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labrea_gwJune 14, 2013

Just another isolated incident in a Nation of various forms of isolated incidents!
"Postal carrier Iran Becton said about a week after Memorial Day he had an order to deliver dozens of postal supply boxes to the Phi Delta Theta fraternity at 56th Street and University on campus.

The Sun-Times Mary Mitchell reports, it took Becton six or seven trips to deliver the packages until one of the fraternity members told Becton to read the name on the order “Reggin Toggaf” backwards.

Reversing the names, the first name is a racial slur. The last name is a slur for gay men."

Yes this isn't a hot topic it's an outrage!

This isn't a prank it's institutionalized hate!

Here is a link that might be useful: Prank no it's not a prank

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Again... what is wrong with people?

    Bookmark   June 14, 2013 at 10:32AM
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sleeplessinftwayne(z4-5 IND)

I am no longer familiar with all the different fraternities or sororities so I looked this one up to see who we were talking about. My search failed. I mean it wasn't that there was no listing, my computer just couldn't do a search. ???? Another ugly piece of "mischief"?

Fraternities, (should I say some?) have always done some ugly things, I guess it hasn't changed. This was ugly doubled. Hope they can prove who did it and maybe ban that particular group from campus. Since you can order up to 500 packages free over the phone or computer, I wonder if there are going to be any legal penalties.

