Fall Bid Day busy, successful

Fall Bid Day busy, successful

Aidan Sweeney, Staff Writer

October 4, 2018


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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...

Greek Life Recruitment Kickoff Brings Campus Together

Greek Life Recruitment Kickoff Brings Campus Together

Sam Kimmel, Staff writer

September 2, 2016


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The beginning of a new school year means the start of Greek Life recruitment season yet again. Wednesday night, JFK Student Center held its “Greek Meet and Greet” event and gave students across campus the opportunity to learn more about Greek Life. “The importance of the very first night of...

Fraternities, Sororities showcase talents

Fraternities, Sororities showcase talents

April 13, 2016


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In the Wednesday, April 13, Greek Sing competition, Gamma's production was judged best of sororities, with Lammies taking second. Theta outscored Psi U on the fraternity side.   ...

Tau Kappa Epsilon’s Polar Bear Swim raises money for St. Jude’s

Tau Kappa Epsilon’s Polar Bear Swim raises money for St. Jude’s

Matt Fraley, Contributing Writer

March 16, 2016


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The SFU fraternity Tau Kappa Epsilon (TKE) hosted the Polar Bear Swim Friday, March 11 to raise money for St. Jude’s Children Research Hospital. Dressed in costumes or random assortments of clothing, the TKE brothers charged into Lake Saint Francis at 4 p.m. Zachary Georgevich, vice president...

Rush Season Wraps Up

Rebecca Larkins, Contributing writer

February 2, 2016


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  Rush season at SFU wrapped up this week, culminating in “Bid Day” - a daylong event in which Greek organizations introduce their new members to the Greek Life community, starting them on the path to becoming brothers and sisters themselves. Continuing the tradition set last spring, this...

Deepher Dude Scheduled for Oct. 22

Deepher Dude Scheduled for Oct. 22

Annamarie Green, Contributing Writer

October 13, 2015


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Delta Phi Epsilon will hold its popular Deepher Dude event on Oct. 22 in JFK Auditorium. One of Delta Phi Epsilon’s major philanthropy events, all proceeds from Deepher Dude go to the National Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. In the past, the sorority selected a group of around 10 male students and auct...

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