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

Nick Lanier, Reporter

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 in the hospital for a heart attack. I was in shock and confused and quite literally had no idea what...

A day in the life of Taylor Bennett

A day in the life of Taylor Bennett

Tommy Chhe, Reporter

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, and being an Alpha Phi member. Bennett said she does not have a course meal of breakfast...

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

Tasia Floissac, Reporter

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 through class. But it definitely wasn’t the story of the vibrant history senior, Kylie Austin. Instead,...

Alpha Phi member wins leader of the month award

Alpha Phi member wins leader of the month award

kristin silva

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. Each month, a different chapter will be selected for recognition and members anonymously nominate...

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

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

avery queen

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 perfumes overwhelm and intimidate the first day of rush and recruitment for both Panhellenic and mul...

Greek life strives ‘for best GPA possible’

Greek life strives ‘for best GPA possible’

The Wichitan

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 pushed me to stay on top of my academic studies and really strive for the best GPA possible. While t...

Freshman should get involved

The Wichitan

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 popular is to go Greek. I know Greek life can often get a bad reputation, but as a new member of Al...

Mr. Heartthrob funny take on ‘beauty pageants’

Mr. Heartthrob funny take on ‘beauty pageants’

Lane Riggs

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 had been planning for Mr. Heartthrob for a month and a half. This was the first time the sorority ...

Alpha Phi, Kappa Alpha Order cookout a success overall

Alpha Phi, Kappa Alpha Order cookout a success overall

Samuel Sutton

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, "We've gotten positive feedback. Students think it's a really cool idea. I think they're going t...

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