‘Come Together’: Student organizations perform at Airbands

The Gamma Phi Beta sorority hosted its annual philanthropy event Airbands Oct. 14-15 in Memorial Hall, where sororities, fraternities and clubs danced and lip synced to various artists under the theme of Battle of the Bands. All proceeds from the night benefit Girls on the Run, a nonprofit that teaches life skills to girls.

The Delta Gamma sorority and Phi Kappa Tau fraternity won first place with their Beatles-themed routine. The Phi Delta Theta fraternity and Black Student Union’s performance of Kanye West songs came in second place. Coming in third was The Black Eyed Peas-themed dance by the Delta Tau Delta fraternity and Alpha Phi sorority.

Tyler Porterfield and other members of the Gamma Phi Beta sorority kicked off Airbands with a dance to their theme, Rihanna. Photos by Bonnie Cash

Tyler Porterfield and other members of the Gamma Phi Beta sorority kicked off Airbands with a dance to their theme, Rihanna. Photos by Bonnie Cash

Members of the Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority and Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity get down for their theme, Justin Timberlake.

Members of the Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority and Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity get down for their theme, Justin Timberlake.

Members of the Delta Delta Delta sorority and Toxique dance to their theme of Beyonce.

Members of the Delta Delta Delta sorority and Toxique dance to their theme of Beyonce.

Members of the Delta Gamma sorority stand hand in hand during their Beatles-themed routine. Delta Gamma and the Phi Kappa Tau fraternity won first place. Pic by Bonnie Cash

Members of the Delta Gamma sorority stand hand in hand during their Beatles-themed routine. Delta Gamma and the Phi Kappa Tau fraternity won first place.

Beta Theta Pi and Team Shaka finish their Drake-themed performance with Gamma Phi Beta's sorority symbol.

The Beta Theta Pi fraternity and Team Shaka finish their Drake-themed performance with Gamma Phi Beta’s sorority symbol.

The Kappa Alpha Theta sorority members Holly Ellis and Abbie Carrington sport gold alongside the Alpha Gamma Delta sorority's Jackie Diebold during their Madonna-themed performance.

The Kappa Alpha Theta sorority members Holly Ellis (left) and Abbie Carrington (right) sport gold alongside the Alpha Gamma Delta sorority’s Jackie DieBold (center) during their Madonna-themed performance.

Black Student Union members Kyler Hannah and Jerrese Adams get down during their Kayne West-themed routine.

Black Student Union members get down during their Kayne West-themed routine, which they performed alongside the Phi Delta Theta fraternity. The performance won second place.

Members of the Phi Gamma Delta fraternity pump up the crowd during their Michael Jackson-themed routine.

Members of the Phi Gamma Delta fraternity pump up the crowd during their Michael Jackson-themed routine, which they performed with the Pi Beta Phi sorority.

The Alphi Phi sorority and the Delta Tau Delta fraternity finish their routine of The Black Eyed Peas with the Alpha Phi and Gamma Phi Beta sorority symbols. Pic by Bonnie Cash

The Alpha Phi sorority and the Delta Tau Delta fraternity finish their routine of The Black Eyed Peas with the Alpha Phi and Gamma Phi Beta sorority symbols. The performance won them third place.

Members of the Gamma Phi Beta sorority Saydee Dickinson and Courtney Bankhead hosted Airbands.

Members of the Gamma Phi Beta sorority Saydee Dickinson and Courtney Bankhead hosted Airbands.

Sorority Delta Gamma and fraternity Phi Kappa Tau took first place in Airbands. Photo by Kaitlin Homan.

Sorority Delta Gamma and fraternity Phi Kappa Tau celebrate winning first place in Airbands. Photo by Kaitlin Homan

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