The Daily Eastern News

Greek chapters still working on unity

Ariel Anderson, Contributing Writer

February 26, 2017

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...

Memorial service set for business management major

Staff Report

October 18, 2016

A memorial service has been set for Tyler Behnke, a sophomore business management major from Oswego. Behnke died Monday, Oct. 10 in the Pi Kappa Alpha chapter house. Coles County Coroner Ed Schniers said there was no evidence of foul play in Behnke’s death. The men of Pi Kappa Alpha coordinated...

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...

Airband amazes crowd, Greek Week royalty announced

Talia Persico from Alpha Phi and Daniel Guerrero from Sigma Phi Epsilon were crowned King and Queen of the 2016 Greek Week Saturday during Airband in Lantz Arena.

Analicia Haynes, Administration Editor

April 3, 2016

The Lantz Arena shook with cheers and roars Saturday night as the 2016 Airband Competition kicked off for this year’s “Endless Summer” Greek Week. 19 fraternities and sororities piled into Lantz and danced their hearts out, their fellow brothers and sisters cheering them on every step of the...

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