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Delta Upsilon ramps up recruitment numbers in hopes to officially charter in the winter of 2015

University of Oregon’s Delta Upsilon is participating in its first formal recruitment this fall in hopes of finding enough quality men to be able to charter in the winter. Delta Upsilon is UO’s newest fraternity out of the 17 total on campus. It’s a non-secret, non-hazing house that was first introduced on campus in the [...]

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IFC has record-breaking fall rush

Olivia Proffit Follow @oproffit !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src=”//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js”;fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,”script”,”twitter-wjs”); A record number of men participated in Interfraternity Council (IFC) fall rush this year — approximately 1,100, between 300-400 more than usual. Of those, approximately 400 new members were accepted to be part of the Interfraternity Council greek organizations. “It was really good to see all those guys out [...]

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African studies department to offer course on Beyoncé, Rihanna

The Department of African and African Diaspora Studies will offer a class spring 2015 titled “Beyoncé Feminism, Rihanna Womanism,” which will highlight how the actions of these women reflect aspects of black feminism.  Natasha Tinsley, associate professor in the Department of African and African Diaspora Studies, created the concept for the class and will teach [...]

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U celebrates five years of sustainability efforts

By: Molly Michaletz This fall, the University of Minnesota is celebrating five years of sustainability efforts. University Services kick-started the “It All Adds Up” campaign in 2009 with the goal of reducing energy consumption on campus and creating a greener community. While the school has saved energy on a variety of new projects in recent years, [...]

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BUPD investigates breaking, entering on Bay State Road

The Boston University Police Department is investigating a breaking and entering at 143 and 145 Bay State Road Tuesday morning. PHOTO BY MINA CORPUZ/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF The Boston University Police Department is investigating a breaking and entering that occurred at 145 and 143 Bay State Road Tuesday morning, said BU spokesman Colin Riley. Early [...]

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Travel Tuesday: time flies when you’re having fun

Time is a really weird concept isn’t it? Einstein said that it all comes down to relativity. He proposed that all of time can be measured in the effect it had on oneself. For instance, putting your hand on a hot stove for a minute will make it seem like an hour, but sitting with [...]

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This week in movies: Week of Oct. 20

Best New Trailers (trailers in hyperlinks): “In the Heart of the Sea,” starring Chris Hemsworth “Unbroken” Trailer #2 “Foxcatcher,” starring Channing Tatum and Steve Carell “Focus,” starring Will Smith and Margot Robbie “Mr. Turner,” starring Timothy Spall “Citizenfour,” an Edward Snowden documentary Last weekend’s box office: “Fury” easily took first place with a $23 million [...]

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Long Story Short – October 20, 2014

Chirag Govardhan and Sharon Lin host fall quarter’s third episode of Long Story Short. First, we speak with Arjun Banerjee about the Indian Student Union’s annual Navratri Raas/Garba night. Then, we sit down with Joseph Martinus to talk about his role as a chef demonstrator at UCLA’s Sustainability Fair. After, we chat with Chiyori Shimamoto [...]

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BYU rolls into Disability Awareness Week

“Murderball” is a hardcore game of wheelchair rugby played by quadriplegic athletes, but all students will have the chance to play during Disability Awareness Week. The week begins at BYU on Oct. 20 and continues through Oct. 24. The week will offer workshops, speakers, movies and more. This is the first year that Disability Awareness Week will be [...]

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Classifieds – October 21, 2014

The Daily Trojan features Classified advertising in each day’s edition. Here you can read, search, and even print out each day’s edition of the Classifieds.

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