More to Greek Life Than What Media Portrays

More to Greek Life Than What Media Portrays

Aidan Sweeney

April 26, 2019

As an incoming freshman to Saint Francis, I told myself that I would never join a fraternity because I had an idea of Greek Life that was instilled in my mind. Now, I am a junior and am finishing up my term as president of my fraternity, Alpha Phi Delta. My fraternity has achieved 3.60 and 3.53...

A Day in Her Shoes event a success

A Day in Her Shoes event a success

Hunter Longenecker, Staff Writer

April 12, 2019

On March 29, students, faculty and staff may have noticed a gaggle of Psi Upsilon fraternity brothers stumbling around the mall in heels. This was not an episode of RuPaul’s Drag Race gone wrong, but rather an event to raise awareness for an important cause. SFU’s Psi Upsilon Sigma Phi Chapter...

Greek God and Goddess event raises money for charity

Greek God and Goddess event raises money for charity

Olivia Ford, Staff Writer

April 12, 2019

Theta Phi Alpha Sorority hosted its annual “Greek God and Goddess” philanthropy event in late March. Money raised from the event went to the Women’s Health Center of Cambria County and National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders. At the event, one member from each Greek...

Dorothy Day Center continues serving community

Dorothy Day Center continues serving community

Katie Augustine, Staff Writer

March 21, 2019

A partnership has been established between the Dorothy Day Outreach Center and Alpha Phi Omega, the co-ed service fraternity on campus. APO will assist the Dorothy Day Center through volunteer work, as well as the Center’s upcoming move. Dorothy Day operates a food pantry, furniture distribution,...

Greeks to host Christmas Carnival

Greeks to host Christmas Carnival

Damian Runk, Staff Writer

November 28, 2018

The Saint Francis Greek Life community will host a Christmas Carnival in the Stokes Center’s Auxiliary Gym on Saturday, Dec. 1, to celebrate the holidays. The carnival is not just for members of SFU’s Greek community. It’s open to any members of the University’s student body, as well as faculty...

Fall Bid Day busy, successful

Fall Bid Day busy, successful

Aidan Sweeney, Staff Writer

October 4, 2018

JFK Auditorium was buzzing on Sept. 27 as the SFU Greek community held its Fall Bid Day ceremony. Greek membership at the University rose by 10 to 15 more members than last year. This can be attributed to aggressive recruitment by Greek leaders and more interest by the student body. “The influx...

Phi Delta Kappa raises over $1,500 for Make-A-Wish Foundation

Phi Delta Kappa raises over $1,500 for Make-A-Wish Foundation

September 18, 2018

The sisters of Phi Delta Kappa Sorority raised more than $1,500 for the Make-a-Wish Foundation at their fourth annual Wish-Upon-a-Par Golf Tournament. The event was held Sept. 15 at Immergrun Golf Club.  Jen Schmith, community service chair of Phi Delta Kappa, was very pleased with the turnout for the ev...

A Day in Her Shoes event raises money and concerns on campus

A Day in Her Shoes event raises money and concerns on campus

By Sam Kimmel, Editor

April 30, 2017

The Psi Upsilon fraternity hosted its fourth annual “A Day in Her Shoes” walk on April 21. The walk culminated a week-long philanthropic event that is geared toward raising awareness of domestic violence. Senior psychology major Danny Bell has participated in the annual event for three years. “I...

Sorority raises more than $1,000 for special needs camp

Kaitlyn Kitchen, Staff writer

April 8, 2017

The Phi Lambda Psi sorority raised $1,100 for the organization Dreams Go On during their ninth annual spaghetti dinner on March 27. The sisters of the sorority sold 133 meal tickets. The food served at the event was donated by DelGrosso Foods. Dreams Go On is a horseback-riding camp in Hollidaysburg...

Greek Week underway

Greek Week underway

Aidan Sweeney, Staff writer

March 23, 2017

Saint Francis’ Greek Week officially began March 19 with Greek football games being played at DeGol Field. Greek Week runs from March 19-24, with various events at different locations. Events include dodgeball, football, volleyball, basketball, backyard games and Greek Sing. All events are designed...

Phi Lambda Psi to host annual spaghetti dinner

Kaitlyn Kitchen, Staff writer

March 21, 2017

The Phi Lambda Psi sorority will host its ninth annual spaghetti dinner on Monday, March 27. The sisters will serve food donated by DelGrosso Foods and conduct a basket raffle from 4-7 p.m. in JFK Lounge. Tickets are $5. All proceeds benefit Dreams Go On, a horseback-riding camp in Hollidaysburg...

TKE brothers Plunge for charity

TKE brothers Plunge for charity

Yu Zhou, Staff writer

March 14, 2017

Members of the Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity held their annual Polar Bear Plunge at Lake Saint Francis on March 10. The event raises money for St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital. TKE brothers had visited local businesses and organizations in the weeks leading up to the plunge, seeking sponsorships. The...

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