Raising money to ‘Sink Out’ arthritis

first_imgTCU places second in the National Student Advertising Competition, the highest in school history Facebook I am a senior journalism major from the great city of Chicago. Watching E! News while eating a Chipotle burrito is my favorite pastime. Go Cowboys! Taylor Boser https://www.tcu360.com/author/taylor-boser/ Ash Wednesday marks start of Lent Linkedin Welcome TCU Class of 2025 Taylor Boserhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/taylor-boser/ ReddIt Taylor Boserhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/taylor-boser/ First-year Helena Pippas is all smiles during Sink OutPhoto Credit: Taylor Boser printMusic echoed throughout the commons along with crowds of people dancing and cheering during one sorority’s philanthropy event.Delta Delta Delta and Beta Theta Pi competed in the championship round of Alpha Omicron Pi’s Sink Out Volley Pong tournament.Volly pong is when teams of two players throw volleyballs into giant trashcans. Each time a volleyball went in, the trashcan would be removed. The first team to remove every trashcan would advance to the next round.“My favorite part is the final round because the whole chapter rallies around the final two teams to cheer them on,” Alpha Omicron Pi’s Philanthropy Chair Claire Evenson said.The Delta Delta Delta and Beta Theta Pi teams were evenly matched in the final round knocking out trashcans at the same pace as members of the chapter crowded around the game anxiously waiting to see who would win. With each team having only one trashcan left, Delta Delta Delta sunk a volleyball in to win the game. The ladies celebrated with a chest bump.“Sink Out is a great way for the TCU community to come together in a fun way to raise money for the Arthritis Foundation,” said sophomore Lauren Gregurek.The purpose of Sink Out is to raise as much money as possible for the Arthritis Foundation, Alpha Omicron Pi’s philanthropy.“All the entry fees to play go to the Arthritis Foundation,” Evenson said.Steel City Pops popsicles were sold to raise money too. While the women were working to raise money, they also were able to participate in Sink Out by coaching the different teams.“This event is so fun because of the great music and I love having it in the Commons with all of my friends,” said senior MaryClaire Gray.Alpha Omicron Pi will continue raising money for the Arthritis Foundation until they have Sink Out again next year. + posts Counseling available as TCU mourns a student’s death Facebook Majority of faculty votes yes on DEI ballot Taylor Boserhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/taylor-boser/ Previous articleNew Stepmills at REC CenterNext article“Fate of the Furious” stutters past the finish line Taylor Boser RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR CASA of Tarrant County advocates for children in foster care Twitter Taylor Boser Linkedin World Oceans Day shines spotlight on marine plastic pollution ReddIt Twitterlast_img read more