    Bookmark   June 16, 2013 at 3:44AM
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University of Alabama, Alabama Alpha - Chartered October 17, 1877
Auburn University, Alabama Beta - Chartered January, 30, 1879
Southern University, Alabama Gamma - Chartered March 5, 1887
University of Arizona, Arizona Alpha - Chartered May 6, 1923
Arizona State University, Arizona Beta - Charter Suspended
Northern Arizona University, Arizona Gamma - Chartered October 15, 1995
University of Arkansas, Arkansas Alpha - Chartered October 8, 1948, Re-Chartered February 19, 2011
University of California, Berkeley, California Alpha - Chartered June 8, 1873
University of California, Los Angeles, California Gamma - Chartered February 20, 1925, Re-Chartered May 18, 2013
University of Southern California, California Delta - Chartered January 30, 1949'
University of California, Davis, California Epsilon - Chartered March 26, 1955
California State University, Northridge, California Zeta - Chartered April 22, 1967
University of California, Irvine, California Theta - Re-Chartered March 9, 2013
California Polytechnic State University, California Nu - Chartered November 7, 1987
California State University, Chico, California Xi - Chartered April 16, 1988
San Diego State University, California Pi - Re-Chartered April 10, 2010
University of La Verne, California Rho - Chartered May 13, 1995
California State University, Sonoma, California Sigma - Chartered April 19, 1997
California State University, Fresno, California Upsilon- Chartered April 16, 2010
University of Colorado, Colorado Alpha
Colorado College, Colorado Beta
Colorado State University, Colorado Gamma - Chartered March 11, 1921
Central Connecticut State University, Connecticut Alpha - Chartered December 13, 2002
University of Hartford, Connecticut Beta - Chartered November 4, 2005
University of Delaware, Delaware Alpha - Charter Suspended
Delaware State University, Delaware Beta Colony - Colonized November 10, 2012
University of Florida, Florida Alpha - Chartered April 10, 1925
Rollins College, Florida Beta - Chartered February 1, 1935
Florida State University, Florida Gamma - Chartered January 31, 1951
University of Miami, Florida Delta - Chartered December 11, 1954
University of South Florida, Florida Epsilon - Chartered April 8, 1967
Jacksonville University, Florida Zeta - Chartered October 25, 1968
University of West Florida, Florida Eta - Chartered February 3, 1973
University of Tampa, Florida Theta - Chartered March 24, 1979
University of Central Florida, Florida Iota - Chartered January 1, 1981
Ringling College of Art and Design, Florida Lambda - Chartered January 30, 1993
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Florida Mu - Chartered April 17, 1999
Florida Atlantic University, Florida Nu - Chartered January 15, 2011
Oglethorpe University, Georgia Alpha Prime - Chartered June 5, 1871
University of Georgia, Georgia Alpha - Chartered June 5, 1871
Emory University, Georgia Beta - Chartered June 15, 1871
Mercer University, Georgia Gamma - Chartered January 3, 1872
Georgia Institute of Technology, Georgia Delta - Chartered June 11, 1902
Georgia Southern University, Georgia Epsilon - Chartered April 3, 1971
Georgia College & State University, Georgia Zeta - Chartered February 8, 1975
Iowa Wesleyan College, Iowa Alpha - Chartered 1871
University of Iowa, Iowa Beta - Chartered March 27, 1882
Iowa State University, Iowa Gamma - Chartered May 11, 1913
University of Idaho, Idaho Alpha - Chartered December 31, 1908
Northwestern University, Illinois Alpha - Chartered February 13, 1859
University of Chicago, Illinois Beta - Chartered January 11, 1866
Monmouth College, Illinois Gamma - Chartered January 12, 1871
Knox College, Illinois Delta - Chartered March 6, 1871
Knox College, Illinois Delta-Zeta - Merged September 30
Illinois Wesleyan University, Illinois Epsilon - Chartered May 23, 1878
Lombard College, Illinois Zeta - Chartered November 4, 1878
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Illinois Eta - Chartered February 9, 1893
Lake Forest College, Illinois Theta - Chartered November 18, 1950
Eastern Illinois University, Illinois Iota - Chartered December 10, 1994
Indiana University, Indiana Alpha - Chartered October 13, 1849
Wabash College, Indiana Beta - Chartered November 16, 1850
Butler University, Indiana Gamma - Chartered October 22, 1859
Franklin College, Indiana Delta - Chartered April 28, 1860
Hanover College, Indiana Epsilon - Chartered April 6, 1861
DePauw University, Indiana Zeta - Chartered February 26, 1868
Indiana State University, Indiana Eta - Chartered April 15, 1869
Purdue University, Indiana Theta - Chartered March 17, 1893
Valparaiso University, Indiana Iota - Chartered November 27, 1954, expelled 2005
Ball State University, Indiana Kappa - Chartered November 2, 1969
University of Southern Indiana, Indiana Lambda - Chartered October 11, 1986
University of Kansas, Kansas Alpha - Chartered November 24, 1882
Washburn University, Kansas Beta - Chartered October 1, 1910
Kansas State University, Kansas Gamma - Chartered February 25, 1921
Wichita State University, Kansas Delta - Chartered May 9, 1959
Emporia State University, Kansas Epsilon - Chartered January 18, 1969
Southwestern College, Kansas Zeta - Chartered April 8, 1995
