The Daily Eastern News

Greek Life recruitment starts at Eastern

Ciera Terry (left), a sophomore biological science and music major, and Valery Thomas (right), a sophomore astronomy major, stand in a line with other women outside Alpha Sigma Alpha’s chapter house. Those participating in recruitment start heading to chapter houses at 5 p.m and they stay there until midnight. Once participants leave the chapter house, they must stay silent to remain unbiased during the recruitment process.

Analicia Haynes, Hannah Shillo

September 5, 2019

Editor’s note: This is the second story of four following the sorority recruitment process that ends Sunday night with “Bid Day.” Potential new sorority members shuffled from house to house in Greek Court Thursday evening, introducing themselves to the nine sororities and learning the basics ab...

Alpha Sigma Alpha, Sigma Nu win first place in Tugs

Selena Alonso hugs her sorority sisters as they celebrate Alpha Sigma Alpha’s victory in the Tugs championship on Saturday, April 14. Alpha Sigma Alpha won against Kappa Delta with a time of one minute and 52 seconds.

Analicia Haynes, Managing Editor

April 15, 2018

For the third year in a row, Alpha Sigma Alpha celebrated another women’s Tugs championship Saturday at the Campus Pond. Selena Alonso, a senior elementary education major and member of the Alpha Sigma Alpha Tugs team, said the excitement she felt was unreal. “I’m feeling so much excitement....

Alpha Sigma Alpha tugged to victory

Members of Lambda Chi Alpha's little men's tugs team defeat Sigma Alpha Epislon with a time of 1:47 for the little men's championship on Saturday at the Campus Pond.

Loren Dickson, Entertainment Reporter

April 10, 2017

Greek Week ended in the mud with the final round of Tugs on Saturday. Returning champions Alpha Sigma Alpha won in the women’s championship round against Sigma Sigma Sigma, with a time of two minutes, 42 seconds. Sigma Pi beat Lambda Chi Alpha in the championship round for Big Men Tugs in one minute...

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,...

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