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The Phi Delta Theta house. Photo taken April 27 by Ariana Powell.

Chico Greek life hit with suspension: probation following hazing investigations

Molly Myers, Managing Editor // August 10, 2023

After investigations into reports of hazing, sorority Lambda Sigma Gamma is suspended from Chico State for four years.  This means the sorority is no longer recognized by Chico State. Fraternity...

The Delta Chi house April 10. Hours after having their chapter revoked the lights on their letters remain lit. Photo taken by Molly Myers.

Fraternity Delta Chi loses charter following hazing incident report

Ariana Powell and Molly Myers // April 10, 2023

Chico State Delta Chi chapter lost its charter following a hazing incident report submitted to the Student Conduct, Rights and Responsibilities office in March. The incident report included allegations...

Grey house on a cloudy day with a red truck in front. Greek letters in red on the house

Fraternity Delta Chi under investigation after hazing incident report

Ariana Powell, City Editor // April 7, 2023

Chico State Delta Chi fraternity chapter has been issued a cease and desist letter following allegations of hazing, according to Kendall Ross, interim director of Student Life and Leadership and director...

Graphic illustration of the grim reaper holding a scythe and a book with the letter m on it. The reaper is a dark purple and the background is grey. The book is also grey. The scythe has a brown handle and a grey blade

Greek life is dying

Meara Hain, Reporter // April 1, 2023

There’s a certain warm feeling you get walking down the Chico streets of Ivy and Hazel. It’s hard to say if this fuzzy feeling is brought on by the serene sound of bumping house music, the glistening...

Jack Mason (current member of Sigma Nu) and James Sandlin (current member of Sigma Nu) survey the damage of the car. Photo credit: Brooke Martin

Brotherhood and bashing cars: How many frat guys does it take to destroy a car?

Brooke Martin // October 2, 2018

Every year students rush fraternities and sororities hoping to become a new member of Greek life. While there are many recruitment events that take place, one stands out. It involves sledgehammers, lots...

Chico State fraternity is accused of vandalising on campground. Photo credit: Sean Martens

Fraternity Pi Kappa Alpha pleads guilty to vandalism charges

Christian Solis and Natalie Hanson // October 12, 2017

Chico State fraternity Pi Kappa Alpha pleaded guilty in federal court on Tuesday to vandalism of a campground in Tehama County.The incident was reported on April 28, when Tehama County Sheriffs got a call...

The Tau Gamma fraternity house, where a shooting took place. Photo credit: Natalie Hanson

Police investigate Labor Day shooting at fraternity house

Natalie Hanson // September 11, 2017

Shooting at Chico State Fraternity house was reported and remains under investigation.According to Chico Police, a shooting occurred over the Labor Day weekend at the Tau Gamma Theta Fraternity House....

Fraternity being investigated for trashing campsite

Fraternity being investigated for trashing campsite

Daniel Wright // May 2, 2017

The Chico State chapter of Pi Kappa Alpha is being investigated by the Tehama County Sheriff for littering a campsite and chopping down more than 30 trees, according to a press release. J.D. Elam, a...

Photo credit: Briana Mcdaniel

It’s all Greek to me and maybe it shouldn’t be

Whitney Urmann // September 27, 2016

Editor's note: This article was updated to reflect funds spent on dues. When media depicts college, typically the Greek system is right up there with wacky philosophy professors and toga parties. Every...

Chico State fraternities and sororities come out to support Wildcat sporting events. Photo credit: Malik Payton

Greeks come out to support Wildcat sports

Breanna Barnard // March 8, 2015
Chico State's fraternities and sororities are starting energetic cheer sections for athletes at their games and matches.
Chico States Bucket List Photo credit: Monica Fitch

Bucket list of activities for students

Stephanie Schmieding // September 19, 2014
There's more to do in Chico than just drink, so The Orion compiled a map for possible adventures that students can complete before they graduate.
John Roussell, professor of communications design. Courtesy of Chico State.

Professor recruits to rebrand Chico

Enrique Raymundo // April 21, 2014
A Chico State professor teamed up with more than 300 students to create a YouTube series to change Chico's image.
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