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Happy Founders’ Day, Triangle and FarmHouse Fraternities!

Acacia, FarmHouse and Triangle Fraternities are the only members of the North-American Interfraternity Conference (NIC) that do not use Greek-letters. The latter two celebrate Founders’ Day on the same day. What’s also interesting to note is that both were formed … Continue reading

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Was Lincoln in a Fraternity? and More

Today is Tax Day. It’s also the day on which Abraham Lincoln died in 1865, after having been shot the night before at Ford’s Theatre. Was Lincoln in a fraternity? The answer is no. Lincoln did not attend college. One … Continue reading

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“Slipped the Surly Bonds of Earth” – Apollo 1, Challenger, Columbia and Their GLO Astronauts

On January 28, 1986, the space shuttle Challenger exploded after take off. Nineteen years earlier, on January 27, 1967, Apollo 1 was involved in a training accident which killed the three astronauts on board. And on February 1, 2003, the crew … Continue reading

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