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The 1,000th @GLOHistory Post, Thanks to You!

Yesterday I realized I had written 999 blog posts. What should I write about for post number 1,000? I posed that question on the Focus on Fraternity History Facebook group page and these are the questions I was asked.  Has there … Continue reading

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An Accidental Pi Phi, 40 Years Later

When I went through rush at Syracuse University four decades ago, it was on a whim. All I wanted to do was go on house tours and be done with it. I remember walking around Walnut Park on the day … Continue reading

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September 11, 2001 – A Day That Will Be Forever Etched on Our Minds

The weekend of September 8, 2001 was spent at a Pi Phi meeting in some Texas city. I can’t remember if it was Dallas or Houston. A few of us stayed until Monday to meet and discuss an updating of … Continue reading

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Epsilon Beta Bench at Southern Illinois University Carbondale

In 1926, three years after it was founded, Epsilon Beta, a local organization at Southern Illinois Normal University, gave this bench to the University. It sits in front of Wheeler Hall. At the time it was given, Wheeler Hall served … Continue reading

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