...

Rollin’ with the Lucas County Special Olympians

Rollin’ with the Lucas County Special Olympians

Anna Glore, Staff Reporter
September 27, 2016
Filed under Community

The University of Toledo’s Zeta Phi Eta hit the bowling lanes this past Saturday, Sept. 24, at New Glass Bowl Lanes for a cause that is big not only in the Toledo area, but throughout the country as well. Lucas County Special Olympics partnered with the communication fraternity in order to raise...

PIKE fireman’s challenge

PIKE fireman’s challenge

Emily Jackson, Community Co-Editor
September 6, 2016
Filed under Community

Every day, the firemen and women of the Toledo Fire and Rescue Department risk their lives in order to keep the city of Toledo safe, but their day-to-day bravery and sacrifice often goes unnoticed. A University of Toledo fraternity is helping to change that and shine the spotlight on these local heroes. For...

Phi Kappa Psi First Annual Melon Fest 2K16

Phi Kappa Psi First Annual Melon Fest 2K16

Amber Thomas, Community Editor
August 16, 2016
Filed under Community

Welcome Week 2016 is quickly approaching and Phi Kappa Psi is ensuring that it will be a very fruitful start to the new semester. The fraternity will host UT’s first ever Melon Fest before the fall semester on Aug. 19. Melon Fest is an event that is really popular with campuses on the west coast...

University of Toledo student assaulted

University of Toledo student assaulted

Colleen Anderson, Managing Editor
January 27, 2016
Filed under News, Top Stories

Editor’s note: This story contains language that some of our readers may find offensive, including racial slurs and cursing. Reader discretion is advised. Campus officials suspended Pi Kappa Phi fraternity’s local chapter while they investigate allegations of an off-campus, racially motivated assault ...

Vigil held in University of Toledo student’s honor

Vigil held in University of Toledo student’s honor

Amanda Pitrof and Lauren Gilbert
January 27, 2016
Filed under News

The dimly-lit auditorium was filled with about 200 people, sitting somberly in rows and listening intently to University of Toledo Pi Kappa Alpha President Mitchell Wiese, who stood on stage before them. As he talked, the lights slowly died down and he lit a candle. Weise exited the stage and walked...

Greek life isn’t about stereotypes

Greek life isn’t about stereotypes

Mark Moss, IC Columnist
September 1, 2015
Filed under Community

Before I became a part of Greek Life, I honestly thought it was somewhat similar to the 1978 movie “Animal House.” In the movie, four freshmen pledge a fraternity at Faber College where they are exposed to a variety of wild situations which include scenes of hazing, drinking, the attempt to destroy...

Hazing at UT

Hazing at UT

For The IC
April 29, 2015
Filed under News

The University of Toledo’s chapter of Pi Kappa Phi fraternity is under investigation for an allegation of an undisclosed form of hazing. According to NBC 24, an anonymous tip was sent to their newsroom Wednesday, April 22 that reported supposed hazing. “The University of Toledo is in contact...

Men walk a mile in heels for survivors of domestic violence

Samantha Rhodes, Managing Editor
April 8, 2015
Filed under News, Top Stories

Any woman who’s worn high heels is familiar with the pain that often accompanies this fashionable shoe style, and soon University of Toledo men will experience this same sensation — except they’ll be walking a mile. Walk a Mile in Her Shoes is an annual event put on by the Panhellenic Council...

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