Tag Archives: Sigma Nu

Remiss + Catch-up = Today’s GLO History Post

Remiss is my word of the day. I have been remiss in acknowledging many accomplishments of GLO members over the past year. This week, I plan to play catch-up. I am also saddened to hear of the passing of a … Continue reading

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Happy 150th, Sigma Nu!

Sigma Nu official Founders’ Day is January 1, for it was on that date in 1869 that the fraternity was publicly announced at the Virginia Military Institute in Lexington, Virginia. In October 1868, three VMI cadets who were opposed to the physical abuse and … Continue reading

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“No Way To Go Through Life Son” – Animal House’s 40th Anniversary

What if all you knew about fraternities came from the film Animal House? Would it be reflected in Dean Vernor Wormer’s admonition to Kent “Flounder” Dorfman, with his 0.2 GPA, “Fat, drunk, and stupid is no way to go through life, son”? Would it … Continue reading

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On MLK Day, Monday News and Notes

Today is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.  In honor of his non-violent campaign against racism, he was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1964. He was a proud member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. It is also the day upon … Continue reading

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Random Thoughts on Boxing Day

An Iowa State Kappa Kappa Gamma set off a chain reaction among the sorority women at Iowa State and it served as a reminder why the power of sorority women is so potent.  Kevin Hunsperger, a charter member of the … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving GLO Kindred Spirits!

Happy Thanksgiving! I am thankful for those of you who are reading this post.  I’ve been writing these posts for five years. I’m closing in on 1,000 posts. I adore my loyal readers. I appreciate you and I am grateful … Continue reading

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Monday GLO Mailbag

A friend who attended the AAUW convention sent me a note about Julia T. Brown, the newly-installed Chairman of the AAUW Board (no longer President). Brown in a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. *** I also realize that … Continue reading

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A Poignant Chi Omega Story and a Talk With Charlotte Rae, AEPhi, “Mrs. G.”

It’s Women History Month and I have been trying to profile sorority women who served in World War I. It’s not as easy as it looks and frankly and I not sure if anyone is interested. That’s never stopped me … Continue reading

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Sigma Nu, First Founders’ Day of 2017, and “Chic” Sale

Sigma Nu official Founders’ Day is January 1 for it was on that date in 1869 that the fraternity was publicly announced at the Virginia Military Institute in Lexington, Virginia. In October 1868, three VMI cadets who were opposed to the physical abuse and … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day Reflections

In case you didn’t know, yesterday was Mother’s Day. My facebook and twitter feeds had picture after picture of mothers and their children. I didn’t post anything on facebook and I know other friends didn’t post anything either. While it … Continue reading

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