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Pikes Do Their Part for Earth Day

Five brothers spent the Earth Day 2012 gardening on Northwestern’s campus. The brothers worked with Pike’s housing manager, David Giljohann, who runs the garden located near Technological Institute. The brothers weeded and tilled the soil for new seeds. Though the … Continue reading

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Pikes raises $42,964 at 2012 Northwestern Dance Marathon

During the first weekend in March, brothers and pledges of the Gamma Rho Chapter of Pi Kappa Alpha danced for 30 straight hours in the Northwestern University Dance Marathon. The 12 Gamma Rho brothers and five pledges teamed up to … Continue reading

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Packed House for Thanksgiving Dinner

The chapter hosted its annual Thanksgiving Dinner on Thursday November 17th in the great room of the house.  The house reached capacity as turnout was unprecedented with over 70 brothers and 50 potential new members in attendance! Gamma Rho’s Thanksgiving … Continue reading

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Gamma Rho Wins Second Consecutive Smythe

At the 2011 Academy in Memphis, Gamma Rho was awarded its second consecutive Robert Adger Smythe Award by the International Fraternity. The Smythe Award recognizes overall chapter excellence and is the most prestigious honor awarded by the International Fraternity. This … Continue reading

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Gamma Rho Internship Program in Spotlight

The recently initiated and continually growing Gamma Rho Internship Program is receiving praise from the International Fraternity. The article below was published to the Pi Kappa Alpha website (pikes.org) on Wednesday, May 25. Three Pi Kappa Alpha members from Gamma … Continue reading

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Paul Huettner (’09) Wins President of the Year

]At the annual Greek Awards Ceremony, hosted by the Order of Omega on May 17, 2011, Paul Huettner (’09) won the individual award for Outstanding Chapter President. This award was very well deserved, as Paul’s commitment to the fraternity during … Continue reading

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Pike Wins 2 Greek Awards, Finalist for 3 Others

At the annual Order of Omega Greek Awards Ceremony, held on Tuesday, May 17, Pi Kappa Alpha took home two chapter awards and was a finalist for three others. These awards recognize the excellence of both chapters and individuals in … Continue reading

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Pike Hosts University President for Dinner

On Wednesday, May 11, 2011, Northwestern President Morton O. Schapiro visited 30 of the brothers at the Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity house for dinner and a fireside chat. During the fireside, President Schapiro encouraged the brothers to ask questions on … Continue reading

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Gamma Rho Pledges 8 Men during Spring Recruitment

Congratulations to Chase Stephens, Sam Ide, Alec Lohmann, Andrew Hoff, Luke Moderhack, Tanner Nemkov, Demetrios Elias and Michael Gleeson on accepting their bids to join Pi Kappa Alpha. The pledge class will be led by Pledge Educator Mike Sharifi (’09) … Continue reading

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Pike Swimmers Compete at Big Ten Championships

This weekend 4 brothers and 3 pledges headed to the University of Minnesota for the 2011 Men’s Big Ten Swimming and Diving Championships. After two and a half days of competition, the Pikes have put up some pretty impressive times … Continue reading

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