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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...

Zeta Sigma Chi sorority receives Academic Excellence Award

State Hornet Staff

February 12, 2014

Zeta Sigma Chi, a multicultural sorority, was recognized by its national chapter and Sacramento State for having the highest term GPA among Greek organizations in the past two years.The sorority’s GPA was 3.118 for fall 2013 and was given the Academic Excellence award last month by the United Sorority Fr...

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...

Labels are bad for college students

Shanel Royal

March 13, 2013

College is about belonging. Students come, often as freshman, not knowing where they fit in, what career paths to take, or what decisions to make to survive their first semester. Along the way, students are put in groups by the choices they make Grouping provides an explanation as to why people act ...

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...

Sac State sorority raises money at pasta feed for missing teen

Alyssa Sanguinetti

April 2, 2012

A Sacramento State sorority held a pasta feed on Wednesday to raise money towards the finding of a missing Bay Area teen Sierra LaMar. With approximately 300 people in attendance the fundraiser raised approximately $2,700 for the Sierra LaMar Fund. LaMar, 15, disappeared from Morgan Hill on March 16. Sh...

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 ...

Holiday donation opportunities arise

Kaitlin Bruce

December 7, 2011

Coats for Kids The News10 Coats For Kids drive, sponsored by the Zeta Sigma Chi Sorority on behalf of the Greek Council, is accepting donations on campus Nov. 30 through Dec. 7 in hopes of collecting 300 coats for children in need. Charisse Francis, vice president and community service chair of the Zeta ...

Sorority helps brings awareness to ovarian cancer

Sorority helps brings awareness to ovarian cancer

Ivy McDonald

October 26, 2011

In honor of breast cancer awareness month, sorority Delta Gamma hosted an ovarian cancer awareness table to share information with young women about the risks of getting the disease. "Our sorority chooses a different panhellenic every year," said Brandi Cook, an accounting sophomore. "This year we c...

Rush Week 2011 aims to expand membership of sororities and fraternities

Rush Week 2011 aims to expand membership of sororities and fraternities

Brett Johnson

September 7, 2011

The first three weeks of the fall semester is hectic for the sororities and fraternities of Sacramento State, with many reliant on these critical weeks to replace their members who have graduated. Rush Week is a time in which Greek-letter organizations take over the Library Quad, using the foot traffic o...