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Sexual assault survivor brings awareness to Chico State

Sexual assault survivor, public speaker and activist Brittany Piper brought conversations about consent, rape culture and bystander intervention to Chico State. Photo credit: Rayanne Painter

Rayanne Painter

April 21, 2019

The room was silent as the request was posed: “I’d like you to stand if you know of someone close to you who has experienced sexual assault.”The students in the room looked around at each other in horror as most of them stood up.“Now, I want you to stay standing if you know that...

10 tips for Rush week

Fraternities and sororities gather in the breezeway on campus to promote rush week. Photo credit: John Domogma

Katherine Feaster

February 10, 2017

1. Be yourself. The best way to find your home away from home is by being true to yourself. Pick the house that makes you feel like you are at home. Choose the sorority that says, “Thank you for being you”. 2. Go in with an open mind. Don’t go in with the mindset that you already know ...

Greek life gives back, shares charity activity with new recruits

Gamma Phi Beta's philanthropic mission is building strong girls. Photo credit: Katherine Feaster

Katherine Feaster

February 10, 2015

On Feb 7. the Panhellenic sororities of Chico State spent the day sharing their charity plans with the young women going through Recruitment Week. The day was dedicated to telling the women about what the sororities do to give back to the community. The philanthropies cover organizations of all kinds that include; ...

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