Greek Week has finally come to an end. I love the 90s Greekelodeon brought together Greek organizations in order to raise money for Habitat for Humanity and Boys and Girls Club. The week began with the Parade of Lights, which is a parade that goes through downtown Chico. Team Are You Afraid of the Dark won with their spooky float covered with zombies, lit up letters and a haunted house. The blood drive on Monday and Tuesday was a huge success. Alpha Gamma Delta had more than 80 people donate their blood and other chapters were not too far behind.
It’s that time of year again. The time when can you spot lit-up floats, donate to blood drives, get involved in community clean-ups, and are absolutely inundated with all those Greek letters. Ladies and gentlemen, it’s Greek Week! This year, the theme is “I Love the 90s: Greekolodeon” and all the sororities and fraternities are divided into teams named after old nickelodeon shows, like “Rugrats” and “Rocket Power.”
The Greek Community at Chico State has made tremendous progress in the past five years, and much of that growth and development has been due to the constant hard work of Greek Life Advisor Larry Bassow. As an alumni of a Greek chapter at Chico, Larry has devoted his time and energy into truly helping students learn and take advantage of all that Greek Life has to offer them. That is why when Larry was diagnosed with Pancreatic Cancer this year, the entire Greek Community rallied to help him in any way they could.
This past weekend Sigma Nu held its 2nd annual parent’s weekend. The event started off Friday night with a meet and greet for the parents. Beverages and snacks were provided and the parents were pleased to see their sons for the first time in a while. This was a very relaxing time and it allowed all of the parents to meet each other before the next day’s events.
Many Greeks here at Chico State are active members of their chapters and the campus community, all while achieving elevated Grade Point Averages (GPAs). That is exactly what Order of Omegais for. Order of Omega is a leadership honor society for members of Greek organizations. The requirements for membership include 60 completed units of coursework and a minimum of a 2.75 cumulative GPA. Members of Order of Omega receive many benefits. After paying the one time initiation fee of $75.00, members receive the Order of Omega membership pin, cords for graduation, an induction certificate, and lifetime membership. Order of Omega...
Finding it hard to remember the Greek Alphabet? This might help.