Category: Greek Life

Overheard At Bid Day

Bid day, if nothing else, is an extravaganza of epic proportions, which is why we decided to spend an hour Monday watching the events unfold just for your enjoyment.

Judge Grants Postponement Of Beta Theta Pi Trial

Centre County President Judge Pamela Ruest granted a request from the prosecution to push back any potential trial date in the Beta Theta Pi case involving the death of Tim Piazza until April.

Interfraternity Council Implementing Internal Audit Committee

“We believe this is a necessary step in leading our community into the New Era of Greek life, one characterized by safety, support, and unity.”

Motion For New District Judge In Beta Theta Pi Case Denied

Centre County President Judge Pamela Ruest last week signed an order denying a motion by former District Attorney Stacy Parks Miller seeking different magisterial district judge to handle the preliminary hearing for refiled charges against Beta Theta Pi brothers.

Panhellenic Recruitment Numbers Remain Consistent In Spite Of Changing Greek Life Landscape

Women participating in recruitment started visiting individual chapters at their open houses over the weekend. Bid Day will be held on Monday, January 22.

Interfraternity Council To Instate Dry Period During Recruitment

“The IFC presidents believe that a mandated dry period will help facilitate a safe and sustainable recruitment process for this semester, and moving into the future,” IFC Communications Director Daniel Lee said.

Beta Theta Pi Asks For Stay In Alum’s Lawsuit

by Geoff Rushton Beta Theta Pi’s former Penn State chapter has requested that a Centre County judge delay alumnus Donald Abbey’s lawsuit against the fraternity. The Alpha Upsilon chapter, which is the alumni corporation that owns the fraternity house at 220 N. Burrowes St., wants a stay in the civil proceedings until criminal cases stemming […]