Wednesday, October 24, 2007

Homecoming news from here and there

This time of year there is so much activity around homecoming that we have trouble keeping up. Here is a selection of Homecoming and other fall activity news items...
The time was right for the men of Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity and and the women of Phi Mu Fraternity, who won first place in the house dec competition with their creation, “The Time is Right for an Orange State of Mind.”

The O’Collegian » Hours of pomping culminate at Walkaround
Other winners in the Sweepstakes contest were the Delta Gamma, Kappa Alpha and Sigma Phi Epsilon pairing in the poster decoration contest, SAE in the men's Trike quals and Alpha Chi Omega in the women's Trike quals.

PIKE, Gamma Phi Beta named Homecoming winners - Campus
Sigma Phi Epsilon demonstrates the productivity and effectiveness, as well as a complete reversal of stereotypes with their Balanced Man Program. The fraternity does not believe in pledging, but rather a different strategy.

Greek Life at QU - Features
In the men's race, PIKE was first with a time of 41 minutes and 37 seconds, Sigma Alpha Epsilon (SAE) was second, Alpha Tau Omega was third with three laps behind the leader, Sigma Phi Epsilon/Kappa Alpha Order was fourth with four laps behind the leader, Sigma Chi was fifth, Phi Kappa Phi was sixth both with five laps behind the leader and Phi Delta Theta was seventh with six laps behind the leader.

Weekend brings Homecoming celebrations - Campus
"Fright Fest is a great way to start off the weekend, to celebrate the end of midterms and to kick off Halloween celebrations," said Felicia Barrett, the Dawgs After Dark coordinator and a senior from Valdosta.

Sigma Phi Epsilon also will build a sneak preview of its haunted house in Tate for the festivities.

Get spooked, party safely with after dark festivities - Variety
Its tenets have been cited as justification for the comical (but ultimately nauseating) state of undergraduate judicial policy, the policies surrounding whom Student Affairs can hire, the programs and services provided by Student Affairs and much more. In a more gratuitous example of its application, Residence Life and Housing Services told Sigma Phi Epsilon to rename their "Dorm Wars" competition "Hall Brawl," because the word "Dorm" wasn't considered sufficiently welcoming.

The duh... and the what!?! - Columns