Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia hugs Southeastern

Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia - Photograph by Robert Pecarrere

Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia – Photograph by Robert Pecarrere



[Hammond]- Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, a social music fraternity on Southeastern’s campus, is giving out free hugs and deluxe hugs for 50 cents. The fraternity is giving out free and deluxe hugs to raise money in order to support them selves and to hold future events.

“We are out here giving free and deluxe hugs because we would like to brighten everybody’s day,” said Cody Love, a member of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia. He said it is for “concerts, future fundraisers, balls/dances, and other ways to brighten the community and to get our name out there.”

Love also said the fraternity got the idea to do free hugs from a friend and have received positive feedback from students on campus.

“Random strangers that don’t know you that care about you usually put you on the right track with your day again,” said Love.

Love also said if you can raise a little money just by caring about someone, then it is worth it to give free hugs and also to get the fraternity out to the public in the process.

Students such as Drew Butler, think Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia giving out free hugs to random people is a great idea.

“It’s good to see socialization in a fun and creative way, “ said Drew Butler, an student majoring in computer science.   “It’s fun to get free hugs and it made my day,” said Butler.

To learn more about Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia contact the president Willam Jackson III at



Cody Love

Drew Butler

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