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To be a “Frat Guy” is to be unlike what’s expected of a fraternity member

A drawn illustration of two frat students: one is dressed in a colorful suit and the other is dressed in casual clothes with sunglasses and a cup in hand.

Anthony Kim

November 19, 2015

There are two ways that I classify a college fraternity member. To the naked eye, the "Fraternity Gentleman" and the "Frat Guy" will appear to be similar. They’re wearing Sperry Top-Siders, tank tops or polo shirts, khakis, Ray-Bans and that winning smile that one earns from gaining experience with...

Matador News: March 17th, 2015

Matador News: March 17th, 2015

Matador News

March 18, 2015

Matador News reporter Janelle Marie Rodriguez talks to the president of the CSUN Chapter of SAE Eric Selph. Anchors: Ulises, Justin, Alexi and Frankie Producers: Sarina Sandoval

Greek alumni responds to administration’s decision on alleged hazing

Illustration by Kristine Delicana/Illustrations Editor

Daily Sundial

November 21, 2014

As a student of CSUN and alumni of the Greek system, I feel that the restrictions, and reaction of the CSUN administration, to the slew of hazing allegations were justified. When a student dies while participating in a fraternity activity, there should be a fast, appropriate and supportive response from the f...

Students speak about hazing during rush week

Students speak about hazing during rush week

Demi Corso

September 9, 2014

  CSUN students discuss hazing during rush week.

Students convene on Bayramian Lawn for spring semester’s Meet the Clubs event

Christine Nation, 19, a deaf studies major, meets with the CSUN Young Democrats club during Meet the Clubs event on Tuesday on Bayramian Hall Lawn. Nation said she wants to join a club for the camaraderie. Photo credit: Trevor Stamp / Senior Photographer

Pete D. Camarillo

January 29, 2014

Meet the Clubs had around 200 tables with members of CSUN’s fraternities, sororities, professional organizations, sports clubs and other  clubs at each table yesterday. “A lot of people think nothing is going on (at CSUN),” said Adrian Smith, junior religious studies major. “I think (Meet T...

Greeks compete for Mr. CSUN title at fraternity pageant

Greeks compete for Mr. CSUN title at fraternity pageant

Michelle Dominguez

November 4, 2013

Fraternity brothers competed for the chance to be named Mr. CSUN at the Alpha Omicron Pi (AOII) annual charity event in Plaza del Sol Performance Hall Friday. Similar to pageants such as Miss Universe or Miss USA, the week-long event helped raise money for the Juvenile Arthritis Research Foundation. Three judges sat alongside the stage, armed with a pen and paper. T...

CSUN fraternities raise funds for charities

Alison Geller

February 23, 2011

Sigma Phi Epsilon will host a game show-like event Wednesday at 6:00 p.m. at the Plaza del Sol, where the winning team’s charity will receive a monetary donation from the fraternity. The event is called “SigEp Minute to Win It,” after the “Minute to Win It” TV show.  It will consist of...

CSUN fraternities raise money for Autism Speaks at hot dog eating contest

Samantha Tata

February 17, 2011

CSUN’s Interfraternal Council (IFC) held a hot dog eating contest Tuesday to benefit Autism Speaks, the nation’s largest advocacy group for autism research. Through chapter participation and on-site donations, IFC raised the largest campus donation this year of $1,960 for ...

Students involved in food fight incident may be fined

Antoine Abou-Diwan

October 19, 2010

CORRECTION: Members of the Sigma Chi fraternity were not involved in the food fight. The fraternity was identified in a statement by the Department of Police Services, which was later found to be incorrect.  Updated 10/21 Members of the Pi Kappa Alpha and Sigma Chi fraternities as well as the Delt...

Students bring autism awareness through art

Katie Donahue

October 19, 2010

Autism awareness was brought to the CSUN campus Tuesday with an art walk held under Sierra Tower. “Art for Change” was held by the United Sorority and Fraternity Council (USFC) and was part of a larger challenge from Unified We Serve, a volunteer program on campus. “We launched a chal...

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