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Greek organizations get splashy for good causes

Delta Eta members compete in the swim meet at the Anchor Splash, Oct. 25, 2014.
(Courtesy of Delta Gamma)

Brian Ingebretsen

October 7, 2016

Sacramento State’s Delta Gamma chapter, Delta Eta, will host its annual Anchor Splash competitive swim meet on Oct. 9 for campus sororities, fraternities and organizations to raise money and awareness about visual impairments. The competitions are divided into two parts: Most Beautiful Eyes and a fin...

Campus gets the chance to learn about HIV and AIDS

State Hornet Staff

April 21, 2014

With more than 17,000 people dying of AIDS in the United States each year, Sigma Delta Alpha began a philanthropy to raise HIV and AIDS awareness at Sacramento State. According to statistics by website Aids.Gov, more than 1.1 million people in the United States are living with HIV infection and almost one in si...

Nu Alpha Kappa helps students register to become bone marrow donors

State Hornet Staff

April 17, 2014

Eight years ago, Sacramento State alumna Lizette Jara received a phone call from Blood Source asking her if she wanted to save a life.She was told her DNA was a match for a mother with three children from New York who was in desperate need of a bone marrow donor.Jara had registered to become a donor a...

Club Day allows students the chance to get involved on campus

State Hornet Staff

January 30, 2014

Contradictory of its commuter campus reputation, Sacramento State opened up the 2013 spring semester with a lively quad full of info booths ran by it’s many student organizations. Club day, which actually lasts around two weeks, is for organizations to hand out fliers and converse with incoming freshmen a...

Progressive fraternity establishes itself at Sac State

Progressive fraternity establishes itself at Sac State

Kaitlin Sansenbach

April 30, 2013

Unity, progression and brotherhood are the foundation of the Delta Lambda Phi Social Fraternity on campus; an all-male fraternity for gay, bisexual and progressive men. The 11 members of the Delta Lambda Phi Social Fraternity have found a haven of acceptance and equality through their brotherhood. T...

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...

EDITORIAL: Frat houses may not be a good idea

The Theta Chi frat house is one of the many fraternity houses around the UC Davis campus. 

State Hornet Staff

February 27, 2013

Sacramento State has 35 active fraternities and sororities, yet none of those student organizations are allowed to build a house on campus. Due to the rampant alcohol abuse, sexual assault and dangerous hazing rituals that come with frat houses on campus, this is probably for the best. UC Davis, University...

Buzz of the Crowd: What big wins mean for small college teams

State Hornet Staff

September 12, 2012

College football starts off the same way every season: Most big NCAA football programs play smaller schools and cruise to a commanding victory. Oregon State and the University of Colorado are no exceptions to this rule. During the past decade, the two teams have hosted schools with smaller football programs lik...

Xi Phi Chi the exception to fraternity stereotypes

Ashley Jung

March 30, 2012

Back in high school and thinking about college, there are a few things that came to mind. More homework and required reading, the chance to get out of your parents’ house and meeting new people at all the future raging parties thrown by the Greeks. Yes, college life and Greek row seem to go hand in ...

Sac State welcomes new music fraternity on campus

Mitchell Wilson

January 25, 2012

Mu Phi Epsilon, an international music fraternity, is returning to Sacramento State after being inactive here for years. The fraternity is a co-ed organization that has 20 members and is looking for more to join this semester. The chapter was reactivated to bring vocalists and instrumentalists within ...

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