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Alpha Sigma Alpha, Sigma Nu win first place in Tugs

Alpha Sigma Alpha, Sigma Nu win first place in Tugs

Analicia Haynes, Managing Editor

April 15, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

For the third year in a row, Alpha Sigma Alpha celebrated another women’s Tugs championship Saturday at the Campus Pond. Selena Alonso, a senior elementary education major and member of the Alpha Sigma Alpha Tugs team, said the excitement she felt was unreal. “I’m feeling so much excitement....

Sororities face off during Tugs

Sororities face off during Tugs

Jordan Boyer, Photo Editor

April 9, 2018


Filed under Greek Week, News, Showcase

Sororities came out and gave it their all in the first Tugs competition of the week at Campus Pond Monday afternoon. There were three matches: Alpha Phi versus Alpha Gamma Delta, with Alpha Phi winning; Delta Delta Delta versus Delta Zeta with Delta Zeta winning and Tri Delta versus Kappa Delta with K...

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...

Alpha Sigma Alpha tugged to victory

Alpha Sigma Alpha tugged to victory

Loren Dickson, Entertainment Reporter

April 9, 2017


Filed under Showcase

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, 42 seconds. Sigma Pi beat Lambda Chi Alpha in the championship round for Big Men Tugs in one minute...

Sigma Sigma Sigma, Alpha Sigma Tau and Delta Zeta win second Tugs round

Sigma Sigma Sigma, Alpha Sigma Tau and Delta Zeta win second Tugs round

Shadezja Garrett, Contributing Writer

April 5, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Not even the heavy downpour of rain could dull competitor’s spirits at Tugs Wednesday afternoon. Sororities Sigma Sigma Sigma, Alpha Sigma Tau and Delta Zeta won their rounds and will move on to the final day of Tugs on Friday. Mark Galvan, a senior kinesiology and sports studies major and member...

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

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

Analicia Haynes, Online Editor

April 3, 2017


Filed under Greek Week, News, Online, Showcase

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 technical call that left the winners of the first round uncertain. Sigma Alpha Epsilon and Phi Kappa...

Tuggers finish semi-finals, prepare for Saturday

Stephanie Markham, Editor-in-Chief

April 8, 2016


Filed under Greek Week, Multimedia, News, Showcase

Six teams secured their victories in Friday’s semi-final Tugs competition and will move on to Saturday’s championship rounds. Sigma Nu and Lambda Chi Alpha took victories Friday in the Big Men’s division, while Sigma Alpha Epsilon and Lambda Chi Alpha won for the Little Men’s division. In...

Teams defeat the rain during second round of Tugs

Teams defeat the rain during second round of Tugs

Analicia Haynes, Administration Editor

April 6, 2016


Filed under Greek Week, Multimedia, News, Showcase

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 mud and tugging their hearts out for the chance to win. Despite the rain and chilly air, Tugs spectators,...

Tuggers take titles in final round

Tuggers take titles in final round

Stephanie Markham, News Editor

April 12, 2015


Filed under Greek Week, Multimedia, News, Through the lens

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 2:38 battle to break Sigma Pi’s three-year victory streak. The little men’s Lambda Chi Alpha...

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