April Newsletter

alpha Kappa Delta Phi, UChicago Associate Chapter

Dear Sisters,

April has been a really busy month for us! From the start of Spring Quarter to midterms season (which is now sadly upon us), we have filled our calendars with several events. As always, we hope that all of you are doing well! Please enjoy this recap of how we spent this month!


UChicago aKDPhi

BTSR Election Updates

Congratulations to the sisters who were recently elected into chair positions! We are so proud of you and excited to see what you can bring to the chapter. Additionally, thank you to the old chair positions for helping our sisters transition into their new positions! Below are the new chair positions:

Alumnae Chair: Michelle Deng

Sisterhood Chair: Jessica Cheng

Historian: Amanda Lin

Academic Chair: Jenny Yang

Webmistress: Amanda Lin

Rush Chair: Michelle Deng

Social Chair: Bailey Yu

Social Media Chair: Michelle Deng

Cultural Chair: Vanessa Cai

Performance Chairs: Grace Li & Carol Wang

MGC Representative: Celine Kim

Service Chair: Karen Yuan

Graphics Chair: Celine Kim

Secretary: Bailey Yu

Parliamentarian: Bailey Yu

Derby Days

This month, Sigma Chi hosted their annual week-long philanthropic event, Derby Days. All proceeds went towards the Huntsman Cancer Institute. Sisters participated in the Kick-Off event, Photo-Sig event, Dodgeball Tournament, and the Boat Race! Thanks to our sisters for representing alpha Kappa Delta Phi at all of the events. We would like to give a special shout-out to our sister #88 Bailey "Courvoisier" Yu for encouraging sisters to go to the events and running around campus to scout around for Sigma Chi brothers for the Photo-Sig event.

Volunteering at Break the Silence

This year marked the second Break the Silence Conference at the College! The conference, which focused on addressing issues of mental health in the Asian-American community, was organized by Taiwanese American Student Association, PanAsia, Active Minds, and South Asian Students Association. Thank you to our sisters for volunteering to register people, give directions, and spread mental health awareness in the community!
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BTSR Sisterhood Event

For our BTSR Sisterhood Event, we met up at sister #73 Vanessa "Ambrosia" Cai's apartment, ate some delicious pizza, and played some games to get to know each other better! Thanks to all of the sisters who showed up, and made it a fun night! Also, special shout-out to Sisterhood Chair #66 Jessica "mimosa" Cheng for planning this event!
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Cultural Awareness Movie Screening

To promote Asian-American awareness on campus, we hosted a screening of the documentary "Uploaded: The Asian-American Movement," which discusses the rise of Asian-Americans in popular media. This documentary showed us the obstacles that Asian-Americans had to go through in order to be a recognized group in media. After this viewing, we were able to gain a better understanding of hardships in the entertainment industry for Asians, and therefore, a greater appreciation for Asian-American representation. Thank you to our Graphics Chair #89 Celine "Matcha" Kim for creating this beautiful flyer!
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Inter-RSO Potluck

This month, sisters also participated in the annual Inter-RSO Potluck held by Taiwanese American Student Association (TASA)! Other Asian-interest RSO's such as Korean Student Organization (KSO), Asian Students' Union (ASU), and Chinese Undergraduate Student Association (CUSA) were present! Delicious dishes such as Dandan noodles and braised pork were enjoyed, and games were played in order for the members of each organization to get to know each other better.
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UIC Reveal

Thank you to the UIC Associate Chapter for inviting us to their Alpha Kappa KingPiNs new member class reveal! Our sisters had such an amazing time watching UIC's new member class, and could see that all of their hard work had paid off. Watching their reveal definitely gave us some inspiration for our next new member class!
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Thai Night

What better excuse to feast on some delicious Thai food and bond with sisters than attending Thai Night! This event was hosted by the Thai Student Association, of which our VPI #77 Sarah "stArkISs'd" Tinaphong is the President. Thanks Sarah and the rest of ThaiSA for hosting such a fun event!
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