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Greeks Make Edible Art
Canned food sculpture contest benefits ECHO
Amanda Dyslin, Mankato Free Press, 9-30-2012
Although not particularly appetizing, one of the canned food sculptures in the Centennial Student Union at Minnesota State University definitely stood out.
“Tis a mighty throne,” said a Lamda Chi Alpha alum walking by, admiring the artistic work of his former fraternity and the sorority Sigma Sigma Sigma.
The sculpture of a giant toilet made entirely of canned goods had a bear head in the bowl, meant to symbolize Concordia-St. Paul’s mascot, the Golden Bear. “We’re flushing the golden bear,” said Samantha Johns.
Sororities and fraternities teamed up for homecoming week to create sculptures out of donated cans of food from area grocers. The goal was to create a sculpture with the most cans that was also creative and interesting.
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