Mustang News, Oct. 8, 2013: Students remember the lives of four Mustangs, IFC Recruitment kicks off

Olivia DeGennaro [follow id= “LivDeGennaro”] Mustang News anchor Olivia DeGennaro recaps today’s biggest news at Cal Poly.

Fraternities leave suspension behind, begin new risk management practices

Cal Poly lifted the social suspension on Interfraternity Council (IFC) chapters on Tuesday, a week before fall recruitment begins on Oct. 8.

Deferred rush compromise brings changes

Cal Poly students will notice quite a few changes in the greek system starting this fall, courtesy of several new policies resulting from a compromise to end deferred recruitment for Interfraternity Council (IFC) fraternities.

Safer, greek life collaborate for safe sex workshop

Hillary Kaiser Two people who know each other from class go to a party together and start drinking. They begin making out and things quickly progress. What is the guy thinking about? What is going on in the girl’s…

IFC looks to ‘Break the Stereotype’ with new campaign

Laura Pezzini Classrooms and hallways across campus are strewn with clusters of black and white posters. These are neither advertisements nor event posters, which are typically displayed on campus message boards. Instead, they are part of the “Break the…

Freshman rush requirements under fire

Laura Pezzini Restrictions on fraternity recruitment — brought about following the death of Cal Poly freshman Carson Starkey from alcohol poisoning — may be rescinded next year after concerns were raised about unequal treatment of fraternities and sororities. Since…

Carson Starkey’s legacy: Scott and Julia Starkey are raising alcohol awareness among college students

A look back on the death of Cal Poly freshman Carson Starkey, and the awareness his parents have raised about alcohol poisoning prevention since.

Fraternity booths defaced

Vandals targeted the rush booths of four fraternities over the weekend of Jan. 21. While several other booths were egged or had their greek letters removed, the Pi Kappa Alpha (commonly know as PIKE) booth was spray-painted with slogans alleging…

Greek life summit focuses on training leaders

Greek life presidents and executives worked on leadership and creating a stronger, more integrated Greek community at the Greek Life Summit in Cambria this last weekend.

Seniors promote alcohol awareness

Two Cal Poly students put together their senior projects in attempt to slow the trend of underage drinking in San Luis Obispo.