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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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Greek Life Hosts First Greek Week

Wilmington College Greek Life is currently hosting its first Greek Week filled with events to help show the campus community what Greek life is all about, while also uniting the fraternities and sororities. The activities began on Friday, March 25 and will conclude Wednesday, March 29. “For being the first year for Greek Week, I would say so far that I have seen the Greek community gather together and it was a good way for us to do two philanthropy drives to benefit different organizations. President of Greek Council Kylie…

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Kappa Delta Shamrock Pancake Dinner, All Are Welcome!

On Sunday March 26 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Kappa Delta Sorority will be hosting their annual pancake breakfast at Joe’s Java located on Sugartree Street in Wilmington. The menu consists of all you can eat pancakes, sausage and a drink. There will also be gifts to be raffled off with raffled tickets available for purchase. “We will be tabling in Pyle Center the week after spring break and selling the $5 pre-sale tickets.” – Maddie Fix, VP Community Service of Kappa Delta All pre-sale tickets can be purchased for…

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Salsa Night, Organized by Greek Life and LSA

On Tuesday March 7, Lambda Chi Alpha and Phi Alpha Psi hosted salsa-dancing lessons at the McCoy room in the Kelly Center. The Latino Student Association who is seeking to spread the Hispanic and Latino culture around Wilmington’s campus made this event possible. This was an opportunity for Lambda Chi and Phi Alpha Psi to do something fun together and it was also a chance for the Latino Student Association to brand their organization on campus. “I thought it was fun. For the small group that it was, they were…

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Should I Go Greek?

Students have probably been asking themselves this question since attending Wilmington College. There is no doubt that Greek Life has a prominent role here on campus. With Greek bowling behind and spring rushes just around the corner, some students just don’t know if it’s right for them. Current members of the fraternities and sororities on campus share why they chose to GO GREEK and how it has impacted them! Tau Kappa Beta Some benefits to going Greek for me is that it really shows brotherhood and how to have great…

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Alpha Phi Kappa and Kappa Delta Puppy Bowl 2016

[dropcap]O[/dropcap]n November 5, 2016 the sisters of Kappa Delta and Alpha Phi Kappa hosted their first ever Puppy Bowl. The event was a night of fun for anyone that wanted to go bowling with others and help raise money for the Wilmington Area Humane Society (WAHS). Although the Puppy Bowl idea was brought to the sisters of Kappa Delta last year, it was not decided until this semester with the help of Alpha Phi Kappa that the money raised would go to WAHS. Kappa Delta sister, Kara Griffith and Kappa…

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WC Students Contribute to Wilmington Grit Project, a Commemoration of Wilmington Community Members

[dropcap]O[/dropcap]n October 29, the Murphy Theater will be presenting a film about Wilmington’s Got Grit, a local project commemorating members of the community that have kept it alive through the economic and social struggles of the last decade. Hal Shunk, Wilmington College (WC) art professor, and students from Greek organizations Delta Omega Theta and Kappa Delta volunteered to hang posters throughout the community on October 15. The posters include men, women and children who made the Wilmington community what it is today. Bekah Muchmore, WC alumna and long-time resident of…

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