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Greek Life recruitment starts at Eastern

Ciera Terry (left), a sophomore biological science and music major, and Valery Thomas (right), a sophomore astronomy major, stand in a line with other women outside Alpha Sigma Alpha’s chapter house. Those participating in recruitment start heading to chapter houses at 5 p.m and they stay there until midnight. Once participants leave the chapter house, they must stay silent to remain unbiased during the recruitment process.

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...

Sororities, fraternities face off in round 2 of Tugs

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

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 ...

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. The pairings consist of one fraternity and one sorority, with the exception of one pairing consisting o...

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 activities from physical events to community service. There are three main events in this year’s...

Sororities embrace potential members

Nicole Kuyper, the president of the Panhellenic executive board, prepares flowers and decorations in preparation for this week’s sorority recruitment. The recruitment process for new members starts today and goes until Sunday.

Brooke Schwartz, Contributing Writer

September 5, 2017

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...

RSOs recruit new members at Pantherpalooza

Miranda Gomez, Contributing Writer

August 28, 2017

Students and faculty gathered for the 16th semi-annual PantherPalooza in the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. Organizations and groups came together and provided the student body with opportunities to participate in the many clubs and organizations that Eastern has to offer. There were...

Students gain greek information at fair

Jillian Colletti, a junior therapeutic recreation major, shows photos of her sisters from throughout the year and explains what Kappa Deltas do to Callie Acree, a junior biological sciences major, during the sorority fraternity interest fair Wednesday. Acree said she was going from table to table to get a feel for each sorority. She also said she has known she wanted to be involved in greek life for a while.

Janet Pernell, Multicultural Reporter

September 1, 2016

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...

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