News

UVA Revokes Agreements With Pi Kappa Alpha And Sigma Nu

UVA Revokes Agreements With Pi Kappa Alpha And Sigma Nu

Photo: WINA

The University of Virginia plans to revoke agreements with two fraternities that have been part of Wahoo life since the 19th century. UVA officials are not saying much about their actions against Pi Kappa Alpha and Sigma Nu, but they indicate they are in hot water because of the new member education process. That’s another way of saying hazing. Those who live in the PiKA and Sigma Nu houses are allowed to stay until their current leases expire. For a Greek house to be recognized by UVA, it must have a fraternal organization agreement. That lets it take part in activities coordinated by UVA’s Inter-Fraternity Council, garner support from the Office of the Dean of Students, and reserve space in university buildings. UVA does not plan to consider applications from either PiKA or Sigma Nu (pictured) until May 2016 at the earliest..

 

Latest Stories

in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: Oct. 24

jamesbrown

A look back on some of the Hollywood headlines that made history.

in National

New York doctor tests positive for Ebola

An exterior view of Bellevue Hospital in New York City, October 23, 2014.

A physician with Doctors Without Borders who returned to New York City from West Africa has tested positive for Ebola.

in Entertainment

‘Jersey Shore’ star heading to trial on tax evasion

sorrentino

Reality TV star Michael "The Situation" Sorrentino pleaded not guilty to federal tax fraud charges.