Greek Life Recruitment Kickoff Brings Campus Together

Greek Life Recruitment Kickoff Brings Campus Together

Sam Kimmel, Staff writer

September 2, 2016

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

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

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

  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

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...

Phi Lambda Psi Hosts Autism Walk

Phi Lambda Psi Hosts Autism Walk

Dominick Palguta, Contributing Writer

September 28, 2015

The Phi Lambda Psi Sorority held its annual autism awareness walk on campus during Parents Weekend activities. The event, conducted on Sept. 26, is a fundraising venture for “Dreams Go On,” a horseback-riding therapy organization in Hollidaysburg that specializes in helping autistic patients. Dreams...

Rush Season In Session

Rush Season In Session

Annamarie Green, Contributing Writer

September 15, 2015

Elaborately decorated posters and fliers, reading “Join our Brotherhood” or “Sail Away With Us” hang in seemingly every hallway. It’s here - the period when Greek organizations scramble to recruit individuals to become new members of their sororities and fraternities. The period known as...

Family Weekend Drawing Near

Family Weekend Drawing Near

Shelby Bowen, Contributing Writer

September 15, 2015

Family Weekend is scheduled for Sept. 25-27, and the weekend has something for everyone, from an ice cream sundae bar for kids, a magic show for students, coffee for parents, and bingo for the whole family. Varsity sporting events include the men’s soccer team hosting St. Bonaventure on Friday at...

Rent-A-Puppy raises money for Humane Society

Kayla Rice, Reporter

October 7, 2014

Three puppies visited the Saint Francis mall on Sept. 26.   Molly Latoche, philanthropy chair of Omega Zeta Nu Sorority, organized the event.  The sisters brought three puppies to campus.   Latoche is a junior transfer student at SFU and in her first year as philanthropy chair...

Kappies to host charity golf outing

Edward Flippen III, Reporter

October 6, 2014

The Phi Delta Kappa sorority will host a golf outing on Oct. 11at the Immergrun Golf Course to help the Make-A-Wish Foundation as part of “Wish Week.”   Cost for participating in the “Wish-Upon-a-Par Event” is $30 for students and $35 for non-students. All are welcome at the event,...

ISC approves new bid system

Gabrielle McDermott, Reporter

September 25, 2014

The Inter-Sorority Council has proposed and enacted an alternative bid system that was put into place this fall semester. The original Blue Card System only allowed potential new members to give one blue card to their top organization, signifying they want to join.  Unfortunately, sororities are...

TKE plunges into Lake Saint Francis

TKE plunges into Lake Saint Francis

Alanna Figula, Reporter

April 27, 2014

The Brothers of Tau Kappa Epsilon (TKE) endured the vicious Loretto winter cold to help raise money for their philanthropy, St. Jude’s Children Hospital with their 8th Annual Polar Bear Swim. TKE took on Lake Saint Francis and jumped into the freezing water as their audience watched. Co-Coordinators Nick Rittl...

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