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Frat life is the best life

Frat life is the best life

The Wichitan

August 29, 2017

There are many great reasons why getting involved in Greek life is the right way to go. I personally accredit it as one of the best decisions I have made in my collegiate career, and I'm not just saying that. I know what everyone is thinking: "Another frat boy who's going to tell me to rush becaus...

Don’t knock it ’til you try it

Don’t knock it ’til you try it

The Wichitan

August 29, 2017

I played an active part in high school — I was on the soccer team, part of the National Art Society and involved in other school activities. Coming into college, I was extremely scared about not having that team that I had always had in high school, so I wanted to find that. I wanted to be part of something bigger th...

Greek GPAs surpass campus’

Greek GPAs surpass campus’

Ryane Hatten

February 8, 2017

According to Associate Vice President of Student Affairs Matthew Park, the fall 2016 semester was the first time the Greek system outperformed the campus averages academically. While Greeks saw an overall rise in their GPAs, nine Greek chapters experienced a decrease in their GPA averages for the fall...

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...

Alpha Kappa Alpha hosts Chipotle fundraiser

cameron mcenturff

December 7, 2016

Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority is having a fundraiser at Chipotle from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. All patrons have to do is mention AKA and half of the proceeds will go to the sorority. Tyteanah Cravin, athletic training senior, said, “AKA sorority is hoping for a good turnout today, Chipotle was very interacti...

Omega Delta Phi is ‘one culture, any race’

Omega Delta Phi is ‘one culture, any race’

Alyssa Mitchell

September 21, 2016

For Omega Delta Phi members, they live by this — one culture, any race. Founded on campus in 1997, Omega Delta Phi prides itself on its philosophy of inclusion and diversity of its members."Our mission is to graduate our brothers and give back to the community," Alonzo Burris, exercise physiology...

Community service part of life for SAE, Chi-O

Community service part of life for SAE, Chi-O

Kayla Medearis

October 28, 2015

Community service can impact lives, not only for those who receive service, but also for those who chose to give back. All through winter, volunteers come to soup kitchens and homeless shelters, putting together meals for the less fortunate in their communities in hot, cramped kitchens. These volunteers...

Mr. Mustang pageant to raise money for Faith Mission

Ricinda Turner

April 13, 2015

Pageants are usually made for women, but Midwestern's own Sharing the Profession of Athletic Training, or SPAT, partnering with Order of Omega chapters, will present "Mr. Mustang," a male-only pageant, Tuesday, April 14, at 7 p.m. in CSC Comanche. "We opened it up to all male athletes and fraternities,"...

Chi Omega sorority hosts basketball tournament for ‘Wish Week’

Naomi Skinner

April 7, 2015

The Chi Omega sorority held a basketball tournament last Saturday at the Wellness Center as part of an ongoing charity event, Wish Week. "This is our basketball tournament, it's a three on three basketball tournament that we do every year. We call it Swishes for Wishes; so it raises money for our philanthropy which is Make-a-Wish. They ...

Gyros & Kebobs: Good with room to improve

Gyros & Kebobs: Good with room to improve

Brianna Sheen

January 22, 2015

While the family-owned Greek restaurant Gyros & Kebobs offers acceptable Mediterranean staples at a fair price, there is still something to be desired from the establishment. After arriving at the eye-catching yellow restaurant, my group and I seated ourselves. The waitress came over quickly an...

Cozy Greek restaurant serves classics, culture

Cozy Greek restaurant serves classics, culture

Eddie Miller

October 31, 2014

One of Wichita Falls' hidden secrets is Hibiscus Café, a restaurant located by Sheppard Air Force Base, specializing in authentic Greek foods from gyros to baklava. When I got there, it was near closing time so there were not a lot of customers. Looking around I noticed all the beautiful mur...

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