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Greek Week brings together the community to raise money for Logan MacGregor

This week kicks off the annual Greek Week when fraternities and sororities unite for a week full of events and to raise money for charity. This year, proceeds will be donated to help local 13-year-old leukemia patient Logan MacGregor. “We […]
Greeks / Student Life
Center Line sophomore John Gagnon eats a hot dog bun during Fridays hot dog eating contest, a fundraising event for the Jimmy V Foundation put on by the Delta Chi fraternity. During the contest, teams of eight were required to eat 24 hot dogs in under 7 minutes. "I could have ate a couple more, I'm really not that full," Gagon, who ate total of five hot dogs, said. "I'm like a walking promotion for the event." (Brooke Mayle/Staff Photographer)

Delta Chi raised $300 in ‘Top Dog’ hot dog eating contest Friday at His House Men’s Ministry

There’s nothing like grilling hot dogs while enjoying the sunny spring weather on a Friday afternoon; 260 hot dogs to be exact. Friday was Delta Chi’s “Top Dog” hot dog eating contest to raise money for the Jimmy V. Cancer […]
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Jake May/Staff Photographer  West Branch sophomore Kevin Laney opens his mouth for a fork full of spaghetti while Farmington Hills freshman Justin Toliver assists him in eating while he's temporarily disabled with a blindfold for the Pi Kappa Phi and Phi Sigma Sigma's Empathy Dinner fundraiser Wednesday at Wesley Center on CMU's campus. The fundraiser was in coordination with Push America, who's goal is to help people learn about abilities, teamwork, integrity and empathy.

Pi Kappa Phi, Phi Sigma Sigma team up with fundraising empathy dinner for people with disabilities

Pi Kappa Phi fraternity and Phi Sigma Sigma sorority teamed up to raise money for those with disabilities and to raise awareness against discrimination. On April 4, the two hosted the Push America Empathy Dinner at Wesley Center. “By providing […]
Greeks / On Campus / Student Life
Grand Rapids sophomore Greg Pierce takes a swing at a 1996 Pontiac Bonneville during the Sigma Tau Gamma car smash event March 30 in the courtyard between Anspach and Pearce halls. Pierce, who is part of the fraternity, took a swing as they waited for students to participate. (Adam Niemi/Staff Photographer)

Car smash event part of Sigma Tau Gamma week-long Special Olympics Michigan fundraiser

Commerce Township senior Chris Barnes stood next to his car between Pearce and Anspach halls and watched people smash its body with a bright orange hammer. Students paid $1 per swing or $5 for six swings as the hammer came […]
Greeks / Student Life / Top Stories

Delta Chi temporarily suspended over roster issues

Delta Chi fraternity has been suspended awaiting resolution of issues regarding their roster with the Office of Student Life. Interfraternity Council Vice President of Public Relations Jesse Pifko, a Warren junior, said the suspension came after Delta Chi had been […]
Greeks / Mount Pleasant / Student Groups

Greeks start neighborhood cleaning partnership to beautify town, improve outreach

Greek life at Central Michigan University established a “Greeks Clean up the Streets” program designed to beautify the community and improve relations between Greek students and Mount Pleasant residents. Sigma Alpha Epsilon brother Jon Reusch, a Macomb senior, and Jeff […]
Greeks / On Campus / Student Groups
Ubly sophomore Matt Eilers, left, and Rockwood sophomore Jeremy Osborne pedal on stationary bikes during a fundraiser for Pedals for Hope Thursday afternoon in front of the Bovee University Center. The fundraiser began Wednesday at noon and continued for 24 hours. (Jeff Smith/Staff Photographer)

Pi Kappa Phi Brothers Raise $360 for Journey of Hope

Three Pi Kappa Phi members tackled the physically and mentally demanding task of riding a stationary bicycle for 24 hours to raise money for a charity trip this summer. The members of the social fraternity “rode” from noon Wednesday to […]
Greeks / On Campus / Student Groups

Pi Kappa Phi to hold 24-hour Stationary Bike-a-Thon Wednesday, Thursday

Three Pi Kappa Phi brothers will be hosting a 24-hour Stationary Bike-a-Thon from noon Wednesday to noon Thursday in front of the Bovee University Center. The three will be taking turns on the stationary bike, donated by Skybox Studio at Morey Courts […]
Greeks / On Campus
Grand Rapids senior Erin Gavigan, the Philanthropy chair, and other EAE brothers judge the creation portion of the Pancake olympics, which included artwork along with the best pancake recipe.  (Brad Lowe/Staff Photographer)

Alpha Gamma Delta wins Sigma Alpha Epsilon’s Snowfest; helps raise $2,741 for Children’s Miracle Network

Fraternity Sigma Alpha Epsilon’s eighth annual week-long Snowfest contest managed to raise $2,741.27 for the Children’s Miracle Network, with Alpha Gamma Delta coming out on top. The week-long event that started on Feb. 20 and ended last Friday saw sororities […]
Greeks / Student Life

Sigma Alpha Epsilon Snowfest fundraiser set to begin Feb. 20

Sigma Alpha Epsilon will host its eighth annual Snowfest fundraiser to support the Children’s Miracle Network. All proceeds from this week-long event, beginning Feb. 20, will go to the Helen Devos Children’s Hospital. Snowfest is a competition between sororities who […]
Greeks / Student Groups

Five of seven executive board members of Phi Alpha Delta pre-law fraternity resign

Five of the seven members of the pre-law chapter of Phi Alpha Delta law fraternity executive board resigned last week. Resigned members include: President Kirstin Miller; Secretary Officer Evan Lyons; Membership Director Christian Genesky; Prospective Membership Director Peter Melnik; and […]
Greeks / On Campus / Student Life

Alpha Gamma Delta to hold basket auction Feb. 7 in Bovee University Center

Students looking for something to do in spirit of Valentine’s Day only have to travel as far as the Bovee University Center. A gift basket auction held by the Central Michigan University chapter of Alpha Gamma Delta sorority, will be […]


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