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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.
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...

Nominations continue for Greek Week king, queen

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...

Alpha Sigma Alpha, Sigma Nu win first place in Tugs

Selena Alonso hugs her sorority sisters as they celebrate Alpha Sigma Alpha’s victory in the Tugs championship on Saturday, April 14. Alpha Sigma Alpha won against Kappa Delta with a time of one minute and 52 seconds.
Alpha Phi wins Pyramids, Sigma Nu wins by default
April 15, 2018

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...

Sororities face off during Tugs

Members of Alpha Phi compete in “Tugs” Monday afternoon at the Campus Pond. They won the round against Alpha Gamma Delta.
Alpha Phi, Delta Zeta, Kappa Delta win first round Monday
April 9, 2018

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;...

Sororities, fraternities prepare for Greek Week

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...

Alpha Sigma Alpha tugged to victory

Members of Lambda Chi Alpha's little men's tugs team defeat Sigma Alpha Epislon with a time of 1:47 for the little men's championship on Saturday at the Campus Pond.
April 9, 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,...

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

Members of Alpha Sigma Tau's tugs team battle against Delta Delta Delta on Wednesday at the Campus Pond. Alpha Sigma Tau defeated Delta Delta Delta with a time of 2:10.
April 5, 2017

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...

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

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

Tuggers finish semi-finals, prepare for Saturday

April 8, 2016

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...

Teams defeat the rain during second round of Tugs

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

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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