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Alpha Phi to raise awareness of women’s heart health with gala

November 16, 2018

"I remember sitting in class when my phone rang, and it was my step dad," Courtney Hoover recalled. "I already knew something was wrong at this point but I never expected for him to tell me my mom was...

A day in the life of Taylor Bennett

Taylor Bennett
Taylor Bennett, respiratory care junior, lives with two principles: working hard and living by faith
October 30, 2018

An average week for Taylor Bennett, respiratory care junior, consists of cramming in information from her lecture in the library, working at Target until closing time, commuting to Plano, Texas for clinicals,...

The chaos that is K. Aus- the story of cancer survivor Kylie Austin

The chaos that is K. Aus- the story of cancer survivor Kylie Austin
May 1, 2018

For the average 18-year-old, it would seem that college life is about enjoying new-found freedom, homecoming and bonfires, cringing at cafeteria food and struggling to make that 4.0 GPA or not sleeping...

Alpha Phi member wins leader of the month award

Alpha Phi member wins leader of the month award
March 6, 2018

The Panhellenic Council, the reigning council over all the social sororities, has implemented a "Leader of the Month" award to recognize those in leadership positions within their respective sororities....

Girls choose their sorority based on fit, regardless of skin tone

 Chi Omega and Sigma Alpha Epsilon members rock to music with their boom box heads riding on their neon covered float for the Homecoming Parade.
December 4, 2017

Eighty beautiful girls, all with different skin tones, curled and straightened hair, perfect makeup and shiny eyeshadow, freshly-painted nails, distinctly matched outfits and the smell of 80 different...

Greek life strives ‘for best GPA possible’

Keeley Trevino
February 8, 2017

Greek life has always been one of those things that I dreamed about becoming apart of as a little girl, from the dressing up, to the fun parties and even the studying with sisters. Alpha Phi has really...

Freshman should get involved

January 25, 2017

I hate to sound cliché, but getting involved on campus is a vital part of the college experience, especially during freshman year. While there are many ways to get involved on campus, one of the most...

Mr. Heartthrob funny take on ‘beauty pageants’

Valentine Atuchukwu, nursing senior, contestant in Mr.Heartthrob showed off his talent in Comanche suites on April 30.Photo buy Makayla Burnham
May 4, 2016

To raise money for women's cardiac care, the Alpha Phi sorority hosted Mr. Heartthrob on April 30th. Education sophomore Shelby Emerson was the leading force behind the event, and her and Alpha Phi members...

Alpha Phi, Kappa Alpha Order cookout a success overall

Executive officers of Alpha Phi take a picture together by Bolin Fountain in the the Quadrangle  during the Alpha Phi and Kappa Alpha's annual Midwestern Cookout Classic on April 30. Photo by Makayla Burnham
May 4, 2016

Alpha Phi and Kappa Alpha Order hosted a cookout on April 30 to support women's cardiac health and to earn money to send children with muscular dystrophy to camp.Shelby Emerson, education sophomore, said,...

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