The Wichitan

Recovering people-pleaser

Mia Heck

October 30, 2018

Just like everyone else, I spent my time with acquaintances, taking classes, joined clubs and playing sports. As I got older, these obligations started to pile up higher than I could reach. Classes got harder, boys got cuter, girls got meaner, and reputations became a priority. So there I was —...

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...

Why you should pledge a fraternity

Why you should pledge a fraternity

The Wichitan

September 7, 2016

Fall brings many on campus traditions. Summer break comes to a blistering end. Football players start games. And the Greek community is looking upon the hectic week know as rush week.Rush week is a big event for fraternities this week. I’m a member of the Greek community and part of the Sigma Nu frate...

For local band members, music is a home away from home

For local band members, music is a home away from home

Mekala Conway

November 5, 2015

The world of pop-punk music has many famous bands, including Fall Out Boy and Nirvana. These names are just some of the inspiration for the local band started by nursing sophomore Connor Murphy, called the World Behind Me. Murphy has been making music since he was in the sixth grade. When a c...

Sorority recruitment an emotional rollercoaster

Sorority recruitment an emotional rollercoaster

Kara McIntyre

September 10, 2015

Recruitment is the most exciting month of every sorority girl's life (and yes, I said month). We practice every day for almost a month straight, learning door chants, pref songs, and how to talk to a PNM (potential new member) properly. But I'm not going to lie, I questioned my sanity too many times during that month. Thoughts...

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