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Envy Dance Group wins Homecoming Lip Sync Contest

By Jacob Roushia | October 27, 2019

DeKALB — The Envy Dance Group won the 11th annual Homecoming Lip Sync Battle Thursday evening. The high energy Lip Sync Competition felt more like a party than a competition as various student organizations were able to express themselves by dancing,...

Phi Rho Eta to host Lip Sync Competition

By Jacob Roushia | October 23, 2019

DeKALB – Phi Rho Eta is hosting the 11th annual Lip Sync Competition 8  p.m. Thursday, in the Carl Sandburg Auditorium at the Holmes Student Center.The organizations competing include Phi Rho Eta Fraternity Inc., Present Perfect Modeling Organization,...

Family weekend event to showcase Greek life

By Northern Star Staff | September 23, 2016

The Division of Student Affairs and Enrollment will host a free event open to all parents and students called the Greek Stroll/Showcase 7 p.m. Saturday. The Greek Stroll/Showcase is one of 35 events that will be featured during Family Weekend that lasts...

From left: James Alford, Kwamaine Williams and Samuel Owoo-Battlet practice for the Battle of the Sexes competition in Cole Hall last year.

Battle of the Sexes co-hosted event to bring more diversity

By Samantha Keck | April 18, 2016

Phi Rho Eta’s annual Battle of the Sexes is pursuing some changes this year by co-hosting with Delta Sigma Theta in hopes of bringing more diversity to their show.The event will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Holmes Student Center, Carl Sandburg...

Students Lip Sync for annual contest

By Jessica Plessner | October 22, 2015

DeKalb | Phi Rho Eta’s Lip Sync contest, hosted annually during Homecoming, will give organizations a chance to come together to entertain through creativity and expression tonight.Participating groups practice between four to seven times a week, and...

Weekend Guide: Oct. 1

By Northern Star staff | October 1, 2015

Northern Star staffDont let the autumn breeze keep you from exploring DeKalb this weekend.TodayAlpha Sigma Omega Latina sorority will sponsor the 10th annual Kermes celebration at 7 p.m. at the Latino Resource Center. Kermes is an event aimed to educate...

Battle of the Sexes moves to Cole Hall

By Darius Parker | April 16, 2015

Phi Rho Eta will switch things up for the Battle of the Sexes competition with a new location.Battle of the Sexes is a competitive event that crowns whichever gender excels in performing arts. The event is free and will be held at 6 p.m. in the Cole Hall...

Phi Rho Eta to host annual carnival

By Candice Beasley | April 24, 2011

The Zeta Chapter of Phi Rho Eta Fraternity Inc. will host its annual carnival event Thursday. This is the second year the fraternity has hosted a carnival, and Terrance Hopson, president of Phi Rho Eta Fraternity Inc., said they plan on making it a long-term...