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The truth about Greek Life

The truth about Greek Life

Karen Limones

April 10, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Columns, Mobile Headlines, Opinion

I can’t say I am too fond of the idea of joining a sorority. It’s because I see how much of the party life they are involved in that has led me to believe all other stereotypes. One of my biggest fears when thinking about joining the Greeks is the pressure of consuming alcohol or drugs. Resear...

Chico State embraces unity at the annual Multicultural Night

Chico State embraces unity at the annual Multicultural Night

Niyat Teferi

November 15, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Community, Mobile Headlines

On Friday, the Diversity Affairs Council hosted the Multicultural Night in the BMU Auditorium. The event featured performances from various multi-ethnic organizations on campus. The theme for the night was unity and each performance represented just that. Greek organizations performed various acts of s...

Stop drinking tequila for Cesar Chavez

Stop drinking tequila for Cesar Chavez

Nicole Henson

March 31, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinion

An opportunity to party outweighs being a racist. Or at least that is the vibe some students and Greek affiliations are demonstrating with their Chavez-themed parties.Cesar Chavez Day has been recognized as a student holiday since 2014 when President Barack Obama used his authority to proclaim March...

10 tips for Rush week

10 tips for Rush week

Katherine Feaster

February 10, 2017


Filed under Blogs, Columns, Opinion

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 ...

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

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

Whitney Urmann

September 27, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

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 year hundreds of men and women at Chico State dedicate a week of their life to impress older st...

CCLC hosts diversity advocacy workshop

CCLC hosts diversity advocacy workshop

Christine Zuniga

February 17, 2016


Filed under Campus, Community, News

The Cross-Cultural Leadership Center started a "Diversity Advocacy Certification" program in an effort to help participants become aware of social injustice issues and teach them to become effective activists. The program consists of seven workshops scheduled throughout the remainder of the semester,...

Living the not-so-Greek life

Living the not-so-Greek life

Brittany Mcclintock

September 19, 2015


Filed under Columns, Opinion

All I want to do is get to class. Then I get to the tabling lane and boom: Greek life is everywhere. I almost feel like a rarity on campus sometimes. There are so many people walking around with letters across their shirts, it’s hard to keep track of how many sororities and fraternities our school actual...

Live story doubles as marketing hub

Live story doubles as marketing hub

Cheyanne Burens

September 19, 2015


Filed under News

Students have yet another social media platform they can use to share every aspect of their lives while also navigating the lives of their peers. Snapchat’s college-centric “Our Campus Story” feature arrived to Chico State just weeks ago and it has already made its mark on the campus.The...

In focus: Greek students still rich, want to go to prom

In focus: Greek students still rich, want to go to prom

Dylan Dewit

May 12, 2015


Filed under Blogs, Opinion

This is a satirical portrayal of the Greek formal culture. This May, students coping with the stress and demands of their final exams might be pleased to find that not everyone is sharing in their turmoil. Sources and social network information has confirmed that this weekend was not all dedicated to...

Greek life gives back, shares charity activity with new recruits

Greek life gives back, shares charity activity with new recruits

Katherine Feaster

February 10, 2015


Filed under News

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; ...

Rush begins for Greeks

Rush begins for Greeks

John Domogma

February 2, 2015


Filed under Multimedia, Photo Galleries

[metaslider id=40615] Photographs by John Domogma John Domogma can be reached at [email protected] or @Domogma1985 on Twitter.  

Higher education is above cliques

Higher education is above cliques

Alyssa Dunning

November 24, 2014


Filed under Columns, Opinion

I was never really popular in high school, except for the semesters I was homeschooled, and I beat out my twin for homecoming queen. In fact, when I attended high school, I avoided football games, most social events and most of all the associated students. I loved community college because while...

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