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Kappa Alpha and Muscular Dystrophy Association raise $25,000

Tommy Chhe, Reporter

October 2, 2018


Filed under Campus, Local, News

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...

Kappa Alpha blood drive continues Thursday

Kappa Alpha blood drive continues Thursday

Cortney Wood

January 24, 2018


Filed under News

The blood drive, hosted by Kappa Alpha Order, will continue on Jan. 25 from 10 a.m. — 3 p.m. in the Clark Student Center in the Comanche suites. Since the blood drive kicked off on Jan. 23, 22 people have donated either pints, plasma or platelets. Texas Blood Institute staff facilitate the do...

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...

Kappa Alpha and Chi Omega hold toy drive for Cook Children’s

Kappa Alpha and Chi Omega hold toy drive for Cook Children’s

Yareli Lora

December 7, 2016


Filed under Campus, Feature, News

Members of Kappa Alpha Order and Chi Omega are hosting a toy drive for the patients of Cook Children's Medical Center.Kaleb Collins, marketing sophomore who initiated Kappa Alpha in the fall, moved up to the number four officer position as head of recruitment shortly after he joined.Collins said, ...

Jesse Brown wins uncontested bid for city council

Jesse Brown wins uncontested bid for city council

Michelle Dickey

November 9, 2016


Filed under Local, News

It can seem like Wichita Falls City Council position is just being handed to unopposed candidate Jesse Brown, but this isn't something he is taking lightly.Brown graduated in 2016 with a degree in criminal justice, is working on his master's degree and works on campus as coordinator of student organizat...

Kappa Alpha Order wins Greek League championship

Kappa Alpha Order wins Greek League championship

Rodrigo Mireles

November 8, 2016


Filed under Campus, News, Sports

Recreational Sports League included the Greek League Championship, where Kappa Alpha Order beat Sigma Alpha Epsilon in flag football with a 6-0 lead. KA scored a touchdown early in the first half and fought hard to maintain the one touchdown lead. No one else in the game scored, which left both teams ...

Alpha Phi, Kappa Alpha Order cookout a success overall

Alpha Phi, Kappa Alpha Order cookout a success overall

Samuel Sutton

May 4, 2016


Filed under Campus, News

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...

Flag football a big draw for Greeks

Flag football a big draw for Greeks

Mark Campbell

October 13, 2014


Filed under Sports

Flag football on campus has always been big for Greek Life. Finding out which fraternity and sorority is the best at slinging the pigskin and doing Peyton Manning impersonations all for bragging rights is something big for them—and surely is the biggest Rec Sport on campus. With more than 200 Greek...

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