‘No Matter The Letter, Greeks Do it Better!’: Greek Week Wraps Up

Tanya Crump, Staff Writer This past week, all of the Greek organizations at Wingate University gathered together to celebrate Greek week. Greek week is an annual event on campus where the organizations get together and compete in events to win a trophy and a winning title. The first events began Tuesday around 5pm. Organizations presented their tokens they crafted while dressing in 70’s themed clothing. … Continue reading ‘No Matter The Letter, Greeks Do it Better!’: Greek Week Wraps Up

Greek life springs into second semester with more recruitment events

Caitlin Bailey, Staff Writer Why Spring Recruitment? Bryon Ecker, a brother of Kappa Alpha, went through Spring Recruitment last year. He has a special perspective on the process this year. He says, “Spring Recruitment can be an untapped market because you’ve got freshman coming in the fall who said no to Greek life but regretted it, or you have people who transfer in.” Unlike last … Continue reading Greek life springs into second semester with more recruitment events

Student Spotlight: Mackenzie Green urges students to never give up and never back down

Aleah Cady, Staff Writer Mackenzie Green is a first-year student at Wingate University, from Asheville, North Carolina, a member of Alpha Omicron Pi, and is majoring in human services. She loves her sorority, spending time with friends, and helping others. She also was born with a genetic disorder called Osteogenesis imperfecta, an extremely rare condition which causes the bones to be brittle and break easily. … Continue reading Student Spotlight: Mackenzie Green urges students to never give up and never back down

Chi Omega Sugar Cookies Benefit Make-A-Wish Foundation

Stephen Fisenne, Staff Writer The sisters of Chi Omega at Wingate University were recently selling sugar cookies on campus for a good cause: the Make-A-Wish Foundation. As the national philanthropy of Chi Omega, the Make-A-Wish Foundation has a pretty big place in their hearts. They wanted to raise money for them, as they do every year, and they decided that sugar cookies would be a sweet … Continue reading Chi Omega Sugar Cookies Benefit Make-A-Wish Foundation

Greek Life and Recruitment 101

Recruitment may be over but here is the information you need to know. Kendall Sienon, Staff Writer Wingate, N.C. — It is that time of year again when sorority women all over Wingate University campus step up their game in preparation for recruitment in hopes to attract incoming freshman and other potential new members to Greek life. Mary Catherine Boylin, Membership Vice President of Alpha … Continue reading Greek Life and Recruitment 101

First Year of Recruitment Begins for New Sorority

Hope Rogers, Staff Writer One year ago, Alpha Omicron Pi, (also known as AOII), became the newest addition to the Wingate University Greek community. In a few short weeks, this newly-formed chapter will participate in their first year of recruitment. Formal recruitment will, for the first time ever, consist of four sororities instead of three. Each organization plans months in advance in order for each … Continue reading First Year of Recruitment Begins for New Sorority