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Greeks geek over Greek Week

Greeks geek over Greek Week

Brianne Fournier, Reporter

April 8, 2019


Filed under Campus, News

During Greek Week, members of the sororities and fraternities come together for competitions and bonding experiences. "Greek Week builds Greek unity and allows everyone to learn more about the other chapters we wouldn't know otherwise. It brings together Panhellenic, Inter-fraternity Council an...

Alleged sexual misconduct causes controversy for Kappa Sigma

Cortney Wood

April 25, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

[Editor's note: During a recorded interview, Jessica Wollenberger received a call from Janet Hallum, Sigma Kappa Gamma Tau chapter adviser, which she answered while the recording was still on. Cortney Wood, managing editor and reporter, attempted to contact Hallum to notify her she had been recorded, but...

Greeks host Olympic event

Greeks host Olympic event

Tyler Manning, Editor

April 17, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

Anticipation filled the air. Months after the international event concluded, the campus  olympics started on the warm Friday afternoon. Drawing toward the end of Greek Week, staff from the Office of Student Involvement hosted Greek Olympics in the quad on April 13. The event was categorized into three diff...

Greeks sing and dance to Disney music

Greeks sing and dance to Disney music

Chloe Phillips, Reporter

April 17, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

Whimsical Disney music. Laughing audiences. Cheering fans. Staff from the Office of Student Involvement hosted Sing Song as a part of Greek Week on April 12 in the DL Ligon Coliseum in which around 120 people attended. For the event, the four teams competing in Greek Week – Alpha, Beta, Gamma and Delta – came w...

Greeks make themselves more visible on campus through Greek Week

April 17, 2018


Filed under Op-Ed, Staff Editorial

OUR VIEW: Opportunities like Greek Week are beneficial to campus because they make those in Greek organizations and their principle of philanthropy more visible to the rest of the student populace. With the plethora of annual Greek Week events, students were able to see a presence from members o...

Greeks compete in dodgeball tournament

Tyler Manning, Editor

April 13, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

As part of the catalog of events for Greek Week, members of various sororities and fraternities on campus competed in a bracket-style dodgeball tournament April 11. Throughout the week, the Greek groups on campus have been split up into 4 competing teams: alpha, beta, delta and gamma and will compete...

Greeks host Disney-themed pageant

Greeks host Disney-themed pageant

Tyler Manning, Editor

April 10, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

As a part of Greek Week and to raise money for the Order of Omega Fund, the Office of Student Involvement hosted a Disney-themed pageant in the Clark Student Center Comanche Suite on April 9. Victor Venegas, political science freshman, and Alexis Maggard, special education freshman, both won f...

New student center, Greek life building announced at town hall meeting

New student center, Greek life building announced at town hall meeting

Cortney Wood

February 13, 2018


Filed under News

To alleviate some of the crowding in the Clark Student Center, Suzanne Shipley, university president, announced the Daniel building will be repurposed as a greek commons for sorority and fraternities as well as other student organizations as part of the boundless opportunity campaign at the town ha...

Sigma Nu warms up fundraising

Sigma Nu warms up fundraising

Mia Heck

December 6, 2017


Filed under Campus, Campus Watch, Local, News

Until Friday Dec 8, Sigma Nu will be selling hot coffee and hot chocolate in the Clark Student Center to help raise money bring more positivity to their fraternity. “We are planning on hosting a philanthropy event where we bring bubble soccer to campus and the money raised today will help with that cost,” Leland Creel, business manag...

Greek culture more toxic than we admit

The Wichitan

November 28, 2017


Filed under Guest Column, Op-Ed

Greek life and the activities of sororities and fraternities are prevalent on most university campuses in the United States. In fact, many universities, including MSU, will start organizing "Greek Week" in a few months, where Greeks engage in celebratory competitions to show off school and organiza...

Sigma Sundae sweetens philanthropy with ice cream

Mia Heck

November 16, 2017


Filed under Campus, News

Sigma Kappa sorority hosted a sundae bar Tuesday, Nov. 15 in the Comanche Student Center to raise money for various charitable organizations “This is such a big event for our Sigma Kappa foundation,” Carrie Halbrooks, vice president of Sigma Kappa’s philanthropic services, said. “All the money...

Kappa Alpha Order suspension lifted

Kappa Alpha Order suspension lifted

Kara McIntyre

September 21, 2017


Filed under Campus, News

Kappa Alpha Order fraternity inducted nine men into the Gamma Omega chapter, but by Monday, Sept. 18, they were suspended by the national office for rules infractions, according to Vice President of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management Keith Lamb. "This was not a university-sanctioned suspens...

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