Greek Life Recruitment Adopts New Schedule

In an effort to increase visibility and outreach, the University of South Dakota has shifted its traditional sorority recruitment schedule, pushing it two weekends back to Labor Day weekend. This shift has allowed for increased marketing and promotion for students and was driven by the desire to promote Greek Life to students who may not […]

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USD Greek Life adapts to restrictions on social gatherings

USD’s Greek Life organizations have seen a reduction in the number and types of official social events since the start of the pandemic last March. Laura Anderton, director of sorority and fraternity life at USD, said the university’s normal policy for approving social events for fraternities and sororities involves registration 10 business days prior to […]

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Building relationships through academics and community service

By joining a sorority or fraternity students are given the chance to make new friends, achieve goals and network with people who have similar interests within their own chapters. Senior Sydney Cook is a member of Kappa Alpha Theta and is also the Vice President of Recruitment for the Panhellenic Council. The Panhellenic Council oversees all four sororities on […]

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Greek Week brings sororities, fraternities together

Greek Week is a week dedicated to celebrating Greek Life at USD. It also promotes unity within the four sororities and eight fraternities on campus.  This year, Greek Week is taking place Sept. 21 through the 25. Isaih Schott, a sophomore radiologic technology major and member of Lambda Chi Alpha summarized what Greek Week is. […]

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Thursday Night on the Platz lights up downtown Vermillion

Downtown Vermillion transforms every Thursday for music, food and fun for the Vermillion Chamber and Development Company’s (VCDC) Thursday Night on the Platz. Thursday Night on the Platz began after downtown Vermillion reopened in the late spring. Since then community members have come to Main Street looking to have a fun night out downtown — […]

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