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How steroids will save the world

Biff McBuff, Steroid Expert

October 30, 2019

                        Some steroids create better focus, some increase endurance, some increased strength and some increase how the muscles breathe. We've seen how amazing the human body and mind can be when using such subst...

Homecoming festivities begin with Lip Sync and Mustang Madness

Homecoming festivities begin with Lip Sync and Mustang Madness

Amos Perkins, Reporter

October 15, 2019

Lights. Cameras. Madness! Ligon Coliseum was packed full of energetic students ready to dance, sing, compete and let loose. Some entertained with their athletic talents. Others showed off their creativity. More still, danced and sang from the stands and the gym floor. Homecoming festivities kick...

Gamma Phi Beta Moonball tournament March 30

Gamma Phi Beta Moonball tournament March 30

Peyton Alonzo, Reporter

February 25, 2019

Out of the four sororities on campus, the women of the Gamma Phi Beta Sorority race to began posting flyers around campus for their upcoming Moonball tournament on March 30. President of Gamma Phi Beta, Leah Gilliland, marketing senior said, “Moonball is our annual philanthropy event. We do a volleyball...

Sigma Nu recruitment includes bowling, cookout

Armondo Rubio, Reporter

February 6, 2019

As part of their continued recruitment efforts, members of Sigma Nu invite prospects to come bowl with them  Feb. 7 at 9 p.m. Village Bowl.  Eta Upsilon Chapter of Sigma Nu will hold a bowling night at Village Bowl for men interested to join an organization that is built on its principles of love, ...

Black History Month begins with Greek life stroll

Black History Month begins with Greek life stroll

Randi Heaton, Reporter

February 5, 2019

Culturally based Greek organizations officially kicked off recruitment week and Black History Month with the jam-boree and stroll event of Feb. 1 in the Clark Student Center Atrium. Ruby Arriaga, coordinator of student activities, was planning events for Black History Month that happened to overlap...

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...

Homecoming parade brings alumni back to campus

Homecoming parade brings alumni back to campus

Jake Clancy, Reporter

October 29, 2018

Some 50 people attended the homecoming parade Oct. 27. but the annual event that allows campus organizations to create a float and try to beat the others in a creativity competition was mostly attended by alumni. "It's a student competition," Ruby Arriaga, student involvement activities coordinator said, "s...

Sigma Lambda Alpha raises money selling burritos, quesadillas

Allison Atherton, Reporter

October 16, 2018

Sigma Lambda Alpha Sorority, Inc. held a fundraiser selling burritos and quesadillas on Oct. 11 in the Clark Student Center from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. President, Alaska Carrillo-Bell, biology junior said, “We do fundraisers because all the other stuff we have to do, such as retreat, we need m...

Kappa Alpha and Muscular Dystrophy Association raise $25,000

Tommy Chhe, Reporter

October 2, 2018

Kappa Alpha and the Muscular Dystrophy Association raised $25,000 for kids and adults diagnosed with muscular dystrophy, ALS and related muscular-debilitating diseases on Sept. 12 at the Lake Center. Small and big businesses and community leaders within Wichita Falls went for the cause of donat...

Greek Mustangs Stampede the Yard

Angel Clara Ukwitegyetse, Reporter

September 17, 2018

To expose the student body to more of the diverse Greek life activities, Stampede The Yard was held on Sept. 17 at Sunwatcher Plaza. The showcase of stepping, strolling and saluting, traditional dance practices of culturally based fraternities and sororities was the second of four of the Cultural Gree...

Vice president of student affairs reaches out to Kappa Sigma national office

Tyler Manning and Cortney Wood

May 1, 2018

After a student said he was expelled from his former fraternity, Kappa Sigma, for standing against sexual harassment, Keith Lamb, vice president of student affairs and enrollment management, reached out to the national branch for information and clarification on policies. "I visited with their national...

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