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For sororities, a reimagined fall

September 26, 2020 | programming | No Comments

Marisa Peryer

While parties and events thrown by Greek organizations have caused COVID-19 numbers to surge at colleges across the country, Yale’s four sororities are setting aside traditional fall events as they prepare for a quiet semester.

With traditionally in-person programming like sisterhood bonding and big-little reveals happening over Zoom, the four Panhellenic sororities — the Yale chapters of Alpha Phi, Kappa Alpha Theta, Kappa Kappa Gamma and Pi Beta Phi — are trying to recast what a meaningful Greek life experience looks like.

“All summer, the four sororities at Yale have been working together closely on how best to transition our day-to-day and long-term operations to adjust to our current circumstances,” wrote Theta President Caroline Moore ’21, a former editor at the News, adding that the sorority’s in-person operations are suspended until further notice.

Alpha Phi Diversity Board Director Gianna Griffin ’23 and President Olivia Probst ’22 wrote in

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