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Fall Greek Games Results After Homecoming Week

Greek Games started last week, with tug of war, quiz bowl, eating contest, and bed races; and will be over on Friday with disc golf. Tug-of-war took place on October 11th at the mud volleyball pit, which DTS and lil sis ran this event. DTS and Lil Sis dominated in this event, without losing to any other team. Second place was TKB and Omega, and third was Lambda Chi and KD. Quiz bowl and eating contest were on October 12th at the top. Omega’s ran the quiz bowl and the…

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Staff Restructuring in Student Affairs

Letter from Sigrid Solomon, Vice President for Student Affairs Good Afternoon Friends! I know that many of you are getting ready for Homecoming Festivities but I wanted to inform you of a few personnel changes in Student Affairs.  Tara Lydy will be leaving us to manage the new yogurt shop that she and Ken have been working so hard to get up and running.  Tara’s last day will be Tuesday, October 31st, she has been with the College as a staff member for 19 ½ years.  As many of you…

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Kappa Deltas Invite Girl Scouts to Wilmington College Campus

One of Kappa Delta Sorority’s local philanthropies is the Girl Scouts. A handful of local troops come to every event held, and there are even professors at Wilmington College that have daughters in the Girl Scouts that get involved. It is important to Kappa Delta to instill confidence in young girls through these events. Every Girl Scout event must hold an educational aspect; they also hold a social aspect because the girls are building relationships with other girls outside of their troop along with Kappa Delta’s. The next Girl Scout…

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To the New Pledge or Member in Greek Life…

October 2, 2017 marks the first day of pledge season for fall 2017 semester. Today is the day you will be welcomed into a “home away from home.” As an active member, I cannot wait to welcome new members into something I hold near and dear to my heart. Pledge season can be a nerve-wracking time for some, but it will all be worth it. The first thing that you need to get through is Pledge Ed. I’ve attended for the past six semesters, and it always sucks. I think…

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What Kind of Food Will Be at Rush?

Rushes are coming up and I know what everyone is thinking that isn’t in a Greek organization: what kind of food will be at these functions? Well I’m not going to answer that, you should find out yourself. But I did compile a list of each Greek Organization, when their rush is, and some fast facts put in the order of rush dates. Fraternity: Sigma Zeta AKA: Sigs Rush: Wednesday 9/20, at 9:09 at the Sig House Current active members: 19 Established: 1916 Achievements: Most Improved Organization and Greek Games…

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First ORT Meeting Encourages Collaboration Between Organizations

On September 12 at 5:15, Student Government Association (SGA) hosted the first Organizational Round Table (ORT) of the semester in the McCoy Room. ORT will occur every second Tuesday of each month and is a requirement for all organizations that are SGA-funded. Over 38 organizations were represented and shared their upcoming activities. “We would like people to collaborate with more events,” shared Andrea Barga, VP-Administration. Organizations with collaborating events include a movie night on September 21 with the Peace Corp Prep Program and Amnesty International, and an Ice Cream Social…

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Greek Awards, “A Very Good Year for Greeks at Wilmington”

On Thursday April 27, the annual Greek Awards program was held in Boyd Cultural Arts Center to celebrate the accomplishments of Wilmington College’s eleven Greek organizations. Director of Greek Life Bud Lewis says, “It was a very good year for Greeks at Wilmington.  Greek organizations initiated seventy-seven new members and the number of Greek members at Wilmington College exceeded Greek Council’s goal of two hundred this spring.” “It was a very good year for Greeks at Wilmington.  Greek organizations initiated seventy-seven new members and the number of Greek members at Wilmington…

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To a Wilmington College student on this crazy college journey…

Congratulations! At this point you have now almost completed either your first, second, or third year here at Wilmington College! Regardless of where you are in that journey, this letter is for you. As a graduating senior, about to leave this safety net I love to call home, I want to give you some advice from things that I learned along the way. Some of it you may have already learned, but hear me out anyways. The first and most important piece of advice I can give anyone is to…

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Watch Out Greeks, There’s a New Exec Board in Town!

On Sunday April 9, 2017 elections were held for the 2017-2018 Greek Council Executive Board. The results of the elections are as follows: President- Mathew Perry of Sigma Zeta, Vice President- Zach Macella of Lambda Chi Alpha, Secretary- Kara Griffith of Kappa Delta, Treasurer- Caitie Trickett of Alpha Phi Kappa, Public Relations- Sydney Hux of Psi Beta Omega. New Greek Council President Mathew Perry says, “As excited as I am nervous about taking on the role of Greek Council President, I feel like this year is going to be a…

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Airband Shows the Support Within WC Greek Life

On Wednesday March 29th Greek life finished up their annual Greek games events with Airband. Airband is an annual Greek life event that each Greek organization participates in.  Each organization comes up with a mash-up of music and choreographs a dance to perform. The sororities compete against each other and the fraternities compete against each other. Many of the members of each organization have their own favorites about Airband and often hear great things about Airband after it takes place. Lexi Hiles, member of Alpha Phi Kappa said, “My favorite…

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