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The Daily Eastern News

The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

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

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...

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...

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...

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....

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...

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

Alpha Sigma Alpha tugged to victory

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,...

Members from several sororities and fraternities team up and compete in a wheel burrow relay Thursday during the Greek Week Unity Relay Races, one of the many events happening during Greek Week 2017.

Greek Week relay ends in three-way tie

Mallory Kutnick, Campus Reporter April 6, 2017

  Two teams of three Greek chapters took to the muddy Library Quad and tied for first place in the five-part Greek Week Unity Relay Races. Sigma Alpha Epsilon member Sam Morgan, a freshman special...

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

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

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...

Greek Week will kick off with Airband

Loren Dickson, Entertainment Reporter March 30, 2017

  The annual Airband dance competition will start Greek Week in style 7 p.m. Friday in McAfee Gym. All of Eastern’s sororities and fraternities can participate, with some teams practicing...

Panther Service Day offers new sites, collaborations

Kalyn Hayslett, Editor-in-Chief March 21, 2017

Students can volunteer sooner and at new locations for the 15th Annual Panther Service Day April 1, which will kick-start Greek Week. Beth Gillespie, director of the civic engagement and volunteerism...

Teams defeat the rain during second round of Tugs

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...

Tuggers take titles in final round

Stephanie Markham, News Editor April 12, 2015

Moments before the horn sounded off, the Lambda Chi Alpha little men’s tuggers raised their hands in the air with two fingers pressed to their palms to symbolize brotherhood; what followed was an intense...

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