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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.
Archived photo by Jenna Eason, 2016

Mercer’s delayed recruitment policy is here to stay

Emily Rose Thorne, Digital Editor October 27, 2019
Mercer switched to delayed recruitment in 2017 to improve Greek numbers, GPAs and safety measures. Three years later, students generally disapprove of the policy, but administration says it's been positive for the school.
Greek Village houses the different sororities and fraternities at Mercer.

Mercer sorority members petition to change delayed recruitment guidelines

Emily Rose Thorne, Digital Editor September 18, 2019

Two years after Mercer’s Greek-letter organizations switched to a delayed recruitment policy, nearly 140 women in Panhellenic chapters have signed a petition to reverse the decision. Savannah Lackey...

Alpha Delta Pi hosts second annual pancake breakfast

Alpha Delta Pi hosts second annual pancake breakfast

Kaleigh Manson February 23, 2011

The sisters of Alpha Delta Pi hosted a pancake breakfast at Centenary United Methodist Church Saturday, Feb. 12 with proceeds going to the Ronald McDonald House. The event, known as ADPiHop, ran...

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