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La Verne sororities defy national statistics

Mariela Patron Copy Chief It’s rare for Veronica Orozco not to run into someone she knows when walking to class. Her social life at the University of La Verne is similar to that of an up-and-coming celebrity walking a red carpet during award season; everywhere she goes somebody is up for a conversation. However, the sociable woman she is today is a far cry from the girl she was in high school, she... 

Sigma Kappa bets on Casino Night

Sigma Kappa bets on Casino Night
Sigma Kappa members Laura Tijerina, senior, and Kelsi Robinson, sophomore, chat about dealing blackjack at the fourth annual Sigma Kappa Casino Night in the Campus Center Ballroom Nov. 22. Casino Night is a philanthropy event to raise money for the Sigma Kappa Foundation, which provides scholarships, allocates funds to philanthropy activities and provides funding for Alzheimer’s disease research.... 

Bingo benefits philanthropy

Emily Lau Staff Writer More than 20 students enjoyed a night of bingo and sweets as Alpha Omicron Pi raised $143 for their Arthritis Foundation philanthropy at its Candy Bar Bingo Night, Nov. 20 in La Fetra Hall. Participants purchased bingo cards for a dollar each and were eligible to win baskets and bags containing a variety of candy. Raffle tickets were also sold for a dollar each and participants... 

Mean Boys

Mean Boys
Elias Maldonado, sophomore computer science major; Mark Coromac, sophomore accounting major; Tyler Bertao, junior communications major; and Sebastian Ayala, freshman psychology major, reenact the “Jingle Bell Rock” scene from the 2004 movie “Mean Girls.” The group was one of 22 performances at the Phi Sigma Sigma Talent Show Tuesday night. / photo by Mariela Patron  Read More →

Sorority supports soldiers

Sorority supports soldiers
Alpha Omicron Pi created Sisters for Soldiers out of respect for past and present sisters who have family members overseas. Sorority members Erica Maurice, Bretten James, Guadalupe Espinoza, Carmen Ramirez, Sandy Maas and Kimberly Navarro set up outside the Campus Center to collect items for care packages. The next collection will be Tuesday. / photo by Megan Peralez  Read More →

Greeks go pink for breast cancer

Greeks go pink for breast cancer
Emily Aguirre, senior sociology major, orders a chili hot dog from Silvestre Rojas at Sneaky Park Tuesday. Students lined up for free Pink’s Hot Dogs as part of Letters in the Park. Hosted by Greeks, the event aimed to raise breast cancer awareness. / photo by Mariela Patron Jolene Nacapuy Sports Editor Students gathered at Sneaky Park Tuesday to show their support at Greek life’s Letters in... 

Sorority women host line dancin’ social

Sorority women host line dancin’ social
Senior Daisy Betancourt, junior Jenny Nguyen, junior Nina Doyle and sophomore Alexis Coria sing along to Taylor Swift’s “Love Story” at From Her Cowboy Boots to Her Phi Sig Roots. Phi Sigma Sigma held the country social Oct. 1 at the Hanawalt House. photo by/ Sonora Hernandez Phi Sigma Sigma sorority held its From Her Cowboy Boots to Her Phi Sig Roots event Oct. 1 at the Hanawalt House and featured... 

Sorority members say no to hazing

Sigma Kappa sorority held its annual Rock painting and fundraiser on Monday designed to bring awareness to the dangers of hazing during National Hazing Prevention Week. During the event, Sigma Kappa sorority members encouraged students to take an anti-hazing pledge. Some painted their hands and placed them on the Rock, symbolically leaving their promise there. “Hazing can be something big or something... 

Red, white and Rush Week

Red, white and Rush Week
Phi Delta Theta members Wesly Tan, Albert Khalbourji, Thomas Richetts, Nick Vasquez, Paul Clark, Benjamin Deuson and Daniel Gonzalez work at the fraternity’s booth during Rush Week. Both Phi Delta Theta and Sigma Alpha Epsilon recruited members from Sept. 8-13. The fraternities host different events throughout the week to encourage men to join Greek life. / photo by Megan Peralez  Read More →

Sorority kicks off tournament for Alzheimer’s

Sorority kicks off tournament for Alzheimer’s
The men’s soccer team faces off with “Kickin’ It Old School,” a team made up of parents, at Sigma Kappa’s kickball tournament, Saturday. Soccer team member Lorenzo Leyva misses being tagged by the ball, while Mike Holloway, scrambles to catch it. The soccer team beat Kickin’ It Old School 12-3 at end the first round and went on to place second in the tournament overall. / photo by Daniel... 
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