Decorating Your Dorm like a Designer

We have reached the final stretch of summer and it is time to start thinking about moving back into the dorms or maybe you live in your Greek house, either way we all know dorm/house life is a slightly less than luxurious, and with little space it may seem close to impossible to make your living area into a well designed atmosphere. Here is a few helpful tips for turning your living quarters into the hottest spot on the third floor. First of let’s talk about what Continue reading →

freshman year survival guide

So, You’re a Freshman: A Survival Guide   It’s finally that time—you are 18 and finally let out of your kennel and off your leash and are on the high road to independence. This, my friends, is a gift and a curse. Your freshman year of college is incomparable to any other year of your life—you live, you learn, and you are at the highest and lowest parts of your life. These first two semesters of college have the potential to be your best years Continue reading →

Graduation Day!

                The day has finally come; you’re graduating and finally ready to flip that tassel! Graduation can be a mixed bag of emotions. On one hand you are prepared and ready to go out and seek gainful employment or peruse graduate school. On the other hand you’re leaving your friends who you’ve known for the past four years; people you entered adulthood with. It is important to keep a positive attitude about graduating. Remember, your families are all Continue reading →

Girl Scouts Partner up with Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority

Back from the holiday season, and Sigma Gamma Rho has not wasted any time! Recently Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) have gotten together with one of the nation’s largest African American Sororities, which is Sigma Gamma Rho. This joint system was to “help help build awareness of careers in science, technology, and engineering among girls and parents in African-American communities.” SGR will be working with local Girl Scout councils all over the country. This will be aided by the funding from the National Science Continue reading →

Feed the Needy Celebration

For the seventh year in a row in Jacksonville, Florida the celebration of “Feed the Needy” took off, once again. “The “Omega Psi Phi” chapter of Jacksonville served hot meals and warm clothes to those in need. Dozens waited in line for a hearty Christmas meal and holiday music.” Other Volunteers and community groups such as MAD DADS offered their support as well. It was expected to top the 750 trays they served last year and actually hit the 1,000 mark. “Christmas Day is a Continue reading →

The Season Of Giving

For the last eight years, Soldier’s Angels of Georgia have been preparing gift bags or should we say “stockings” to send to more than 5,000 Georgia-based deployed soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan. Amazing, right?! These festive stockings perfect for the holiday season every winter are jammed packed with comfort items as well as useful for the soldiers who are in desert environments of war zones. Some stockings include things such as: a new pair of socks, holiday candy, hot chocolate, cookies, lip balm, music CD, Continue reading →

Winter Graduations and Decorated Caps

In the Clarksville Tennessee News, one soon to be graduate has a few things on his mind before he graduates. Senior, Austin Peay is getting ready from head to toe so there are no mishaps on the big day of the ceremony. For as long as we’ve known college students, we’ve known for them to order graduation stoles from our brother company, www.customsash.com. For those who come in to pick up their sashes, they also talk to us about how excited they are to decorate Continue reading →

Pi Kappa Alpha Shaves Heads for Cancer Research

The brothers of Pi Kappa Alpha from NYU have their annual fundraising event coming up this fall, rather than the Spring for the first time in a while. The fundraiser includes shaving heads to raise money and awareness for cancer research. The event was founded  by three alumni from “Pike’s” NYU chapter established in April of 2011. This event became such a huge success it became tradition. Since they moved this annual event to the fall, this gives the brothers more of  a chance to Continue reading →

Tis the Season…to Decorate with Christmas Lights

When the winter season hits, no one messes around here at Central Michigan University to get involved and into the holiday spirit.  Every year at this time, the event “The Dickens’ Christmas Festival” is held and all the houses on Main Street in the Mount Pleasant community are lit up with beautiful lights, decorations, and ornaments galore. This year it was a little different however. For the first time ever, the Greek Community at CMU was ask to participate and lite up their houses. The Continue reading →

Alpha Phi Northeast/Mid-Atlantic Leadership Conference 2012

Greek Life Threads had the opportunity and experience to be 1 of 4 vendors out of many to participate and execute greek apparel at Alpha Phi’s Northeast/Mid-Atlantic Leadership Conference & Convention this past weekend in Uniondale, New York. Though we went the distance & the weather was bearable, the sisters of Alpha Phi were more than just business, they were all fun! There were chapters from UConn, Villanova, University of Boston, and much much more. The convention was right next door to Hofstra University, making Continue reading →