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Greek vs. Residence W ith 23 different residence halls, 8 sororities and 19 fraternities to chose from, students agree that living on, campus is the most convenient • route to take. Where they disagree, however, is in which living group is the most ideaL The Fraternities and Sororit ies maintain that they are the most desirable living groups to be a part of. They boast a large membership of colorfu l people who are dedicated to the ir particular house, as well as the G reek system as a whole. Group pride, devotion and the love of fun are major keys to the houses. Activities and meals
The ladies of Tri-
Delta show off their posh living room.
are mostly done in group fashion. G reek members appear to experience good times, excitement and a family atmosphere 24 hours a day. The residence hall members scoff at the close, knit lives of the Greek members. Instead, they relish the freedom that comes from living in the halls. Residents are allowed to come and go as they please, have guests at a ll hours of the day and enjoy the privacy of their own rooms and personal space. The University Residences keep exciting activities planned for members of the halL Like
in the G reek system, living in residence halls pretty much guarantees close friendships with a wide variety of people. With so many activities centered around all the different living groups, there is never a du ll moment. Whether become a "dormie", living right in the middle of the action is definitely beneficial to your college experience.
Story by Desiree Hafliger Layout by Stacy Carroll
1999 Gem of the Mountains, Volume 97 - University of Idaho Yearbook