Category Archives: Lambda Chi Alpha

Giving Thanks for You All and More!

On this day for giving thanks, I offer my heartfelt gratitude to all you kindred spirits who read this blog. You have my sincere gratitude.  I’ve had a person or two ask me if writing about organizations other than my … Continue reading

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11/2/1909 – Lambda Chi Alpha is Founded

Lambda Chi Alpha was founded at Boston University on November 2, 1909. Most Greek-letter organizations celebrate Founders Day on the date of the founding.  Lambda Chi’s official Founders Day is March 22, according to the Fraternity’s website, “but celebrations typically occur … Continue reading

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“Be a Good College Man” Happy 105th Lambda Chi Alpha!

Lambda Chi Alpha was founded at Boston University on November 2, 1909 by Warren Albert Cole. In 1914, as Grand High Alpha, Cole wrote this for the Lambda Chi magazine. Although a century has come and gone, the sentiments are as … Continue reading

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A Messy Desk Must Mean I’m Laboring on Labor Day

I’ve been writing. In fact, I’ve been writing a lot. Ice pack and Advil a lot. As a freelance project, I am writing about the history of a chapter of a men’s fraternity at a particular university. I love learning … Continue reading

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Catching Up on What’s Happening in the GLO Universe

With a new academic year on the horizon, there is a lot going on in the world of fraternities and sororities. Recruitment is in full swing on some campuses and others are preparing for it. The Circle of Sisterhood, that wonderful … Continue reading

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Happy 104th Birthday Lambda Chi Alpha!

Lambda Chi Alpha was founded at Boston University on November 2, 1909 by Warren Albert Cole. Most Greek-letter organizations celebrate Founders Day on the date of the founding.  Lambda Chi’s official Founders Day is March 22, according to the Fraternity’s website, … Continue reading

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From the Saltine Warrior to Otto the Orange at Syracuse University

Syracuse University is the only university whose mascot started as a goat, became an Indian, had a quick flirtation with a Roman gladiator, and finally became a citrus fruit – namely a round orange called Otto. Syracuse’s school colors started … Continue reading

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