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The Daily Eastern News

The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

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

Sororities, fraternities face off in round 2 of Tugs

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...

Nominations continue for Greek Week king, queen

Logan Raschke, News Editor 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...

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 Sigma Alpha, Sigma Nu win first place in Tugs

Analicia Haynes, Managing Editor 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...

Members of Alpha Phi compete in “Tugs” Monday afternoon at the Campus Pond. They won the round against Alpha Gamma Delta.

Sororities face off during Tugs

Jordan Boyer, Photo Editor 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

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...

Members of Lambda Chi Alphas little mens tugs team defeat Sigma Alpha Epislon with a time of 1:47 for the little mens championship on Saturday at the Campus Pond.

Alpha Sigma Alpha tugged to victory

Loren Dickson , Entertainment Reporter April 10, 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,...

Members of Alpha Sigma Taus 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.

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

Shadezja Garrett, Contributing Writer April 6, 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...

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

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

Analicia Haynes, Online Editor 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

Stephanie Markham, Editor-in-Chief 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

Analicia Haynes, Administration Editor 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

Stephanie Markham, News Editor 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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