Greeks top GPA average

University fraternities and sororities received higher fall semester grade averages than non-Greek students, according to a report released Jan. 16. The report, which was released by the Greek Council, indicates the combined Greek GPA average was 2.87 ... Continue Reading →

Carbondale youth to display talents at RSO showcase

Those on campus Wednesday evening can stop by the Student Center Ballrooms to see artwork and entertainment by area children. The artwork by children from Rainbow’s End daycare and Thomas Elementary School will fill the walls of the Student Center Ballrooms ... Continue Reading →

Students express concern over Player’s Ball status

Although some students are worried that a university fraternity’s suspension may result in the cancellation of one of its major events, a member from the group said the organization does more than host the Player’s Ball. The Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity ... Continue Reading →

Black Affairs Council responds to DE article

Students said at a Black Affairs Council meeting Thursday that they feel unwelcome at the university. They said they didn’t fit into the university image that Chancellor Rita Cheng is attempting to create. The discussion was spurred by complaints about ... Continue Reading →

Fraternity on suspension for low member GPAs

The Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity’s university chapter has been suspended until spring 2015 because of low grade point averages, a university official said. Andy Morgan, director of Greek Life, said the fraternity was not meeting university Greek standards. ... Continue Reading →

Annual Player’s Ball sells out SIU Arena

The SIU Arena may have been the hottest club south of Chicago Saturday night. Kappa Alpha Psi hosted the annual Player’s Ball, which saw a sold-out crowd turn the basketball court into a massive dance floor. Kappa Alpha Psi President Brandon Atkins ... Continue Reading →
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