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Kappa Kappa Gamma and Delta Chi’s THON Move Adventure

In an amazing feat, Kappa Kappa Gamma and Delta Chi were able to move their entire THON organizations across the BJC. The group moved 10 sections, from Section 117 where they started, to Section 107 where they hope to remain for the rest of THON. The group claims that they were “screwed over” by the new registration system. They were unable to get their favorite spot in Section 112, and according to members of Kappa Kappa Gamma, they were “heartbroken” that they couldn’t follow their THON tradition.

After realizing that they would be unable to interact with their dancers in the way that they would like to, and also discovering that they were running out of space, the group decided that they needed to make a change. Everyone in the group thought that it was much more fun to work together, so they decided that a bigger section was required for them to continue to enjoy THON.

When they realized that their numbers were staying strong and that comparatively the rest of the orgs in the BJC were dwindling, they decided to make their move. In a valiant group effort, Kappa Kappa Gamma and Delta Chi moved the entire group from Section 117 to Section 107, almost halfway around the BJC.

Upon arriving in the new section, the group started filling in empty rows in a deserted section that people had left. After the entire group took command of the large section, the group that was originally in the section decided to leave and go to Section 117, filling the gap where Kappa Kappa Gamma and Delta Chi had just come from.

The girls of Kappa Kappa Gamma reported that it was a good switch because the other group could easily fit in the space of Section 117, while their own group required more space. In addition to needing more space, the members wanted to make sure that they were close enough to be able to be involved with their dancers. This year, Kappa Kappa Gamma has nine dancers and Delta Chi has four, which is the most that either group has ever had.

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Caitlyn is a sophomore from Hollidaysburg, PA and is studying Political Science. She is also the Social Media Manager at Onward State. To contact Caitlyn, email her at [email protected] or follow her on Twitter @caitlyn_edgell.

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