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“The Grand Old Man of Theta Chi” on Its Founders’ Day

Theta Chi Fraternity was founded on April 10, 1856 at Norwich University, in Norwich, Vermont. Frederick Norton Freeman and Arthur Chase, military cadets, met in Freeman’s room in Norwich’s Old South Barracks. After taking an oath, they declared each other “true and accepted members” … Continue reading

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A Red Carnation on Theta Chi’s Founding Day

One does not often think of military colleges and fraternities. They seem mutually exclusive. I always find it interesting that several fraternities were founded at military colleges. On April 10, 1856, Theta Chi was founded at Norwich University, in Norwich, Vermont. … Continue reading

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