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Songfest raises $6,845 for kids with cancer

Songfest raises $6,845 for kids with cancer

By Kristina Aiad-Toss, Photo Editor

April 13, 2016

Twelve University of Akron sororities and fraternities sang and danced to raise money for children with cancer by competing at the 83rd annual Songfest competition last Sunday at E.J. Thomas Hall. Hosted by the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life (FSL) and a committee of chapter representatives,...

Song Fest raises record breaking numbers

Song Fest raises record breaking numbers

By Jaclyn Scarborough, Arts & Life Writer

April 13, 2015

UA’s Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life presented the 83rd annual Songfest. This year, Songfest raised a record breaking $8,059.75 for the children of Camp Quality and their families. It was an afternoon of Greek pride and unity at E.J. Thomas on Sunday, April 12. Songfest is a fundraiser in which...

‘Wild’n Out Comedy Jam’

‘Wild’n Out Comedy Jam’

By Jennifer Ramolt, Arts & Life Writer

February 24, 2015

Akron’s National Panhellenic Council presented the Wild’n Out Comedy Jam at the Student Union on Feb 19. Students packed into the ballroom to laugh and participate in games with improv comedians in honor of Black History Month. The concept of a Wild’n Out comedy show is having two teams of comedians...

Insider’s perspective: Greek life

Insider’s perspective: Greek life

By Corinne Bittner

January 31, 2015

Greek life has a different connotation to everyone. To some, it may be the parties so often emphasized in movies, to others, an outlet for volunteering, and to the rest, a family. College years are full of unknowns; full of opportunities and experiences to try things you never expected to like or be...

UA Students named man and woman of the year

March 22, 2012

Written by: Amy Nelson The Greek community at The University of Akron has been working for the past year to achieve high standards, increase community service hours and donation dollars and improve leadership skills. Sororities and fraternities were acknowledged for their achievements at the 36th annu...

Greek Myth

August 10, 2011

By Russ Friend Sitting in the back of a lecture hall gives me a great view of other students. Down in front of me a few rows sit some fraternity fellows. These poor schmucks are sure geek for the Greek. I never knew so many pieces of clothing could be emblazoned with Greek letters that most of tho...