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OPINION: Mercer has no place for an openly homophobic fraternity

OPINION: Mercer has no place for an openly homophobic fraternity

Sarah Moore, Staff Writer April 14, 2021
On the surface, there seems to be nothing wrong with allowing BYX into Mercer’s Interfraternity Council (IFC). According to their purpose, BYX exists to “establis[h] brotherhood and unity among college men based on the common bond of Jesus Christ.” However, a cursory Google search of the organization quickly reveals the reason Mercer cannot allow BYX to charter a chapter on our campus: the fraternity has a long history of openly discriminating against the LGBTQ+ community. 
Panhellenic recruitment to be fully virtual

Panhellenic recruitment to be fully virtual

Mary Helene Hall, Managing Editor August 29, 2020
Mercer’s Panhellenic chapters—Alpha Delta Pi, Chi Omega, Alpha Gamma Delta and Phi Mu—will hold each of their three rounds of recruitment via Zoom.
The fraternities Alpha Tao Omega and Kappa Alpha Psi are preparing their teams for a philanthropic powderpuff game to raise money for breast cancer awareness.

Powder Puff game raises awareness for breast cancer

Justin Baxley, Sports Editor October 14, 2015

On Oct. 25 in the friendly confines of Five Star Stadium, two teams will square off in what might be the biggest game of the year. The two teams currently sit with perfect records at 0-0 and are coming...

Pi Kappa Phi fraternity suspended

Pi Kappa Phi fraternity suspended

Emily Farlow October 24, 2012

After Mercer University housing staff found alcohol on the front porch of the Pi Kappa Phi fraternity house on Friday, Aug. 16, a judicial hearing ruled to suspend the fraternity from campus for the...

Mercer’s Panhellenic Council hosts first annual Male High Heel Race

Mercer’s Panhellenic Council hosts first annual Male High Heel Race

Marin Guta October 24, 2012

On Oct. 16 Mercer’s Panhellenic Council hosted the High Heel Race, its first philanthropic event of the semester. Non-Greek and Greek male participants paid $5 to $10 and raced up the street near Porter...

Alpha Tau Omega and Alpha Delta Pi earn national awards

Alpha Tau Omega and Alpha Delta Pi earn national awards

Kaleigh Manson October 19, 2011

Two Greek organizations on Mercer’s campus were pleased to receive national recognition this past summer. The Alpha Zeta chapter of Alpha Tau Omega and the Beta Sigma chapter of Alpha Delta Pi were...

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