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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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Old Files, Tigris, and Fran’s Chocolates

Sometimes holiday traditions need to change and in the first Christmas without my sister, I could not put my heart into the traditions our family had cultivated over 25+ years. Instead, we headed to Disney World for some pre-Christmas fun. … Continue reading

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First Homecoming? 1910, Illinois!

It’s Homecoming season. Several schools vie for the claim of being the first to have a homecoming celebration. Although I usually do not quote Wikipedia, I found this citation amusing. “The NCAA, Trivial Pursuit, Jeopardy!, and references from the American TV Drama … Continue reading

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Happy Founders’ Day to FarmHouse and Triangle Fraternities, 2 of the 3 NIC Organizations Without Greek Letters

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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Happy Birthday Mizzou! In 1902, There Were Only Two – KKΓ and ΠBΦ

“Happy Birthday Mizzou! Founded in 1839 as America’s first public university west of the Mississippi, MU celebrates its 174th birthday today!” read the status of one of my Pi Phi friend’s facebook page. How could I not cobble together a … Continue reading

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