Tag Archives: Dr. Seuss

Same Bat Channel, a Cat in a Hat, and a Chi Psi Shoutout

When he was a student at Whitman College, William West Anderson became a member of Beta Theta Pi. A 1951 initiate of the chapter, he followed in the footsteps of his father, Otto, a 1925 initiate of the Whitman chapter. … Continue reading

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For Sigma Phi Epsilon on Its Founding Day

November first is Sigma Phi Epsilon’s Founders’ Day. Twelve young men at the University of Richmond, one of whom, Carter Ashton Jenkins, was a Chi Phi member from Rutgers University, founded the fraternity in 1901. Jenkins first sought a charter from … Continue reading

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Love Fraternity and Sorority Life? Here’s a Blog for You!

Sometimes writing a title for the post is difficult. Today’s title takes the cake for lame, but it will have to do. Thank you, Delta Gamma, for a wonderful visual on the difference between alumni and alumnae! *** Twenty-four years … Continue reading

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A Birthday, an Anniversary, and Sigma Phi Epsilon’s Founders’ Day

“Mommy, what’s that?” my daughter said as I pinned on my husband’s Sig Ep badge under my Pi Phi arrow while getting ready for an alumnae event. “It’s Daddy’s fraternity pin,” I said. “I didn’t know Daddy was a pirate,” … Continue reading

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10 GLO Authors for Children’s Book Week

Children’s Book Week, May 12-18, 2014, is a time to celebrate books written for young readers as well as the joy of reading itself. Established in 1919, the history of the event can be traced to Franklin K. Matthiews, a librarian … Continue reading

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Moving on to March, the Farewell February Wrap-Up

February has been a long month. I’ve spent it with a 17 year-old-dog whose days are truly numbered. We love him; he’s been a terrific member of our family, and it is heartbreaking to see him go downhill. Worse than toilet … Continue reading

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Pick Yourself Up, Dust Yourself Off and Start All Over Again!

A friend who is her 90s is a painter. She does wonderful work. She paints pictures of buildings in her hometown, many of them long gone, so that people will remember what the town looked like when it was prosperous. … Continue reading

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Happy Founders’ Day, Sigma Phi Epsilon!

“Mommy, what’s that?” my daughter said as I pinned on my husband’s Sig Ep badge under my Pi Phi arrow while getting ready for an alumnae event. “It’s Daddy’s fraternity pin,” I said. “I didn’t know Daddy was a pirate,” … Continue reading

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Dr. Seuss, Sig Ep? Yep!

Theodor Seuss Geisel aka Dr. Seuss, Dartmouth College Class of 1925, was a member of the New Hampshire Alpha Chapter of Sigma Phi Epsilon. Dartmouth College was founded in 1769 by Rev. Eleazar Wheelock (1711-1779).  When I first heard this … Continue reading

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