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Sororities face off during Tugs

Members of Alpha Phi compete in “Tugs” Monday afternoon at the Campus Pond. They won the round against Alpha Gamma Delta.

Jordan Boyer, Photo Editor

April 9, 2018

Sororities came out and gave it their all in the first Tugs competition of the week at Campus Pond Monday afternoon. There were three matches: Alpha Phi versus Alpha Gamma Delta, with Alpha Phi winning; Delta Delta Delta versus Delta Zeta with Delta Zeta winning and Tri Delta versus Kappa Delta with K...

Delta Chi wins tugs round one, Phi Kappa Theta win still up in the air

Members of Sigma Chi compete in ‘tuggs’ at the campus pond Monday afternoon. Sigma Chi lost to Delta Chi in 2 minutes, 14 seconds.

Analicia Haynes, Online Editor

April 3, 2017

Four fraternities faced off as they slid through the slick and wet grass Monday afternoon during this year’s Tugs Competition kick off. However, confusion flooded the area by Campus Pond due to a technical call that left the winners of the first round uncertain. Sigma Alpha Epsilon and Phi Kappa...

Alpha Phi, Pi Kappa Alpha win Airband

Alpha Phi sorority performs their Airband routine for Greek Week. They ended up placing first in the sorority division, with Pi Kappa Alpha getting first for fraternities.

Olivia Swenson-Hultz, Photo Editor

April 3, 2017

Alpha Phi and Pi Kappa Alpha danced their way to victory Friday night as Greek Week kicked off with the annual Airband competition. Kami Dally from Alpha Phi and Shaun Hughes from Sigma Alpha Epsilon from were also announced as Greek Week King and Queen. Alpha Phi took the stage in classic '80s-style...

Greek voices fill McAfee Gym

Loren Dickson, Entertainment Reporter

April 3, 2017

Alpha Phi sorority brought Delta Delta Delta’s eight-year winning streak to a halt after taking first place at Greek Sing Sunday afternoon. Sigma Alpha Epsilon won first place for the fraternity division. Anna Hogan, assistant coach for Alpha Phi, described the win as “feeling like a million...

Tugs champions emerge after final rounds

The women of the Alpha Sigma Alpha sorority tug Saturday afternoon. They ended up winning first place in the Tugs competition.

Stephanie Markham, Editor-in-Chief

April 9, 2016

An intensive week of Tugs culminated Friday and Saturday when three teams walked away with the coveted first place titles in this year’s “The Endless Summer” Greek Week. Teams that took first include Sigma Nu in the Big Men’s division, Lambda Chi Alpha in the Little Men’s division, and Alpha...

Tuggers finish semi-finals, prepare for Saturday

Stephanie Markham, Editor-in-Chief

April 8, 2016

Six teams secured their victories in Friday’s semi-final Tugs competition and will move on to Saturday’s championship rounds. Sigma Nu and Lambda Chi Alpha took victories Friday in the Big Men’s division, while Sigma Alpha Epsilon and Lambda Chi Alpha won for the Little Men’s division. In...

Unity Stroll brings Greeks together

Greeks goin’ up on a Thursday while dancing during the Greek Week Unity Stroll event in front of Doudna Steps.

T'Nerra Butler, Multicultural Editor

April 7, 2016

Tables turned and roles were somewhat switched when the PanHellenic Council, Interfraternity Council chapters did some of the traditional steps from the chapters of the National Pan-Hellenic Council. Greeks were found dancing and singing throughout the Booth Library Quad near the Doudna Fine Arts...

Teams defeat the rain during second round of Tugs

Members of the Alpha Phi sorority compete in the Tugs competition on Wednesday at the Campus Pond.  Alpha Phi beat Sigma Kappa.

Analicia Haynes, Administration Editor

April 6, 2016

Rain, mud and sweat covered the field near Campus Pond Wednesday as 14 teams competed in the second round of Tugs. Though the odds were against them the teams gave it their all, beating the slippery mud and tugging their hearts out for the chance to win. Despite the rain and chilly air, Tugs spectators,...

Kickball tournament to raise funds for American Cancer Society

Abbey Whittington, Entertainment Editor

March 31, 2016

The EIU Colleges Against Cancer service group will be presenting the 2016 Relay for Life Kickball Tournament in order to fundraise for the American Cancer Society 6 p.m. Friday in the Student Recreational Center. The event will be introduced with an opening ceremony featuring an Eastern student who...

Greeks to begin Tugs competitions

Members of Phi Kappa Theta practice for Tugs at the Sigma Kappa Field near Textbook Rental on Thursday.

Abbey Whittington, Entertainment Editor

March 31, 2016

Greek Week will be kicking off with their annual Tugs competitions starting 4 p.m. Monday at the Campus Pond, starting with Little Men's Tugs and Women's Tugs. These tug of war competitions between fraternities and sororities will be hosted throughout the week. The difference between the Little...

Delta Delta Delta wins Greek Sing for seventh straight year

Members of the Delta Delta Delta compete in Greek Sing on Sunday in Lantz Arena.  The sorority won the competition for the seventh straight year.

Stephanie White, Entertainment Editor

April 19, 2015

Members of Delta Delta Delta sorority hit the right notes, securing first place in Greek Sing, a choral competition, for their seventh straight year Sunday at Lantz Arena. Bailey Derrick, president of Delta Delta Delta, said even though her sorority has won the competition many times in the past,...

Delta Zeta, Pi Kappa Alpha, Sigma Phi Epsilon win Airband

The girls of Delta Zeta showed the audience how they put on a “freak show” during their Airband performance Saturday in Lantz Arena. Delta Zeta won first place in the Sorority division for Airband.

Cassie Buchman, City Editor

April 19, 2015

Chants and cheers echoed throughout Lantz Arena as fraternities and sororities took the stage with instruments given to them from birth, the bodies, for Airband 2015, one of Greek Week’s final competitions. They danced and mouthed words to popular songs in order to take first place this year. Greek...

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