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SIBLINGHOOD - Bailey Gomes, Aja Miller and Karlene Howard (left to right) made Kappa Psi Nu sweatshirts during one of their siblinghood nights this semester. Kappa Psi Nu is a recently established non gendered sorority that focuses on creating an inclusive Greek Life experience.

Breaking gender stereotypes in Greek Life

Katarina Rothhorn, Features Editor April 1, 2022

The longevity of the relationships she had discovered through Kappa Psi Nu first struck Karlene Howard, junior psychology major, at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. It was her second semester as a member...

HAY SISTER—(left to right) Alexa Murdoch, Brenna Dill, Ashley McIntire and Kyndall Dalbo, a few of the Alpha Gamma Delta sister, spend time together building lasting relationships. 
Photo courtesy of Chantel LaBlonde

Alpha Gamma Delta heartens involvement

Maggie Duly September 12, 2019

When people think of sororities often cheesy college comedy movies come to mind with outdated stereotypes. Here at NMU social fraternities and sororities are groups of students committed to philanthropy...

Greek life doesn’t reflect stereotypes

Greek life doesn’t reflect stereotypes

Hailee Powell March 15, 2018

“Northern has sororities?” is a common question I get whenever I wear my sorority’s letters on campus. The answer is “yes,” and just to be clear: NMU has three sororities and two fraternities,...

The sorority sisters of the NMU chapter of Kappa Xi Delta will be recruiting new members during Feb. 12 to 17
Photo coutesy of Caitlin Miner

New sorority looks to recruit more members

Sophie Hillmeyer February 8, 2018

NMU is now home to three different sororities and the newest chapter to join the student body is Kappa Xi Delta. The six ladies currently in Kappa Xi Delta work together to strive toward academic excellence...

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