Tag Archives: greek life

Q&A with David Burkman, director of ‘HAZE’

Q: Can you give me a brief summary of “HAZE” and why you think Fresno State students should see it? A: “HAZE” started out just like any other movie: a movie that we hoped would be entertaining and thought-provoking and ...

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Once suspended, fraternity aims to be ‘shining light’ at university

After being suspended in 2015, the Alpha Gamma Rho fraternity is fully recognized once again by Fresno State. Cole Hutton, president of the agricultural and social-professional fraternity, said that the organization was reinstated after following procedures by the university and ...

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Greeks discuss how to become better known, reduce stigmas

The Greek chapters at Fresno State are on a mission to be taken seriously and lose the stigma surrounding Greek life on and off campus. There are 11 affiliated fraternities and five affiliated sororities at Fresno State, and all 16 ...

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Greeks celebrate 3.14 GPAs on Pi Day

About 467 members of Fresno State fraternities and sororities were invited on Tuesday to celebrate their 3.14 GPAs and above, on national Pi Day. Pi Day is celebrated on March 14 in honor of the rounded-up ratio of a circle’s ...

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Club fair hits campus

The University Student Union balcony breathed with energy as nearly 90 clubs and organizations signed up for the Student Clubs and Organizations Fair on Monday. Students were encouraged to find an interest group that fit them. A variety of organizations ...

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The Seven Stages of Sorority Recruitment Emotions

Over the weekend, girls in heels and dresses went through five sorority houses in a speed dating fashion to find their new best friends in a very short 30 minutes. That’s right, sorority recruitment is upon us. What most people ...

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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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Halloween carnival provides a safe place for trick-or-treaters

The third annual Trunk or Treat Halloween Carnival took place Saturday, providing children with a safe and fun way to trick-or-treat. It took place at El Dorado Park behind Wesley United Methodist Church. The free event featured face painting, bounce ...

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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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Spring recruitment differs for each house

Recruitment week for Fresno State fraternities begins next week, and this semester students planning to join an organization can use a mobile app to access information about fraternities and related recruitment events. The information is available on the app Guidebook ...

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No Rush for ‘Rush Week’

Fresno State delays Greek recruitment until late September As a result of review, member recruitment, commonly known as “Rush Week,” has been delayed to the end of September rather than occurring during the first few weeks of the semester for ...

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The Bucket filled for ASI radio show launch

It seemed like a quiet night on the Fresno State campus Thursday, but not at The Bucket. Conversation, laughter and, of course, music poured out of the on-campus pub and grill as more than 100 students of all types gathered ...

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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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Greeks should help police with crackdown

As most Fresno-area residents are fully aware by now, a Highway 99 crash involving a Greyhound bus and a SUV resulted in the death of six people.

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