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  • Campus Life

    Rush Week: “for the plot.”

    You may have recently noticed female students in classes wearing strange objects or carrying around things such as stuffed animals, flowers, sashes, torches and many more peculiar items. This all happens during rush week. While they might not be able to always say what it’s for or the reason they are doing it, this is a glimpse into what rush is like for Lipscomb University social clubs. We spoke to some students involved and asked about their current experiences thus far. Katlyn, a sophomore biology major from Brentwood, TN, says she wants to rush “for the plot.” These students are involved or looking to be involved in social clubs, look…

  • Opinion

    A guide to “greek life”

    College students across the United States are involved at some level with social organizations, especially in Greek life. At Lipscomb, however, Greek life takes a different form than it does at most institutions. With the rushing process recently coming to a close, the following overview of how social clubs, Lipscomb’s take on Greek life, operate is perhaps more useful now than ever. The following list defines some common terms that are consistent between Lipscomb’s social clubs and fraternities and sororities at other schools. Chapter Branch of a sorority/fraternity (in general), with an individual name and sign.  Bid An invitation to join a certain club (sorority or fraternity).  Big/Little  An upperclassmen…