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Reflecting on the Kappa Delta Experience

Ever since fall of 2014, I’ve made the conscious decision to stay in Kappa Delta, and I ask myself ‘why’ all the time. Why do I stay when we will spend 20 minutes fighting about one change in the bylaws, or what color a shirt should be? Why do I stay when every semester after recruitment we stay up until the wee hours of the night trying to find who would make the perfect Kappa Deltas? Why do I stay when I have to do countless hours of community service? Why do…

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Upcoming Events in February at WC

Often times, students complain about how little there is to do on campus, especially on the weekends. There are some good sources to find upcoming activities (the WC app being one of them), but these sources still do not capture all of the exciting events going on. Here is a list of events happening in February that you won’t want to miss out on! February 12-16: SLEB is hosting the Random Acts of Kindness Week. There will be activities all week long that will promote kindness and hospitality – don’t…

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Kappa Delta Event Creates Over 50 Heating Pads for Hope House

On January 24, the Kappa Delta’s hosted Cocoa for a Cause. They invited everyone to come out and make heating pads for the women of Hope House, the local women’s shelter. Together they made over 50 heating pads and then enjoyed some hot chocolate. Haley Wilson, the Vice President of Community Service and event planner, she said, “We did it to help the women’s shelter as well as to help promote our philanthropies on campus, and to encourage those interested in Greek life to get to know us.” Kappa Delta…

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Senior Spotlight: MacKenzie Stevens and Jordan Jones

MacKenzie Stevens MacKenzie Stevens is a senior with a major is Early Childhood Education and Early Childhood Special Interventionist. Originally from Lynchburg, Ohio, MacKenzie hopes to start teaching in the fall. She shares, “When I graduate, I want to rent an apartment until I decide where God’s plan for me is. I plan to stay in contact with all of my friends and come back to Kappa Delta events when I can.” Her campus involvement has included Greek Life, holding many positions of leadership; cheerleading; APB; and Order of Omega….

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Get to Know Greeks and Bowl For Free

Photo: Kappa Deltas at Greek Bowling last year If you don’t have anything to do Friday night, January 19, come out to Royal Z Lanes for Greek Bowling from 9:30 p.m. to 12 a.m.! You can get the chance to meet all Greek organizations on campus (Kappa Delta, Lambda Chi, Sigs, Kappa, TKB, Omega, DTS, DTS Lil Sis, Sweethearts, Iota, and Sigma Gamma Rho). Even if you are not sure if you want to join a fraternity or sorority, you can come out and learn more, while having fun bowling….

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“No Offense But” Panel Discussion Embraces Diversity

On Thursday, November 30, Black Student Initiative (BSI) hosted their annual “No Offense But” discussion in McCoy. They changed things up this year by making it a panel. They had people from Spectra, BSI, the Student Body, Athletics, Agriculture, Greek Life, International Club, and Latino Student Association represent on the panel. They plan to add more organizations into the next ones. The hosts of the event were Kelly Angevine and Lexi Mahaffa, with Chip Murdock as advisor of the event. Before they opened for questions, they let students know the…

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Chili Cook-Off Raises $70 and 66 Pounds of Canned Goods

Kappa Delta and Lambda Chi Alpha hosted their annual chili cook off last Tuesday in McCoy. They raised $70 along with 66 pounds of canned goods to donate to the local soup kitchen. It cost five canned goods or $5 to enter a chili, and three canned goods or three dollars to eat unlimited chili. Years ago, the chili cook off with Kappa Delta and Lambda Chi was just a social event, it has developed into an annual community service event that is open to the entire campus. This year…

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Goodies for Goblins Campus Trick-or-Treat

Goodies for Goblins was on November 2, put on by RSA. The kids trick or treated around the dorms then went into McCoy to play games. Kappa Delta had puffy painting, Omegas had face painting, Kappas had pin the spider on the web, Lil’ Sis had toss the ring on the witches’ hat, Lambda Chi had “Guess what’s in the box,” Sig had a haunted house, and TKB handed out candy at their house. Lastly, they left with pizza and cookies to end the night.  

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“Let’s Talk About Sex”

On Monday, October 23rd the sisters of Alpha Phi Kappa had a sex education workshop, open to all women to join. This consisted of learning about sexual consent and safety with Davina Cooper from Women Helping Women; and about sexual health and pleasure with Kelly Fogwell from Pure Romance. 10% of the proceeds from the Pure Romance shopping party went towards Hope House, which is Wilmington’s women’s shelter. They ended up successfully raising $99 in one fun evening. They ended up successfully raising $99 in one fun evening.

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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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