Editorial: Greek life should expand financial aid to remain at Tufts

With Greek life back on campus, the one thing nearly everyone can agree on is that, if Greek life organizations continue to exist, financial reform will be necessary. While houses have encouraged fewer money-centric events, dues are still strikingly high. Many students who have to pay these dues themselves face real financial and time constrictions, juggling part-time jobs on […]

Risk Management Assistance Team expands to include sorority members

The Tufts Risk Management Assistance Team (RMAT), founded by the 2015-2016 Interfraternity Council (IFC), is undergoing changes to expand its reach and to improve its ability to keep students safe at Greek events, according to IFC President and RMAT co-founder Alex Spring. RMAT is opening its membership to all Inter-Greek Council (IGC) organizations, meaning that sorority members will […]

Inter Greek Council takes First steps toward Greek life anti-racism task force

The Inter-Greek Council (IGC) is working with the LGBT Center, the Chief Diversity Officer and the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life to create a Greek Life Anti-Racism task force, according to Christin Mujica, IGC vice president of community engagement. Each Greek organization at Tufts is required to send two representatives to participate on the […]

Greek community aims to address sexual assault, behavioral problems

The Inter-Greek Council (IGC), the Greek Life Anti-Sexual Assault Initiative Task Force and the broader Greek community are working to prevent sexual assault and behavioral issues in Greek life this semester. The efforts to reform Greek life have included the hiring of sexual misconduct prevention specialist Alexandra Donovan last July, training and initiatives to ensure safer Greek social events and increased communication within […]

Greek community forms anti-sexual assault task force

Independent of the university-wide Sexual Misconduct Prevention Task Force, Tufts Inter-Greek Council (IGC) held its first Greek Life Anti-Sexual Assault Initiative Task Force meeting on Oct. 31, with a second meeting planned for Friday.  Members from seven of the 17 Greek organizations at Tufts attended the meeting in which students began to draft a mission statement and letter of intent, […]

IFC and IGC launch Halloween safety initiative

Tufts Interfraternity Council (IFC) and Inter-Greek Council (IGC), together with the Women’s Center and the Tufts administration, launched a Halloween safety initiative this week that aims to increase awareness regarding racial and misrepresentative Halloween costumes and protect students against sexual assault and alcohol abuse. Incidents of sexual assault and alcohol transports are shown to increase on college […]