potential members need to be able to envision themselves as a part of your fraternity, and that’s easier to do when they know exactly what your fraternity is about.
New members of Delta Sigma Phi memorize the Preamble to the Constitution prior to their initiation. Many forget it shortly thereafter, and few are required to or ever take time to analyze its meaning, which is strange; It explains the … Continued
I remember watching a television series detailing the rise and fall (or sustainability) of gangs throughout America. After learning more about gangs I came to a realization: “Gangs are fraternities.” A recent article in the Atlantic made a similar point, … Continued
Almost every alumnus will be called upon to give their time or to give financially to their fraternity or sorority – bound by an oath many made before they were able to drink (legally). We regularly plug said oaths and … Continued
Delta Sigma Phi is a national fraternity with 6,000+ undergraduate members at 110+ institutions and was founded by fewer than a dozen teenagers at the City College of New York on this day in 1899. Neat! At the time the … Continued
I’ve tracked some 500 hours across the spectrum of high school and college – and I don’t feel like much of a better person for doing it. I feel more like someone trying to have my sense of entitlement … Continued