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Phi Sigma Sigma rocks for college readiness

To raise funds and awareness for school and college readiness, Phi Sigma Sigma members Brittany Boiko and Jennifer Nguyen rock in rocking chairs in the sorority’s annual Rock-a-Thon, a 24-hour event that took place Nov. 12-13 in Sneaky Park. / photo by Kristina Bugante Gabriella Chikhani Staff Writer Sisters of Phi Sigma Sigma hosted their 24-hour Rock-a-Thon philanthropy event Nov. 12-13 in Sneaky... 

Commentary: Sorority women are feminists, too

<i>Commentary</i>: Sorority women are feminists, too
Hayley Hulin, LV LIfe Editor The word “sorority” carries many meanings, stereotypes and stigmas — some of which are true, while others are incredibly false. The media, especially the movie industry, portray sorority women as dimwitted party-girls and, worst of all, as women who reverse the work feminists have accomplished. It has been my experience that all of these ideas are false. I was skeptical... 

Campus Times Podcast, Ep. 10: David Asbra

  ASULV President David Asbra sits down with the CT Podcast to discuss his recent trip to Washington, D.C., in support the Collegiate Housing and Infrastructure Act and its effects on Greek life. Plus, Asbra sheds some light on lobbying in front of Congress.  Read More →

DJs battle at EDGreek

DJs battle at EDGreek
Dozens of students packed the Campus Center Ballroom Tuesday night to listen and dance to music played by DJ Santana, senior broadcasting major Steven Santana; DJ Rvysprvy, junior computer science major Raymond C. Gonzales, and DJ Pablo Macia, a senior radio broadcast major, at the EDGreek event. The event, presented by Phi Delta Theta, pitted the DJs against one another, as they took turns taking... 

On the Calendar

Greek Graduation The Greek Graduation and Awards Ceremony is at 7 p.m. Friday on the South Quad to celebrate seniors and the Greek organization’s achievements. Vets Rock The ULV Vets Club will paint The Rock 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday to honor Memorial Day, which is on May 25. College of Law Ceremony The College of Law Commencement Ceremony will be Saturday at the Church of the Brethren. The Launch The... 

Asbra lobbies for Greek life in Washington

Kat Simonelli Editor in Chief Kellie Galentine Online Editor Junior political science major David Asbra traveled to Washington, D.C., to lobby for the Collegiate Housing and Infrastructure Act with approximately 105 students from various universities across the nation with the Fraternal Government Relations Coalition. The advocates from various Greek organizations came together to advocate for... 

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... 

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... 

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... 

Recruitment rules are ridiculous

It is that time of year on campus – that time when men and women are wearing those lovely sweaters and jackets with the sown on letters representing their sorority or fraternity. The sorority and frat talk is even more predominate, with posters and giant letters around campus, trying to draw others in to join. Their goal is simple­ – to get others involved and into their own group so you can never... 
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