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Sororities, fraternities fight against stereotypes

Sororities, fraternities fight against stereotypes

Cesar Alexander

November 20, 2013

Karen Carandang, a 21-year-old kinesiology major, was discouraged at first to join her sorority because of the way the media portrays these social groups.But Carandang eventually joined Kappa Psi Epsilon, a Filipino sorority, for its cultural relevance and discovered the benefits went beyond networki...

Sac State celebrates Earth Day with recycling bins and dunk tanks

Alpha Chi Omega President Katie Dillen waits to be dunked as sophomore civil engineer Jason Estrella makes a throw on Wednesday for the Earth Day events in the Library Quad.

Joe Davis

April 17, 2013

Sacramento State Facilities Services hosted the university’s premiere Earth Week event Wednesday in the Library Quad. The celebration included PG&E, SMUD and other vendors from the Sacramento area, each with its own booth setup. The four Greek councils that represent Sac State also took part in the e...

Alpha Chi Omega hosts dunk tank for domestic violence awareness

Jesse Sutton-Hough

November 16, 2012

Sacramento State's Alpha Chi Omega chapter hosted a dunk tank in the Library Quad to promote domestic violence awareness Thursday. Mechanical engineer junior Jake Hall said his shift consisted of sitting in the dunk tank and charging $1 for three attempts to dunk him. “I’m in a dunk tank in the Library...

Sorority shines light on violence

Sac State students prepare the luminary display in the Library
Quad on Thursday. The event was hosted by Alpha Chi Omega to help
raise domestic violence awareness.

Joseph de Ocampo

October 5, 2011

The darkened library quad was illuminated by lit bags placed by Alpha Chi Omega sorority on Thursday evening to remember victims of domestic violence, dubbed the Luminary Project. The event is to help raise awareness that "love shouldn't hurt" and start off Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Representativ...