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Panel talks prejudicial arrests

Kortney Lucius (left), a junior pre-med biology major, David Hagler (middle), a senior business management major, and Joshua Ware (right), a senior applied engineering technology major, present Just Mercy: Discussion About Wrongful Arrest Thursday at the Phipps Auditorium in the Physical Science building. The purpose of the Just Mercy theme in general is about the incarceration of Latino and black individuals ­— specifically, how it has been affecting them for too long.

Allison Little, Contributing Writer

February 28, 2020

The Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. educated attendees about wrongful arrests Thursday in the Phipps Auditorium during the Just Mercy: Discussion About Wrongful Arrest presentation. David Hagler, a brother of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. and a senior business management major, said that the event was par...

Sororities, fraternities face off in round 2 of Tugs

A member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon competes in Tugs Wednesday afternoon at the Campus Pond. They lost to Sigma Pi.

Analicia Haynes and Corryn Brock, Editor-in-Chief and Associate News Editor

April 10, 2019

It was the longest tug of the afternoon.    Delta Zeta was inching closer to the water, closer to defeat, when the person anchoring for Kappa Delta fell and the round took a turn.  People stood on tippy toes, stretching their necks to get a glance of Kappa Delta on the other side of Campus Pond ...

Fraternities, sororities to pair up for Greek Week 2019

Carole Hodorowicz, Staff Reporter

February 26, 2019

Fraternities and sororities will be paired up for Greek Week 2019. Other changes made to Greek Week 2019 include removing the GPA requirement and replacing Cans for Construction with making tie blankets. The pairings consist of one fraternity and one sorority, with the exception of one pairing consisting o...

Sororities, fraternities prepare for Greek Week

Maggie Runge, Contributing Writer

April 3, 2018

Members of sororities and fraternities on campus have been gearing up for this year’s Greek Week. From April 7 through April 15, sororities and fraternities will compete with each other in a range of activities from physical events to community service. There are three main events in this year’s...

Sigma Chi investigation flawed, biased

JJ Bullock, Assistant Sports Editor

December 4, 2017

The Eta Mu chapter of Sigma Chi was not given a fair and unbiased investigation by the Office of Student Standards. Nothing about what happened during the investigation was right. Eta Mu was designed to fail from the beginning. Sigma Chi was fighting an uphill battle from the start —a battle...

Eastern needs to explain frat suspension

Staff Report

December 3, 2017

As journalists, it is our responsibility to get both sides and present an unbiased view of news that happens on campus, especially when this news essentially pits two parties against each other. However, when one side refuses to talk to the paper, it makes it harder to present both sides of what happ...

RSOs recruit new members at Pantherpalooza

Miranda Gomez, Contributing Writer

August 28, 2017

Students and faculty gathered for the 16th semi-annual PantherPalooza in the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. Organizations and groups came together and provided the student body with opportunities to participate in the many clubs and organizations that Eastern has to offer. There were...

Fraternity remembers late brother

Cassie Buchman, News Editor

October 11, 2016

No matter what he was doing, those who knew sophomore business management major Tyler Behnke could count on him to make it a good time. To the members of his fraternity, Pi Kappa Alpha, Behnke was known as someone who was never in a bad mood, and a person who was always cracking jokes and making people...

Students gain greek information at fair

Jillian Colletti, a junior therapeutic recreation major, shows photos of her sisters from throughout the year and explains what Kappa Deltas do to Callie Acree, a junior biological sciences major, during the sorority fraternity interest fair Wednesday. Acree said she was going from table to table to get a feel for each sorority. She also said she has known she wanted to be involved in greek life for a while.

Janet Pernell, Multicultural Reporter

September 1, 2016

Nineteen Greek organizations gathered for a night to educate students about their fraternity or sorority life. The third annual Fraternity and Sorority Interest Fair took place Wednesday in the University Ballroom of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. Music was playing to set the mood...

Low enrollment causes decline in Greek participation

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Rush candidates walk through the Library Quad after recieving their bids for Fall Recruitment 2014 Sunday.

Samantha Middendorf, Entertainment Editor

September 14, 2014

Eastern’s dropping enrollment is expected to affect Greek enrollment for the year. Greek life has experienced several issues because of the decline in enrollment. Dean Harwood, director of fraternity and sorority programs, said in the fall of 2013, there were 1,557 fraternity and sorority members...

Step show brings awareness to minority fraternities, sororities

Marvin Collins, a senior Pre-Medicine major, and Jerome Montgomery, a senior Pre-Medicine major, represent their fraternity Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc by stepping Friday during the Yard Show on the steps of the Doudna Fine Arts Center.

Roberto Hodge, Multicultural Editor

September 1, 2014

Red and nude toned lace panties rained down from the Doudna steps as the women cheered on the “pretty boys” of Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity’s cane stepping routine Friday evening. Their routine was part of the National Panhellenic Council, which had its annual Yard Show, comprised of six out of...

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