Tag Archives: Kappa Sigma

January 9 and a Look Back to January 8

Yesterday, January 8, was spent in a car driving from Florida to Illinois. I sat in the back seat between our two dogs. For one day, they had my undivided presence and attention. Yesterday was also my birthday. It’s a … Continue reading

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Who’s in the Photo?

Last week Facebook reminded me that it had been a year since I posted this photo. A year!! How could that be? Then I remembered that Carol Warren, Pi Phi’s past NPC Delegate asked me if I ever figured out … Continue reading

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Ernie Ovitz, Elvis, Sis Doc, and More

Sometimes when I am knee deep in a project, I need to divert my attention for a few minutes to help get me past a stumbling block. The first of yesterday’s diversions was Ernest G. “Ernie” Ovitz, a member of the … Continue reading

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4Σ + 2Κ + 2Φ +Α + Δ + Λ + Π + Ρ + Υ = 5 Founders’ Days

Five GLOs were founded on December 10. The theme of the foundings is a common one in the history of Greek-letter organizations, “let’s found a society of our own.” The University of Virginia was the founding campus of the oldest … Continue reading

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Harper Lee, Thornton Wilder, Thurmon Munson et al.

Harper Lee, Chi Omega, author of the Pulitzer Prize winning To Kill a Mockingbird, announced the publication of her second book, Go Set a Watchman.  She finished the book in the mid-1950s and it has the same characters and is set … Continue reading

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A Lot Like Christmas, GLO Tidbits in Every Store…

The poem  ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas was written by Clement Clarke Moore in 1822. Its original name was  An Account of a Visit from St. Nicholas and it has a connection to an Alpha Xi Delta, see the post at  http://www.alphaxidelta.org/index.php?src=blog&srctype=detail&blogid=79#.VJsAq14AEB. *** Unbroken, … Continue reading

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Four Founders’ Days, Three Recommends, Two Kudos, and a ChiO from Mississippi

Mary Ann Mobley, Miss America 1959, died yesterday at the age of 75. She was a Chi Omega from the University of Mississippi. In 1960, as the outgoing Miss America, she crowned Lynda Lee Mead. Both were initiated into the Tau chapter … Continue reading

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A Church, a Library, a Masonic Temple, and a Governor’s Home – Repurposed Buildings – GLO Style

A quick look at the photo on my twitter feed told me that this wasn’t an ordinary fraternity house. It looked like a lodge building. And in fact it was. The Marquette University chapter of Kappa Sigma has just moved into … Continue reading

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#FF Friday Follows – the Twitter Feed

I favorite a goodly number of twitter posts because they have info or pictures of interest. Here are a few of my favorite tweets from the last few days. *** The first is about a fellow Pi Phi, but I would … Continue reading

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Rest in Peace Louis Zamperini, Kappa Sigma, Olympian, and World War II Hero

I have World War II on my mind. I have been researching the sorority women who enlisted during World War II, including Helen Marlowe, Zeta Tau Alpha at the University of Southern California, who is the subject of the previous … Continue reading

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