The Lion's Roar

Greek Life unifies before ‘Greek Week’ in the spring

Sigma Sigma Sigma and Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. pose for a picture after their

Shaelyn Martinez, Staff Reporter

August 30, 2019

Just before the kick-off of the university's first football home game, all the Greek organizations gathered around Friendship Circle for "Greek Family Reunion." At this event, the Greek organizations gathered around as Marjorie Parker, the coordinator for the Office of Multicultural and Internat...

A Greek test of knowledge

Team answer questions about Greek life and Nickelodeon shows for

Shaelyn Martinez, Staff Reporter

April 4, 2019

Greek organizations gathered to test their knowledge for "Greek Trivia." The contest was held at the parking garage on April 3. Each team chose three members from different chapters to compete. The "Fairly OddParents" team took first place. The "Jimmy Neutron" team placed second while the "SpongeBob"...

Battleship: survive or sink

Members of Kappa Sigma, Alpha Omicron Pi and Delta Tau Delta participated in the first round of the Greek Week

Jacob Summerville, Staff Reporter

April 3, 2019

With a couple of canoes, buckets and a pool, students aimed to stay afloat for their team. The Greek Week "Battleship Tournament" occurred on April 2 at 6:30 p.m. in the Kinesiology Pool. Battles consisted of three to four teams filling a canoe with three players. The objective was to fling water...

“Spongebob A” not thrown off guard

Members of Kappa Sigma participate in the Dodgeball Tournament.

Jacob Summerville, Staff Reporter

April 1, 2019

Another Greek team caught a victory tonight. The Greek Week Dodgeball Tournament was held on April 1 at 6 p.m. in the Pennington Student Activity Center. Each match consisted of two teams, which were named after a certain cartoon character, competing for the best two-out-of-three-game record. Reid...

Greek Week Court

Breanna Raborn, a member of Phi Mu, and Johnathon Phan, representative on the Greek Court for Sigma Tau Gamma, talk at “Food Wars.” Court members can be distinguished at events by a white sash. The Greek Court was introduced for this year’s Greek Week, adding to the week’s competition.

Zachary Araki, Assistant Editor

April 1, 2019

The Greek Court found itself added to this year’s festivities to add to the competition of Greek Week and representation of Greek life. Each Greek chapter nominated a representative for the court. Throughout the week, the court members can be distinguished by a white sash. “They’re gonna repre...

Changes to volleyball tournament affected location and outcome

During the championship match, Alpha Omicron Pi Team B attempts to return the volley. Their team won the game against Sigma Sigma Sigma Team A.

Jacob Summerville, Staff Reporter

March 31, 2019

Greek Week's first event was moved out from Greek Village, a situation that led four teams to take the top three positions. Because of weather conditions, the "Greek Week Volleyball Tournament" was held on March 31 at 1 p.m. in the Pennington Student Activity Center. Gabrielle Reynolds, membership...

Danny Phantom wins Greek cook-off

Victoria Reid, a member of Alpha Sigma Tau on the Rugrats team, spoons pastalaya into bowls. Her team placed third in the

Zachary Araki, Assistant Editor

March 31, 2019

A pastalaya competition ended the first day of unity and contest in Greek Week. "Food Wars" was held outside the Pennington Student Activity Center on March 31. The Danny Phantom team, consisting of Theta Phi Alpha, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., Kappa Alpha Order and Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity,...

A look into Greek Week

Members of Greek life cheer on their teams. Greek organizations compete in the annual Greek Week through activities like dodgeball and a step show.

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter

March 29, 2019

Members of Greek life can look to compete and make connections in the annual Greek Week. Greek Week is scheduled for March 31 to April 4. This year's theme for Greek Week will be "Greekelodeon." Greek organizations will participate in a step show centered around a Nickelodeon show. Karley Bordelon,...