The Daily Eastern News

Alpha Psi Lambda hosts Game Night and Potluck

Valentina Vargas, Staff Reporter

September 16, 2018


Filed under News

Alpha Psi Lambda hosted a Game Night and Potluck at 5 p.m. Friday in the Culture Center to welcome students interested in learning more about the co-ed Greek organization. Adam Sandoval, a co-founder of Alpha Psi Lambda, said it has been interesting seeing how the organization has grown since being formed in...

Sororities, fraternities prepare for Greek Week

Maggie Runge, Contributing Writer

April 3, 2018


Filed under News

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...

Greek organizations raise money for Alzheimer’s

Mandy Grepares, Contributing Writer

February 27, 2017


Filed under News, Online

Alzheimer’s disease is the sixth leading cause of death in the United States. To help fight it, Greek organizations have been raising money for Alzheimer’s research. Hugo Escobar, president of the Interfraternity Council, said the idea for raising money for this cause came to him last year,...

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...

Students gain greek information at fair

Students gain greek information at fair

Janet Pernell, Multicultural Reporter

August 31, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

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...

Rushing in the rain

Rushing in the rain

September 15, 2014


Filed under Through the lens

Low enrollment causes decline in Greek participation

Low enrollment causes decline in Greek participation

Samantha Middendorf, Entertainment Editor

September 14, 2014


Filed under News, Showcase

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...

Sororities to open doors to new members

Sororities to open doors to new members

Samantha Middendorf, Entertainment Editor

September 11, 2014


Filed under News

Every fall semester, new, returning and transfer female students endure formal recruitment with the hopes of joining the sorority of their dreams. It takes many helping hands from the various sororities to ensure recruitment runs smoothly every year. Out of those many include Gamma Chis. Gamma...

Step show brings awareness to minority fraternities, sororities

Step show brings awareness to minority fraternities, sororities

Roberto Hodge, Multicultural Editor

September 1, 2014


Filed under News, Showcase

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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