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Photo by Andrew Wigdor / MTSU Sidelines Last Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018, Rep. John DeBerry introduced a controversial bill that proposed a ban on fraternities and sororities on Tennessee campuses. Since the bill’s introduction, DeBerry has said that the legislation was misunderstood and that the ban was simply the “start of a conversation.” MTSU Greek …

Photo and story by Anthony Merriweather / Contributing Writer MTSU Fraternity and Sorority Life representatives were in the Student Union Building Tuesday to promote anti-hazing efforts as a part of National Hazing Prevention Week. FSL representatives set up a table with a banner that read, “These Hands Don’t Haze,” and passing students were invited to …

Photos and story by Joi Williams / Contributing Writer Members of MTSU’s sororities and fraternities traveled back to the ’90s Friday night as they battled it out for the first place title at the annual Fight Song competition. Six teams competed in song and dance battles in the Murphy Center. Team one included representatives from …

Photo courtesy of Leslie Merritt The MTSU College Panhellenic Council recently received the National Panhellenic Conference College Panhellenic Achievement Award, which is an honor that was earned by 42 colleges across the country for the 2016-17 year. According to Director of Fraternity and Sorority Life Leslie Merritt, the council, which serves as the governing body for …

Story by Brinley Hineman, Assistant News Editor & Sarah Grace Taylor, Editor-in-Chief MTSU’s chapter of Phi Delta Theta was put on probation in early August for violating eight campus policies. According to the report by MTSU’s Office of Judicial Affairs, the fraternity violations included multiple uses of cocaine and LSD in fraternity houses, hazing and hosting unauthorized meetings …

Donald Abels MTSU

Donald Abels has officially resigned from his position as Fraternity and Sorority Life Coordinator after announcing his acceptance of a new position in Fraternity and Sorority Life at the University of Mississippi. After three years of serving as FSL coordinator, Abels will be making the move to Oxford, Mississippi, to further his career in Greek …