Student Lifestyle

LTA Celebrates 31 Years at FDU

By Patricia Ressell-Deras

Staff Writer

On Thursday, Nov. 11, the sisters of Lambda Theta Alpha hosted their annual formal event and invited students to bond and get to know each other. 

The event took place in the Student Union Building’s Multipurpose room for approximately two hours. 

The usually bland room was transformed into a wave of burgundy, white and gold. There were multiple photo backdrops in addition to a designated photo station, a refreshments table and scattered tables to make room for a dance space. At each table was either a table top game or card game, such as Uno or Jenga. There was also a dedicated section for making cards for hospice patients, a cause close to the sisters of LTA. 

This year’s theme was “Chanel No. 31.”

“We thought Chanel No. 31 would be something classy,” said LTA president Ana Carrasquillo. “So the first thing to come to mind was a prom or a formal.”

“Tonight’s event was a success. We did have a lot of people come out. We also had a lot of alumni come out,” Carrasquillo said.

According to attendees of the formal, the event was a hit. 

“It was a lot of fun,” said Stephanie Bart, a forensics psychology sophomore. “I enjoyed hanging out with friends and meeting new people, and I think the [LTA] girls did a really good job with the set up and the whole vibe was a lot of fun.”

Bart was not the only one who enjoyed the event. 

Ezekiel Somma, a sophomore in the QUEST Program said, “It was lots of fun. I hung out with close friends and enjoyed spending time with them. [There was] good food. I actually really liked the lighting. That I thought was really nice.”

LTA has also hosted numerous informationals and community service events to help others in need. To learn more about the organization, follow them on Instagram.

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LTA welcomes guest to sign their name on the whiteboard in the Multipurpose Room.

Photo by Patricia Ressell-Deras

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