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Greek Row gears up for Tugs

Greek Row gears up for Tugs

By Keith Hernandez | April 17, 2014

Everyone has their reasons for tugging.Tugs is a weeklong tug-of-war competition between fraternities and it will start on April 21.Alpha Kappa LambdaJunior economics major Matt Cavanaugh, Alpha Kappa Lambda president and tugger, said his team is ready...

Members of Sigma Pi pull against members of Omega Delta during an NIU IFC Tugs competiton Monday evening near Huskie Stadium.

Fraternities participate in first round of Tugs

By Lauren Dielman | April 16, 2012

Tugs, a NIU fraternity tradition for more than 40 years, began Monday night. While one team is pulling the rope, the other team braces their feet against the trench, sometimes nearly on their backs, to keep from giving up any length that could cost them...

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