A fraternity won Homecoming sweepstakes this weekend for the first time in six years. The last time a fraternity won Homecoming was in 2011 when Lambda Chi Alpha took home the trophy, according to Student Publications archives. The men of Kappa Sigma won the 2017 Homecoming Sweepstakes. President Colton Kastrup, music theater senior, said he’s…
The gentlemen of Kappa Sigma took home the 2017 Homecoming sweepstakes trophy.
Watch all the Homecoming Lip Sync performances.
Sorority recruitment reached its peak Sunday as more than 100 women rushed out of the Tom and Brenda McDaniel University Center to celebrate Bid Day with their new sisters.
Homecoming concluded as the women of Gamma Phi Beta rushed to the basketball court to accept their Sweepstakes trophy for the second year in a row.
Watch videos of all the Homecoming Lip Sync performances from Nov. 4.
Alpha Phi sorority had a welcome sign, placed for the benefit of new freshmen, stolen.
More than 100 women participated in sorority rush during Formal Recruitment this year.
Blue Key Honor Society organizes Spring Sing each year. Student organizations can compete by putting together a 10-minute long skit that features live singing.
Two campus organizations did not participate in Homecoming this year. Alpha Phi sorority decided as a chapter not to participate. Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity could not participate because of an ongoing investigation from the headquarters for potential hazing. “While it is sad that these two organizations can’t participate, we are still trying to unite the…
Sorority women are no longer allowed to wear men’s fraternity shirts due to a ruling from the National Panhellenic Conference. “It eliminates half of my T-shirt wardrobe,” said Julie Graff, dance performance senior and Alpha Chi Omega member. “It’s really weird being told what to wear as a senior.” The National Panhellenic Conference is an…
Administrators launched an investigation Oct. 8 after a photo of a student in blackface circulated on social media. The student went to a party dressed as Jay Z and posted about it on Snapchat. She is seen in the photo with her face painted black, a practice known as “blackface.” Blackface represents a time when…
A recruitment video released by the Alpha Phi chapter at the University of Alabama has raised several questions about the sorority lifestyle. The video portrays chapter members running around the campus of the University of Alabama, skipping and dancing on the football field and jumping into a lake. The members appear to have a good…
Freshmen packed Petree Recital Hall in Kirkpatrick Fine Arts Center to hear from all the Greek organizations on campus at the Greek Info Meeting. Panhellenic and Inter-Fraternity Council hosted the meeting to meet and hear from the presidents of each fraternity and sorority. During the meeting, the presidents introduced themselves and their organizations philanthropy and…
Sorority members may face a price increase next fall. The sorority houses were built in 1998, but sororities have never received a price increase. Each sorority pays $200 a month, but the proposal would increase it to $500 a month. The proposed price increase began with Lee Hall, former director of first-year experiences and disability…
The campus’s four sororities are coming together to give thanks for sisterhood with their annual Festive Feast.
The crowd erupted as the members of Alpha Phi sorority stormed the floor after their name was called as sweepstakes winner.The sorority took home the Homecoming sweepstakes championship Nov. 9. The award ceremony took place at 7 p.m. in Abe Lemons Arena in Henry J. Freede Wellness and Activity Center.
The OCU Homecoming committee captured video of all eight lip sync performances from this year’s competition.The videos can be viewed online at the OCU Homecoming YouTube page.
The Alpha Phi sorority took home the overall sweepstakes award for the Homecoming 2014 competition.
Voting for the 2014 Homecoming Royalty Court begins today.
Members of the Alpha Chi Omega sorority prepare to welcome their newest members on Bid Day 2014. Photo: Lauren Matheny
The women of the Alpha Phi sorority have begun their annual Women’s Heart Health Week. Throughout the week, the women of Alpha Phi will be raising money and awareness to support women’s heart health. Alpha Phi will have a table outside the caf, selling raffle tickets for prize baskets. They will also have jars set…
Members of campus sororities wait in line for the chocolate fountain during the Festive Feast held Thursday evening in the Great Hall of the Tom and Brenda McDaniel University Center. The Festive Feast is an annual event to bring the campus sororities together in celebration of the Holidays.
Photo: Clinton Foster
OCU Panhellenic is reformatting their annual Festive Feast this year to include Phi Mu, the newest sorority on campus.
OCU’s Phi Mu colony became a chapter Saturday, during their initiation and installation ceremony.
An alumna and former university employee charged with stealing more than $104,000 from the university pleaded guilty last week to the charge.
Lisa Riggs was charged Sept. 18 in the western district of Oklahoma with wire fraud.