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Group addresses civil rights concerns

Would anyone notice if you went missing?The TCU chapter of Amnesty International held a weeklong event starting Sept. 4 to raise awareness for people who are imprisoned for their beliefs.

Dani Folks, vice president of Amnesty International, said the term coined for these prisoners are "prisoners of conscience."

"Amnesty International is the biggest civil rights organization in the world," Folks said.

Amy Gardner, the organization's secretary and treasurer, said people's rights are being abused every day.

Pledges accept bids, continue IFC tradition

An Interfraternity Council tradition spanning more than 50 years continued Wednesday night as 282 men crossed over the TCU seal in Sadler Hall. After going through three rounds of IFC Men's Recruitment, 318 men gathered in the Brown-Lupton Student Center Ballroom at 6 p.m. to receive their bid cards.

Josh Schutts, coordinator of fraternity and sorority life and IFC adviser, said recruitment started last Saturday with an information session. The first round started with 336 men visiting all the IFC houses.

Sorority ready to recruit first class

After an abbreviated formal recruitment last week, Gamma Phi Beta will start its recruitment Sept. 10. Invited to join the TCU Greek community March...

Wiggins Hall renovated; fraternities find new homes

Heads or tails? With a simple cointoss, the future homes of two fraternities were decided. Pi Kappa Phi and Sigma Phi Epsilon, the Sig Ep President Clayton Simons said, determined their future residences in a coin toss last winter. Both fraternities are now housed in the former girls' dormitory, Wiggins Hall , alongside the new sorority, Gamma Phi Beta and freshmen males.

Both fraternities were previously housed in Milton Daniel Hall, which now houses freshman and honors students.

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