Greek Life

Greekin’ out

Greekin’ out

Story by Shelby Dixon, Student Reporter

April 17, 2018

Every spring students at Henderson get antsy. There is a need for them to get out of the classroom and do something fun. That is where Greek Week comes in. All social greeks on campus are brought together to compete in numerous events that shows off their talents and diversity. The week started o...

Step up and stroll off: Greek organizations participated in the “Stroll Off” last week

Step up and stroll off:  Greek organizations participated in the “Stroll Off” last week

Story by Ayanna Williams Student Reporter

March 1, 2018

  On the night of Feb. 22, in Garrison’s lecture hall, greek life held this year’s Stroll Off. Everyone anticipated this fundraising event as a hoard of people gathered around the doors of the lecture hall to be admitted. Henderson students and organizations filled the room with their cameras out, read...

Enhance the community: Gamma Beta Phi makes a difference

Story by Greta Goslee Student Reporter

February 15, 2018

  Gamma Beta Phi was founded in 1964 in Spartanburg, South Carolina as a college-level extension of Beta Club, a high school service and honor society. There are currently nearly 90 active chapters in the United States. It is one of the many honor societies on campus, inviting the top 20 percent of u...

Henderson Halloween

Henderson Halloween

Campus and community came together last week to celebrate the spookiest day of the year. Story by Rylee Maxwell, Student Reporter Photos and Additional Reporting by Emily Bell, Copy Editor and Photographer

November 7, 2017

Neighborhoods and decorated streets were not the only places to be swarmed by hoards of costumed children last Halloween evening. The campus was also flooded with tons of children and parents Trick or Treat at the annual Henderson Halloween. The festive campus tradition brings student organizations,...

Homecoming took over campus last week

Homecoming took over campus last week

Summary by Pete Tubbs, Editor in Chief Photos by Emily Bell, Staff Photographer

October 24, 2017

It’s hard to believe that homecoming week has already come and gone, but here we are. The court consisted of 23 women, but as we all know, there can only be one queen in the end. The full court consisted of: E’Lyse Thaxton, sophomore, innovative media major, Dominique Walker, senior, phsychology major, Rebekah Smith, junior, sp...

Students were Reddie to Serve last Saturday

Story and Photos by Parker Hutson, Staff Reporter

October 10, 2017

On the quad, dozens of groups gathered to await their fellow members and prepare to go out and help the community. Looking over the crowd, it wasn’t hard to tell who the morning people were, and who had not had their cup of coffee yet. With the “Reddies” logo in the background as a scene sette...

The night, taken back: organizations raise awareness

Story by Meredith Adcock, Student Reporter Photos by Markayla Wyatt, Star Editor in Chief

October 2, 2017

On Sept. 26, the Student Government Association (SGA) held the first annual Take Back the Night, an event to raise awareness of sexual assault on campus, and to stand with the victims whether they came forward or not. Take Back the Night is an international association whose goals are to end sexual...

Speak Up And Be Heard

Speak Up And Be Heard

Story By Serene Garcia

February 22, 2016

You hear the end of the current speaker’s presentation drawing to a close.  Your name is called, blood rushing to your head, nervous twitching, heart racing, eyes watering. You walk to the front of your class, place your perspiring hands on the podium and being to give your presentation, stumbling...

Let’s Take It To The Muleriders

Katie Smith

October 27, 2015

After the presentation of homecoming candidates on Thursday night, Henderson students headed over to the lawn of the Barkman House. The band was playing and the cheerleaders were performing for the annual homecoming pep rally. Smoke filled the air, although it wasn’t as prevalent as usual, because the ...

The Heart Beats On for 50th Anniversary

Jae-Kur Lockhart, Opinions Writer/ Editor

October 27, 2015

This is the 125th anniversary of Henderson but it also marks the 50th anniversary of something else. The time has come again for the constant beating of barrels around the campus from Thursday of homecoming week until homecoming kickoff on Saturday. It is a sound that has been all too familiar to Red...

NPHC Informs Students Of Who They Are

By Dee McKissick

October 6, 2015

Henderson's Greek organizations gave a 101 class for students by students. Information was put together to inform and excite new members to want to join the organizations.Organizations that gave presentations were a part of the NPHC Greek systems. Normally these organizations would have given their own i...

Annual Campus Iron Chef Competition Yields New Champs

By Carmin Wills

April 14, 2015

The third annual Iron Chef competition winner has been announced. Henderson’s version of the  “Iron Chef” competition was between five residence halls, Newberry, Smith, East, West and Sturgis. The winners of the first two days then competed for bragging rights and a trophy on the final day. As ...