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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


Filed under News

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


Filed under News

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


Filed under News

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


Filed under News

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


Filed under Columns, Opinions

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


Filed under News

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...

Alpha Phi Alpha helps Hurricane Harvey victims

Jakira Smith, Contributing Writer

September 12, 2017


Filed under News

After hearing about the hurricane that took place in Houston, the men of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity wanted to do more for their fellow Americans. Alpha Phi Alpha is hosting a toiletry drive for the victims of Hurricane Harvey from noon to 3 p.m. Wednesday. in the Martin Luther King Jr. University...

Sororities embrace potential members

Sororities embrace potential members

Brooke Schwartz, Contributing Writer

September 5, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Tomorrow marks the start of this year’s Sorority Recruitment, a process that started all the way back in July when registration first opened up. After women interested in sororities first signed up, they were given a recruitment counselor to guide them through the process. These counselors can...

Black Student Union talks about unity, leadership

Samuel Nusbaum, Contributing Writer

August 29, 2017


Filed under News

Topics such as Black unity, getting involved on campus and leadership were all topics of discussions at a Black Student Union panel called Real Talk with BSU. The panel was made up of Yolanda Williams, an academic adviser for the Gateway program, Mona Davenport, director of Minority Affairs, Maggie...

Greek chapters still working on unity

Ariel Anderson, Contributing Writer

February 26, 2017


Filed under News

Though individual Greek chapters strive for unity, some say there is still work to be done when bringing Greek life together as a whole. Currently at Eastern, there are six National Pan-Hellenic fraternities and sororities, which are historically black. There are nine Panhellenic sororities and...

Pep rally encourages students to “yell like hell”

Pep rally encourages students to “yell like hell”

Cassie Buchman, News Editor

October 23, 2016


Filed under Homecoming, News, Online

Both Greek and registered student organizations showed that there is “No Place Like EIU” at this year’s Yell Like Hell pep rally. Teams cheered and danced using their own routines with their groups to win. In first place for the Greek Division were Alpha Phi and Sigma Chi. Sigma Nu and...

Stroll-Off brings school together

Janet Pernell, Multicultural Reporter

October 23, 2016


Filed under Homecoming, News, Online

Audience members cheered for each of the National Pan-Hellenic Council organizations as they hopped, jumped, shimmied and stepped to songs such as “Wat U Mean” by Dae Dae and “For Free” by DJ Khaled at Saturday’s Stroll-Off. Alpha Phi Alpha, Kappa Alpha Psi, Omega Psi Phi, Phi Beta Sigma,...

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