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Phi Sigma Sigma women rock for philanthropy

Christina Collins Burton Staff Writer It is after midnight and the only sound that can be heard in Sneaky Park is the creaking of rocking chairs, and the laughter of the Phi Sigma Sigma sisters. Keeping up the national tradition, the women joined thousands of other sisters across the country and took shifts sitting in three rocking chairs to raise money for the National Kidney Foundation through their... 

La Verne students party in pink for breast cancer awareness

La Verne students party in pink for breast cancer awareness
Sophomore Cheyenne Beard and her Sigma Kappa sisters teamed up with CAB to host a Pink Party in honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Monday in the Campus Center. The sponsors were promoting early detection as an important aspect of successful treatment for both women and men. There will be more than 190,000 new cases of breast cancer diagnosed in the United States this year. / photo by... 

Phi Delta Theta raises awareness with pink laces

Carly Hill Arts Editor University of La Verne fraternity Phi Delta Theta is doing its part to spread the word about breast cancer around campus this week. More than 30 brothers are wearing pink shoelaces around campus to voice their concern for the cause during the first week of October, which is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. “The stereotype of fraternity members is that they are drunk and disrespectful,”... 

Phi Delta Theta starts year with a Gold Star

Megan Sebestyen Staff Writer The men of Phi Delta Theta Fraternity won a total of six awards including a Gold Star at the 78th Biennial Convention in June held in Orlando, Fla. A part of the University since 1993, the Phi Delta Theta fraternity has a long-standing record of excellence in areas such as community service and recruiting. “It was awesome,” Michael Lindsey, who served as the delegate... 

Greek Week participants end on high note

Greek Week participants end on high note
Iota Delta members Naime Laskar, Aubry McSweeny, Marcie Baldridge, Jodi Baldridge and Cassandra Gonzalez perform at the Lip Sync contest, which capped off the final day of Greek Week on Friday in the Athletics Pavilion. The night also included trophies, awards and many laughs from the large and lively audience. / photo by Nicholas Mitzenmacher Rebecca Bravo Staff Writer The lights were dim, the crowds... 

Greek Week evokes spirited competition

Ashley Morgado Staff Writer The annual week of friendly competition between sororities and fraternities – Greek Week – kicked off on Monday. A Gotham City skyscraper of balloons towered in the University quad as live music from LeoFM called to action all members of Greek life to fight crime in the first of the week festivities. To start the action packed week, an art event entitled “GreekCon”... 

First Person: Teeter-tottering for ALS

First Person: Teeter-tottering for ALS
Andy Leavins and John Leggett took their turn in a 24-hour teeter-totter marathon, Thursday, April 1 in Sneaky Park. The Phi Delta Theta members sponsored the event to help raise money for research for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, often called Lou Gehrig’s Disease. The fraternity sold shirts and bracelets and also collected donations. / photo by Christopher Guzman Michael Shather Staff Writer Giving... 

Clothesline Project spotlights domestic abuse

Ashley Morgado Staff Writer The Iota Delta Sorority put on the Clothesline Project, a three-day event earlier this month that potentially touched a lot of people – particularly those who have been touched by domestic violence. According to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, one in four women will experience some form of domestic violence in her lifetime. The Clothesline Project in... 

Bake sale benefits cystic fibrosis

Bake sale benefits cystic fibrosis
Nicole Wood of Iota Delta supervises the cystic fibrosis bake sale booth as Jennifer Juhasz, Chris Kaelberer and Alan Hernandez gather to support the cause on Wednesday. All the proceeds go to helping those who cannot afford treatments or a transplant. The booth will be open outside the Campus Center through Friday. / photo by Stephanie Arellanes  Read More →

First Person Experience: Memory Walk brings needed research funds

First Person Experience: Memory Walk brings needed research funds
Sponsored by Wells Fargo, the 17th annual Los Angeles Memory Walk was held in Downtown Los Angeles on Grand Avenue just outside of the Water Court Plaza on Sunday to fight Alzheimer’s disease. Participants in the Memory Walk support the families who are affected by this disease. According to the Memory Walk Foundation, the event raised $539,423. / photo by Cindy Harder Xenia Martinez Staff Writer As... 
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