Category Archives: Indiana University

Ruing Recruitment Ruses – Those Specious Fraternity Claims

This poster entitled “The truth about Greek life” is disingenuous. I was reading some Fraternity Insider newsletters written by Wilson Heller in the 1970s and he was railing about the “all but 2 U.S. Presidents” stat touted on the poster below. … Continue reading

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Indiana University, Home of Impressive GLO Chapter Houses!

Saturday was spent in Bloomington, Indiana, attending the Bloomington Alumnae Panhellenic Council’s Serving Up Sisterhood fundraiser. It was held at the Pi Beta Phi house on the Indiana University campus. My friend Mary Jane Hall served as chair of the event. … Continue reading

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Happy Founders’ Day @BettieLocke and Kappa Alpha Theta!

Today marks Kappa Alpha Theta’s 144th birthday. Whenever I see a tweet from @BettieLocke I wonder how the Thetas managed to make a 164-year-old woman so tech savvy. Seriously though, I have great admiration for Bettie Locke. I’ve included this … Continue reading

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“ΦΓΔ Grieves. ΣΧ Sympathizes, as Former President Calvin Coolidge Enters the Chapter Eternal.”

Two days after her 54th birthday, Grace Goodhue Coolidge became a widow. The 30th President died suddenly on the morning of January 5, 1933. “Calvin Coolidge, Greatest of Fraternity Presidents, Mourned by Greeks” is the headline of an article in … Continue reading

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