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Greek life lip-syncs for cash prize

Greek life lip-syncs for cash prize
George Cuarenta, junior business administration major, sings for Phi Delta Theta during the Greek Perfect competition April 17. Greek perfect is an a cappella singing contest between all of the Greek organizations. Phi Delta Theta finished in third place. Sigma Kappa took first, winning the cash prize for the second year in a row. During the event the six Greek organizations revealed all of their new... 

Iota Delta clotheslines violence toward women

Iota Delta clotheslines violence toward women
Junior Bonita Estrada decorates a shirt for Iota Delta sorority’s Clothesline Project with sophomore Katie Lewis and senior Amanda Timko at the booth. The demonstration focused on raising awareness and prevention of violence towards women. Students decorated a colored shirt at the table, each of which represents a different atrocity committed against women. The shirts were then hung up on a clothesline... 

Phi Sigma Sigma showcases talent and raises money

Phi Sigma Sigma showcases talent and raises money
Senior international business major Jose Ruelas plays “Me Gustas Mucho” on the accordion for the Phi Sigma Sigma talent show Tuesday in La Fetra Lecture Hall. Money raised from the talent show go to the Neddie Scholarship, which helps Phi Sigma Sigma members around the nation pay for college. / photo by Jessica Harsen Bernarda Carranza Staff Writer Navy blue sweaters and gold Greek letters... 

Shooting for a cause

Shooting for a cause
Niall Harrison, a junior member of the men’s basketball team, leads the Monstarz to win the championship in Phi Sigma Sigma’s Rock ‘n’ Jock event March 12. Each team donated $30 to enter the basketball competition to raise money for the Phi Sigma Sigma Foundation, which benefits school and college readiness. / photo by Austen Beck  Read More →

Sororities welcome newbies

The women of Greek life came together last weekend to welcome potential new members as they began their journey through formal sorority recruitment. The women of Alpha Omicron Pi, Iota Delta, Phi Sigma Sigma and Sigma Kappa all offered bids to new members Feb. 23; 88 of the women who went through recruitment joined Greek life by the end of the weekend. “I believe Greek Life is increasing on campus... 

Order of Omega fights hazing

Order of Omega fights hazing
Alumna Sigma Kappa member Genevieve Almendarez shows her support for anti-hazing efforts by adding her name to the Order of Omega’s display in Sneaky Park on Wednesday. / photo by Keenan Gilson  Read More →

Iota Delta bowls for cystic fibrosis

Iota Delta bowls for cystic fibrosis
Senior Jared Taylor “strikes out” cystic fibrosis for Iota Delta’s Bowl for Breath on Saturday. The sorority chose bowling because it is not a strenuous sport so people with cystic fibrosis can participate. / photo by Stephanie Ball Cody Luk Staff Writer Sorority members, friends, family and members of the community learned about cystic fibrosis, bowled and socialized for a good cause at Chapparal... 

Greeks give ‘No Excuses’ to Lehigh students

Greeks give ‘No Excuses’ to Lehigh students
Junior Gerardo Cuevas talks about college to sixth graders at Lehigh Elementary School in Montclair as part of the “No Excuses University” event Nov. 8. / photo by Stephanie Ball Alana Glenn Staff Writer Sixth grade students at Lehigh Elementary School attended an assembly program last Friday, “No Excuses University,” in which students sat with members of La Verne’s Greek community and asked... 

ALS Walk tops $100k in donations

Kat Simonelli Assistant Editor The University of La Verne hosted the annual Walk to Defeat ALS with an estimated 1,200 walkers Sunday. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS, is a debilitative disease that causes muscle weakness and the gradual loss of motor skills over several years. “It’s a very tough disease, you lose your motor skills and it hits you so quick and there’s no recovery so once... 

Greeks talk respect at conference

Greeks talk respect at conference
Christopher Braunstein presents “Follow the Yellow Brick Road” for the Greek Conference Saturday in the Campus Center. Braunstein is the key national adviser for the California Upsilon Chapter of Sigma Alpha Epsilon and president of the Alumni Advisory Board for the University. Braunstein welcomed potential members into La Verne’s Greek community. / photo By Uyen Bui Jolene Nacapuy Staff Writer Members... 
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