Category Archives: Ohio Wesleyan University

A ΦΓΔ and an AΦ Meet at Syracuse – Ruth and Norman Vincent Peale

From the “Did I know about this?” file. One of the readers of this blog sent me an e-mail: I was watching Turner Class Movies last night and stumbled onto “One Man’s Way”, a biopic about Dr. Norman Vincent Peale. … Continue reading

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The PhiGamArchives Tweet Brings on a Post About Fraternity Magazines

Today’s post was spurred on by a tweet from Curator of Archives @PhiGamArchives: 12/17/1860 Lambda Chapter writes other chapters to propose publishing “Phi Gamma Delta Monthly.” #badtiming #CivilWar Bad timing indeed! First off, writing letters took time. The Lambda chapter … Continue reading

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U.S. Vice Presidents Who Belong to Fraternities

How many U.S. Vice Presidents have been in a fraternity? A goodly number, it turns out. Here is a list of Vice Presidents since 1869,* when Schuyler Colfax became the first fraternity man to become Vice President. I’ve included all … Continue reading

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Syracuse University and the Tragedy of Pan Am Flight 103 Over Lockerbie

December 21, 1988, four days before Christmas, was to have been filled with joyful reunions. It quickly turned horrible for the families and friends of the 259 people on board and 11 on the ground who perished when Pan Am … Continue reading

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