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New app launched to connect Greeks

A new app aimed strictly for Greek organizations will be launched in the next couple of weeks, and Fresno State is one of the first universities to try it out. oneGreek is an exclusive app that allows verified Greeks to ...

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Alpha Gamma Rho suspended for hazing, alcohol to minors

Alpha Gamma Rho, a Fresno State fraternity, has lost its affiliation with the university for two years after an investigation found evidence of hazing and providing alcohol to minors, according to University Communications. The investigation began after complaints alleging noise and ...

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A Rush for the record books

Sean Stancill contributed to this report. As students gear up for the grind that is the fall semester, not only will they begin prepping for midterms and other projects but also for a barrage of Greek History. This week, Fresno ...

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WATCHDOG teaches alcohol awareness

With the dangers of alcohol poisoning reaching far and wide across most college campuses, alcohol awareness programs such as WATCHDOG, which kickstarted Friday in the Henry Madden Library, are offered at Fresno State to educate students about how to recognize ...

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Student Club Fair at Fresno State

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Pi Kappa Alpha caps year with awards

Fresno State’s Greek system is garnering international recognition – the Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity received the 2013 Chapter Award of Distinction, and student Michael Eberhard collected the 2013 Undergraduate Award of Distinction.

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Greek Clean-up scheduled for Sept. 23

Fresno State students will head out Sunday morning for Greek Clean-up, a day when fraternities and sororities host volunteers to clean the areas around the Greek housing as part of revitalization efforts to the university community.

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A look into Fresno State alcohol policy

With the recent alcohol related death of a student, the question about Fresno State policy arises.

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Fresno State community mourns passing of student

The Fresno State community gathered Tuesday night by the hundreds to mourn the sudden loss of freshman Philip Dhanens, who passed away this Sunday in what Fresno Police believe to be a death linked to  excessive alcohol consumption.

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Alcohol plays part in student death

Fresno State student Philip Dhanens died Sunday after a night of drinking at the Theta Chi fraternity house.

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In memory of Philip Dhanens [gallery]

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Fresno State suspends recognition of Theta Chi fraternity following death of pledge member

Fresno State has suspended recognition of Theta Chi fraternity following the tragic death of a student following a night of drinking at the off-campus fraternity house. Philip Dhanens, 18, of Bakersfield, a Theta Chi pledge, died Sunday at a local hospital.

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Pike hands out shoes to needy kids

The Pike fraternity gave away free pairs of shoes Monday to 36 kids who walked away with much happier feet.

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Students saw delay in grades

Typical Fresno State-issued syllabi outline what to expect from the course. They may also address university-wide policies, turn-in dates and rules for the class. But, despite the premises each professor’s syllabus lays forth, a handful of students in the fall were alarmed to find that their grades weren’t posted by the set due date in January.

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Veterans fraternity addresses veteran needs

Fresno State student veterans founded the first veterans fraternity at Fresno State to help other student-veterans’ integration into civilian life and to supplement services not provided by Fresno State. Omega Delta Sigma is the first veterans fraternity in the western region of the United States.

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Greek organizations barred from using Facebook

Fresno State Greek members and potential new recruitments were prohibited from using Facebook and other social media accounts during rush week to prevent subjective acceptance of new members.

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The psychology of joining Greek life

Fraternities and sororities are typically affiliated with alcohol and parties, but what ultimately convinces students to participate in such organizations?

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Fraternity safety issues arise after drive-by shooting

Event safety issues flared up this summer after a drive-by shooting off Shaw Avenue at party hosted by the Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity on Sunday, June 19.

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