On the campus of University of California Davis there is a new Greek Chapter! For a school that has a great program for Greek life the news is very exciting. On Friday November 11th the Phi Delta Theta Fraternity initiated California Epsilon! The very next day, Saturday November 12th, the Chapter was officially installed.
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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 was a very windy Friday afternoon this past week as the opening round of the fraternity softball playoffs kicked off. It was a great day for softball regardless of the weather, as three of the four games were decided by one run. The first game was between Sigma Pi and Alpha Sigma Phi. Sigma Pi jumped out early and led practically the entire game, but a late rally with the bases loaded by Alpha Sig won them the game in the final inning by a score of 10-8. The second game of the afternoon was between Sigma Nu and...
The well-know Fraternity, Phi Delta Theta, held its annual Emerging Leaders Institute (ELI) this year at the Fraternity’s birthplace at Miami University in Oxford Ohio. Phi Delta Theta consists of around 230,000 members with Chapters in the United States and Canada. ELI is a program put on by the fraternity in which two or more Brothers are nominated to represent their Chapters in a leadership based conference.
It was a great day to be involved in Greek athletics this past Friday. The afternoon featured two semi-final games, a home run derby, and the championship game. The home run derby competition was in honor of Gunnar Sandberg, whose inspirational comeback after being struck in the head by a baseball about a year ago, has impacted many students at Chico State. Next spring, the first annual Gunnar Sandberg award will be given out this event to an inspirational Chico State student.
Phi Delta Theta – California Xi, welcomed their newest pledge class “S.A.B.A.K.T.E.S.” as brothers on Saturday, April 30th 2011. The class went through a ten week initiation process including fundraising, a rape prevention philanthropy, Gentlemen’s dinner and creating their step and shield. Twelve members filled the S.A.B.A.K.T.E.S. class: Ben Dieterle, Kyle Dailey, Juan Villalobos, Gabe Adley, Matt Lighthouse, Evan Smith, Keaton Bass, Brandon Palmer, Ken Carter, Milton Grant, Mitch Eggers, and Dillon Campos. Gabe Adley described the process as follows: “Pledging Phi Delta Theta has demonstrated the true reason and potential the greek community can convey to the individual, the...
Being a Greek at Chico State, surprisingly for some, is more than parties and socials. It is about giving back to the local community and raising money for our different chapter’s philanthropies. Alpha Gamma Delta held their fundraiser on Saturday, April 16 for their own philanthropy- The Alpha Gamma Delta Foundation. A foundation that provides grants to support members and other individuals living with diabetes.
Eight candidates running for AS positions this year had a background in Greek life. Of those eight candidates, four won their election. The presidency went to Alpha Delta Pi’s London Long as she edged out Jillian Ruddell with over 36% of the vote while Jill had 27.91%. Daniel Etheredge, of Delta Sigma Pi,
Acker gym was filled with an electric atmosphere on Wednesday, April 14th, the opening round of fraternity intramural playoffs. All teams entered with a go big or go home attitude, knowing that the result of each game would determine the fate of the their 2011 season. Sigma Chi vs. Phi Kappa Tau, Sigma Chi vs. Kappa Sigma The evening begun with a game at 7:00 that included 9-seed Sigma Chi vs. 8-seed Phi Kappa Tau. Since these two teams were the lowest seeds, the winner was scheduled to play Kappa Sigma at 11:00. Even though one of the teams would...
The Chico State women’s basketball team held a three on three basketball tournament on Saturday, April 16th in Acker Gym in order to raise funds for the Chico State team. Amy Conroy, the assistant head coach of the women’s team, decided to put on this event and was assisted by brothers Ryan Giordano and Ryan Flynn of Phi Delta Theta in the early stages of development.
Jaypinderpal Virdee for A.S. Commissioner of Community Affairs from 4-Greeks on Vimeo. Position Running For: Commissioner of Community Affairs Ballot Number: 14 Greek Organization: Phi Delta Theta Favorite Quote: “It takes a minute to meet someone, an hour to get to know them, a day to love them, and a lifetime to forget them.” Vote for Jaypinderpal Virdee
Gabe Adley for A.S. Director of Legislative Affairs from 4-Greeks on Vimeo. Position Running For: Director of Legislative Affairs Ballot Number: 10 Greek Organization: Phi Delta Theta Favorite Quote: “A man wrapped up in himself makes a very small bundle” – Ben Franklin Vote Gabe Adley