Mr. Green and Gold raises funds for a sorority


Courtesy of Alpha Sigma Tau

Pictured above are the contestants of Mr. Green and Gold 2018. This year, the pageant will be organized on Nov. 6 at 7 p.m.

Alpha Sigma Tau sorority is hosting its annual Mr. Green and Gold event this week in the Student Union Theatre.

Demi Newton, a junior family and consumer sciences major, shared how the event began.

“It was started a while ago,” stated Newton. “One of our sisters started it as a fundraising event, and it’s just continued on ever since.”

The pageant is scheduled to take place on Nov. 6 at 7 p.m. in the Student Union Theatre.

Newton feels that the Mr. Green and Gold pageant has historically been a huge success for the sorority.

“It’s just one of those events we don’t want to get rid of because it raises the money we need,” shared Newton. “It’s a good campus-wide event.”

The money that Alpha Sigma Tau raises from the event will go towards funds for tailgating and sorority housing.

“It’s kind of a long process,” stated Newton. “They start planning for it a while ahead. We use faculty members as judges. We get sponsorships. We started doing that again this year. Just getting guys, recruiting them to sign up.”