The Daily Eastern News

FEATURE PHOTO: Pummeling pumpkins

FEATURE PHOTO: Pummeling pumpkins

Mary Fleming, Contributing Photographer

October 3, 2019

Courtney Cager, a junior accounting and fashion merchandising major, smashes pumpkins with Alpha Sigma Alpha, Alpha Sigma Tau and Kappa Delta to help with Phi Kappa Theta’s philanthropy project on Thursday evening at Ninth Street. “I love helping out other Greek’s philanthropy on campus while s...



Bailey Scoggins, Contributing Photographer

September 18, 2019

Kendall Kurza, a junior psychology major, surprises Alyssa Bitner, a sophomore communication disorders and sciences major, with chalk powder during a Kappa Delta Sorority sisterhood event on Tuesday.

Bieber said it best: ‘never say never’

Karena Ozier, Columnist

September 16, 2019

Ever since I was little, I started listing off all of the things I told myself that I would never do. I realize now that maybe Justin Bieber was right. Never say never. One of the many things that I never thought I would do was join a sorority. I watched the movies and I thought that I learned my le...



Elizabeth Wood, Zach Berger

September 8, 2019

Greek Life recruitment starts at Eastern

Greek Life recruitment starts at Eastern

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...

EDITORIAL: Enjoy what we have to offer at Eastern

Staff Editorial

August 18, 2019

For those of you who are just stepping on campus and beginning your education here at Eastern, there are so many activities you can partake in and enjoy. We at The Daily Eastern News want everyone to take everything in and experience everything that the school has to offer. No matter what your intere...

Sororities, fraternities face off in round 2 of Tugs

Sororities, fraternities face off in round 2 of Tugs

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 ...

Airband kicks off Greek Week; queen, king crowned

Maria Ruettiger, Staff Reporter

April 7, 2019

Greek Week’s king and queen were crowned during Airband Saturday night in McAfee Gym.  Austin Honn, a senior corporate communication major, and Celine Crow, a junior management major are this year’s king and queen The winners of Airband were paired teams Alpha Gamma Delta and Lambda Chi. Crow said ...

Nominations continue for Greek Week king, queen

Logan Raschke, News Editor

March 31, 2019

Eastern’s fraternities and sororities are nominating kings and queens for this year’s upcoming Greek Week. Celine Crow, a junior human resource management major and the Panhellenic President for Greek life, said nominating the kings and queens is a collaborative process for each fraternity and sororit...

Students take different paths to Greek Life

Maggie Runge, Contributing Writer

March 4, 2018

For most incoming college students interested in Greek Life, the fall of their freshman year is where they begin their search. For a few students at Eastern, however, this was not the case. Sammie Mackey, a junior elementary education major, joined her sorority, Alpha Sigma Alpha,...

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...

Yell Like Hell

Yell Like Hell

Cassie Buchman, Editor in Chief

October 22, 2017

Students jumped, cheered and danced their way to victory Friday night for the annual Yell Like Hell pep rally in McAfee Gym. In the Greek division, the group including Alpha Gamma Delta, Delta Chi and Phi Kappa Theta took first place, the group made up of Alpha Phi and Pi Kappa Alpha won second and...

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