Tag Archives: Phi Delta Theta

It’s Founders’ Day for Delta Gamma and Phi Delta Theta

March 15 is the day on which both Delta Gamma and Phi Delta Theta celebrate Founders’ Day. The organizations are also connected by the efforts of a Phi Delt who was also an initiated member of Delta Gamma. It is … Continue reading

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Should Auld Acquaintance be Forgot

2016 is almost at an end.  The year end “celebrities we have lost” compilations have hit social media and the loss of Carrie Fisher and her mother Debbie Reynolds have given heed to the notion that one can die of … Continue reading

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Happy 200th to Indiana and Its Importance in Women’s Fraternity History

Happy 200th Birthday to the state of  Indiana. On December 11, 1816, Indiana became the 19th state. Today Indiana is home to many GLO headquarters, but its importance in the history of women’s fraternities happened about a century and a … Continue reading

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GLO Truth or Fiction?

The excitement of recruitment season is upon the Greek-Letter Organization world. Offering examples of men and women who have worn GLO badges seems like a good selling strategy. Is it? Here are a few questionable social media posts I’ve read … Continue reading

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Phi Delta Theta’s 167th on Boxing Day

The previous post focused on the disappointment of three young women, Eva Webb, Anna Boyd, and Mary Comfort, who were unable to travel from the Lewis School in Oxford, Mississippi, to their homes about 100 miles away in Kosciusko during … Continue reading

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Bells on Bobtail Ring

Sometimes the most wonderful things have their roots in disappointment. Imagine three young women, Eva, her cousin Anna, and their schoolmate Mary, students at a women’s school in Oxford, Mississippi. The weather in Mississippi near Christmas of 1873 must have been fairly … Continue reading

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Syracuse on My Mind

I am writing this post on the Amtrak train grateful for the wifi. Last night as I was getting ready for this research trip, when I should have been packing, I was jumping down a rabbit hole, courtesy of a New … Continue reading

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A Death, a Greek Village, and a Highway Clean-Up and GLO Connections

Delta State University Professor Ethan Schmidt, Ph.D. was killed in a shooting on Monday morning. He was killed by another professor while sitting in his office on the DSU campus in Mississippi. Schmidt was a member of the Emporia State chapter of … Continue reading

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The Best Fraternity? The Best Sorority?

I dislike all those “the five sororities that everyone wants to join” or the “top ten fraternities to join if you want to be President of the United States” posts on the internet. They are bogus in my book and serve … Continue reading

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#40Answers On the Way to Hazing Prevention Week

This week began the 6th annual #40Answers twitter campaign for the 40 days leading to Hazing Prevention Week which will take place from September 21-25. Each day, HazingPrevention.Org (@PreventHazing) and Sigma Nu Fraternity (@SigmaNuHQ) will post a commonly heard excuse … Continue reading

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