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Scholarship pageant makes history

Scholarship pageant makes history

Lundon White, Contributor

September 26, 2014

November will bring the first Miss Krimson and Kreme scholarship pageant to NKU. The PiPi chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Incorporated will be preparing for its fall Miss Krimson and Kreme pageant, which has an unusual twist. Most pageants have an introductory category followed by swimsuit, evening g...

Sororities help students find their homes

Gamma Chi's Arnela Zekic and Elizabeth Ruwe take part in the bid day festivities. The event lets students meet their new 'families' as well as promote sisterhood.

Kerry Skiff, Copy Editor

September 10, 2014

Chairs bump in the Student Union as they bounce up and down, clutching tightly their white envelopes that will reveal their future family. They swing their legs and toss their hair impatiently, whispering their excitement and nervousness to their neighbors. As it gets closer to the reveal, the women...

“Tye Dye” vendor donates proceeds to Panhellenic

Tye Dye Thom satands with his merchandise. He raises money at his booth and donates portions of it to the Panahellenic group, which supports 26 sororities.

Lizzie Kibler, Reporter

September 3, 2014

An array of colorful tapestries and tank tops fill a booth outside the Student Union several times a year. You have seen the vendor selling his merchandise in the spring and fall to NKU students and faculty. His name is Tye Dye Thom and his Facebook friends know him as “Quarry Breakdown” and he ha...

NKU Greek organizations took root in ’70s and flourish today

Brittany Smart, Contributing Writer

March 27, 2014

There are a total of 14 Greek letter organizations residing on campus this year who have been part of a trend that has been accelerating at a rapid rate in the past five years. A Growing Culture Just last fall, there was a spike in the number of recruits; numbers unlike the Office of Fraternity and...

Alpha Omicron Pi Colonizes, Theta Chi to follow

Caitlin Centner, Arts & Life editor

March 6, 2013

Two new additions to Greek life in two weeks Greek life members can rest assured now that Alpha Omicron Pi Women’s Fraternity has completed the colonization process, thereby establishing a chapter on NKU’s campus. And Theta Chi Fraternity is on their way down the same path. Although Chi Om...

Greek Life adds not one, but two, additions

Staff Report

January 17, 2013

After an unsuccessful expansion for Sigma Alpha Epsilon Northern Kentucky University’s Interfraternal Council voted to extend an invitation to Theta Chi Fraternity to colonize a chapter at NKU. NKU Greek Life has also invited Alpha Omicron Pi to join the sorority community this semester after Chi...

Frat raises over $5K in fundraising

Frat raises over $5K in fundraising

Caitlin Centner, Staff Writer

October 11, 2012

The recent loss of a fraternity brother inspired an idea for Sigma Phi Epsilon, to focus their fall philanthropy event on epilepsy awareness. Epilepsy awareness lasted a full week; SigEp surpassed their goal of raising $3,000 in the first night. Totaling to over $5,000, SigEp raised more than they...

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