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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 bid day moving to virtual format

Panhellenic bid day moving to virtual format

Mary Helene Hall, Managing Editor September 10, 2020
The National Panhellenic Council made the decision to move all organization “bid days” to a virtual format Sept. 9.
 Alpha Tau Omega and Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. raised $800 for the Susan G. Komen foundation this past October with a philanthropy powder puff game.

In defense of fraternity men, a member of Alpha Tau Omega speaks out

Christopher Murdock, Contributing Writer April 28, 2016

A fraternity man. What thoughts come to mind when reading those words? Let me guess Total Frat Move, drinking, drugs, exclusivity — all of the above and more. Society makes it seem as if fraternities...

Brothers of Kappa Sigma, Alpha Beta chapter

Kappa Sigma’s ‘Run to Victory’ aims to raise $20,000 for Navy SEALs

Nicholas Wooten, Managing Editor September 11, 2015

This band of brothers isn’t crossing a hail of bullets like the Scouts and Raiders on the sands of Salerno. But the Alpha Beta and Lambda Xi chapters of Kappa Sigma are on a mission of their own. In...

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