On Monday, October 6, the sisters of Zeta Phi Beta and brothers of Phi Beta Sigma partnered to have a movie night in Merrill Hall. They showed “The Fault in Our Stars.”
It was the first philanthropic event of the semester for the sisters of Zeta Phi Beta. Their goal was to raise money for St. Jude’s Research Hospitals. Popcorn and other refreshments were provided for those in attendance.
Zeta Phi Beta member Mariah Allen said that they chose “The Fault in Our Stars” because while it is not only a very popular movie, it helps those watching understand a little bit more about how people with serious medical conditions cope.
The movie follows a 16-year-old cancer patient, Hazel Lancaster (played by Shailene Woodley,) and her trials concerning the boy she has fallen in love with, whom she met at a support group.
“St. Jude’s is one of our newest philanthropies. This is our first event of this school year, and we really hope that a lot of people show up and we have a lot of money to donate,” said Allen.
Several people did show up to make this a successful event.