Phi Theta Kappa


City College students discuss environmental issues going on and how to help out with the situations. Sustainability Planning Committee, student run club, examines sustainability issues including the comprehensive waste reduction program, utilization of greener building practices, and etc. in the Learning Resource Building October 3, 2014. Emily Foley | Photo Editor | emmajfoley@gmail.com

Students take action

Making a difference in the environment doesn’t mean people have to drastically change their lifestyles, quit their jobs and live off the land, or travel…


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Phi Theta Kappa officer elections 5/8

Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) honor society will hold its annual officer elections inside City College’s City Café, May 8. PTK’s  City College chapter Beta Eta…


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City College goes green 4/22-23

Inspired by his students’ desire to help the environment and community, Phi Theta Kappa honors program coordinator and political science Professor Paul Frank is helping coordinate the only major eco-conscious event on campus to coincide with Earth Week.

This year’s festivities take place Tuesday and Wednesday, April 22 and 23, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Quad. Phi Theta Kappa and Student Leadership & Development, under the advisement of Frank, will offer the City College community an education on what going green is all about.

The two-day event is focused around International Earth Day, this year on April 22, and will feature vendors that will have displays on the importance of green farming in the community.


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Phi Theta Kappa honors academic achievements

National honor society welcomes 156 new members from City College at annual induction ceremony

CITY COLLEGE’S ACADEMIC HONOR society Phi Theta Kappa hosted its annual new member induction ceremony Nov. 13.

“This year there were 156 new members of Phi Theta Kappa with 25 of those new members attending the induction ceremony,” said academic honors program coordinator Professor Paul Frank.


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Clubs in the Quad bring out crowd

City College’s Quad was packed with potential club members and all 32 clubs during The Club Day event, which took place on Sept. 27 in an effort to raise awareness about clubs and sign up potential members.

Clubs from all sorts of backgrounds and beliefs—like religious groups including the InterVarsity Christian Fellowship and Latter Day Saints Student Association Club—to foreign culture representation with the Hmong, Korean, Russian, Chinese, and Latino clubs, filled the quad to present information about their respective focus.

Other clubs at the event included the Sac City Freethinkers, Business & Math clubs, Science & Technology Club, and political groups such as the Obama for President Club. There was even a booth for signing up to vote in this fall’s election. Phi Theta Kappa, City College’s honors society, was also present, as well as


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Honors at City

City College offers many programs and services, so it is understandable that not everyone knows the difference between honors classes and the honors society. Some…



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Honor society and service club unite

From helping the community with service projects to having access to various scholarships, Phi Theta Kappa and the City College Honors Club are two unique…


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A beautiful life

Sara Rupnow, a City College student who battled cancer since the age of 16, died Dec. 14, 2009. She was 19. Rupnow, who received an…