Many fraternity traditions hang around like vestigial organs, shells of what they once were. While family trees and paddles have whittled down into meaningless trinkets of the fraternity experience, composites remain as important as ever. I was surprised as a … Continued
I imagine myself standing in front of the men of the Alpha Chi Chapter of Delta Sigma Phi Fraternity at Stetson University. (Wow. That’s a mouthful.) We will not get into why I am presenting to them; it’s hypothetical, anyway. … Continued
A record number of young people, and particularly college-aged men, are committing suicide. Increasing numbers of young people suffer from chronic anxiety and depression. America is generally overweight. Fear not – many of these conditions can be treated or reversed … Continued
We are all told that joining a fraternity or sorority will create opportunities. Adding a fraternity membership or officer position to a resumé; however, can be intimidating. As someone who worked for a fraternity national office for almost six years, … Continued
Without going full crazy and suggesting that our ritual be made public then, I am listing below some ideas that our Fraternity’s leadership and chapters of our fraternity could take to heart as ways to reduce the mystery (and the resulting public anxiety/resentment) around our fraternity in a way that would help more members and the general public understand what we are about – and how beautiful it all is.