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Presidents’ (not all but 2) Day, the Canadian Flag and #SNL40

Happy Presidents’ Day! What better day to do my annual debunking of the “All but 2 US Presidents born after 1825…” myth. Fraternity men who have served as President of the United States  Rutherford B. Hayes, Delta Kappa Epsilon, Honorary member James Garfield, Delta Upsilon, Williams College … Continue reading

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The College of Wooster GLO Situation, February 13, 1913

On February 13, 1913, the fraternity and sorority system composed of national organizations at the College of Wooster ceased to exist. Some of the chapters were more than 30 years old. The list below is from the statement issued by … Continue reading

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Delta Sigma Theta, Miss Golden Globe, DGs on TV, and Condolences to Sig Ep

Today marks 102 years for Delta Sigma Theta. Happy Founders’ Day! To find out more about the sorority’s fascinating history see http://wp.me/p20I1i-1n8 and http://wp.me/p20I1i-vY.  *** In yesterday’s column about the Golden Globe Awards, I failed to mention that Miss Golden Globe 2015 was Greer Grammer, a … 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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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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Shout Outs to ATO at UNL, Sig Ep at Ohio U, and the Gerber Baby!

The Alpha Tau Omegas at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln helped make one little boy’s summer dreams come true. The eight-year-old with special needs had entered a contest to win a bicycle adapted to his needs. He didn’t win the contest. When … 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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A Red Door Greeting and Happy Founders’ Day to Sigma Phi Epsilon

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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S-i-g-m-a P-h-i E-p-s-i-l-o-n Rewards Top Speller!

I did not know that this is the seventh year that the Sigma Phi Epsilon Educational Foundation has given a prize to the winner. What a generous prize! From the Sig Ep Web-site This Thursday, May 31, 2012, at 8 … Continue reading

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