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Greek life seeks change in stigma after new alcohol limits

According to a study from the U.S. National Library of Medicine and National Institutes of Health, approximately one in every 10 university students had problematic alcohol use and 4.6% of students were in high-level problematic alcohol use, which was indicative of alcohol dependence.

Nicole Mitchell, Special to The Shield

November 13, 2018

Sean Kennedy said the word “fraternity” at USI means much more than party-house. “You’re here for college, you’re not here to party,” the Lambda Chi president said. “The whole purpose of our organization is to make men better men.” Kennedy, a senior double major in history and ps...

University removes recognition of Phi Delta Theta chapter

University removes recognition of Phi Delta Theta chapter

Riley Guerzini, News Editor

December 4, 2017

The university removed its recognition of fraternity Phi Delta Theta Monday evening ending a month-long investigation into a hazing and alcohol incident. “After a thorough investigation, the University of Southern Indiana has withdrawn recognition and Phi Delta Theta’s General Headquarters has...

Phi Delta Theta under investigation for hazing

Phi Delta Theta under investigation for hazing

Riley Guerzini, News Editor

November 15, 2017

The university has placed an interim suspension on Phi Delta Theta and is subsequently investigating the fraternity after allegations of hazing. The suspension, placed Oct. 26, is a response to the fraternity being “deemed to be a threat to the safety and well-being of the university community, pr...

Fall Festival worth sacrifice

Members of Delta Zeta stand in front of their booth, the only pink painted booth at Fall Fest. The university Greek Life are just a few of the organizations that participate in the popular Evansville event.

Sarah Rogers, Features Editor

September 26, 2017

  During Fall Fest, Nathan Popp skips all his classes. The junior economics major is the chairman for Phi Delta Theta’s Fall Festival booth and said, being the chairman, he is pretty much forced to miss school during that week. The West Side Nut Club will be hosting the 96th annu...

Phi Delta Theta sets Phi-K goal

Phi Delta Theta sets Phi-K goal

Sarah Loesch, Editor-in-Chief

August 18, 2016

Lou Gehrig was a member of Phi Delta Theta in the early 1920s, but his memory lives on in the fraternity years later. Gehrig was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) in 1939 after his health began to deteriorate. He died within two years. Phi Delta Theta adopted ALS as its international phil...

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