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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...

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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...

Greeks take on hoagies: Ike’s sandwich eating contest

Priscilla Yanez and Katie McKnitt // March 26, 2023

Correction: Alpha Gamma Delta and Gamma Phi Beta tied for first place in the sorority competition. The previous version of this article stated AGD won alone. Rival fraternities and sororities competed...

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.

Sororities, exploring the unfamiliar.

Prin Mayowa // March 27, 2014
Thoughts on joining a sorority from an unlikely candidate.
Alpha Omicron Pi is Chico States newest sorority. Photo courtesy of Alpha Omicorn Pi.

New sorority to join Chico State

Steven Verstelle // February 4, 2014
New sorority, Alpha Omicron Pi, will become the sixth established Chico State sorority. Recruitment begins Feb. 11.
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