Kansas State University, Salina, Kansas Eta - Chartered October 12, 2002
Centre College, Kentucky Alpha - Chartered April 9, 1850
Centre College, Kentucky Alpha-Delta - Chartered September 1901
Kentucky Military Institute, Kentucky Beta - Chartered October 17, 1854
Georgetown College, Kentucky Gamma - Chartered January 20, 1857
Central University, Kentucky Delta - Chartered November 18, 1885
University of Kentucky, Kentucky Epsilon - Chartered May 25, 1901
Kentucky Wesleyan College, Kentucky Zeta - Chartered January 9, 1965
Western Kentucky University, Kentucky Eta - Chartered May 7, 1966
Eastern Kentucky University, Kentucky Theta - Chartered April 26, 1969
University of Louisville, Kentucky Iota - Chartered November 16, 2007
Tulane University, Louisiana Alpha - Chartered November 19, 1889
Louisiana State University, Louisiana Beta - Chartered January 10, 1939
University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Louisiana Gamma - Chartered March 16, 1968
Louisiana State University, Shreveport, Louisiana Delta - Chartered February 25, 1979
Colby College, Maine Alpha - Chartered April 1, 1884
University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland Alpha - Chartered November 11, 1930 [1]
McDaniel College, Maryland Beta - Chartered April 24, 1971 (formerly Western Maryland College)
Washington College, Maryland Gamma - Chartered April 26, 1992
Johns Hopkins University, Maryland Delta - Chartered November 21, 2009 [2]
Williams College, Massachusetts Alpha - Chartered February 1, 1886
Amherst College, Massachusetts Beta - Chartered May 9, 1888
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Massachusetts Gamma - Chartered October 29, 1932
Bentley College, Massachusetts Delta - Chartered April 21, 1990
Northeastern University, Massachusetts Epsilon - Chartered February 4th, 2012
University of Michigan, Michigan Alpha - Chartered November 28, 1864
Michigan State University, Michigan Beta - Chartered November 9, 1873
Hillsdale College, Michigan Gamma - Chartered January 23, 1883
Kettering University, Michigan Delta A Section & B Section - Chartered February 13, 1965, formerly Alpha Delta Fraternity founded 1926
Northwood University, Michigan Epsilon - Chartered April 30, 1983
University of Minnesota, Minnesota Alpha [3] - Chartered October 12, 1881
Minnesota State University, Mankato, Minnesota Beta - Chartered November 21, 1964
University of Mississippi, Mississippi Alpha - Chartered June 9, 1877
Mississippi State University, Mississippi Beta - Chartered April 20, 1991
University of Missouri, Missouri Alpha - Chartered November 26, 1870
Central Methodist University, Missouri Beta Prime - Chartered May 29, 1876
Westminster College, Missouri Beta - Chartered October 27, 1880
Washington University, Missouri Gamma - Chartered March 28, 1891
Saint Louis University, Missouri Delta - Chartered March 19, 1983
Missouri State University, Missouri Epsilon - Chartered April 28, 1985
Southeast Missouri State University, Missouri Zeta - Chartered April 4, 1992
Missouri Western State University, Missouri Eta - Chartered April 16, 1994
Northwest Missouri State University, Missouri Theta [4] - Chartered April 30, 2005
University of Montana, Montana Alpha - Chartered March 5, 1921
Montana State University, Montana Beta - Chartered September 21, 1968
University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska Alpha - Chartered March 16, 1875
University of Nebraska, Kearney, Nebraska Beta - Chartered December 10, 1966
Creighton University, Nebraska Gamma - Chartered April 26, 1997
University of Nevada, Reno, Nevada Alpha - Chartered April 22, 1972
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Nevada Beta - Chartered March 16, 1991
New Hampshire[edit]
Dartmouth College, New Hampshire Alpha - Chartered October 30, 1884
Southern New Hampshire University, New Hampshire Beta - Chartered January 15, 1983
New Jersey[edit]
Rutgers University, New Jersey Alpha - Chartered April 23, 1988
Princeton University, New Jersey Beta - Chartered November 12, 2011
New Mexico[edit]
University of New Mexico, New Mexico Alpha - Chartered December 7, 1946
New Mexico State University, New Mexico Beta - Chartered February 11, 2012
New York[edit]
Cornell University, New York Alpha - Chartered February 29, 1872
Union College, New York Beta - Chartered December 3, 1883
College of the City of New York, New York Gamma - Chartered February 19, 1884
Columbia University, New York Delta - Chartered May 12, 1884
Syracuse University, New York Epsilon - Chartered February 7, 1887 & Rechartered September 23, 2012
Colgate University, New York Zeta - Chartered March 30, 1918 [5]
Rochester Institute of Technology, New York Eta - Chartered February 7, 1986 [6]
State University of New York at Oneonta, New York Theta - Chartered December 8, 1990
University at Buffalo, New York Iota (formerly State University of New York at Buffalo)
Hofstra University, New York Kappa - Chartered February 12, 2011 [7]
North Carolina[edit]
Duke University, North Carolina Alpha - Chartered September 6, 1878
University of North Carolina, North Carolina Beta - Chartered March 29, 1885
Davidson College, North Carolina Gamma - Chartered February 23, 1929
North Carolina State University, North Carolina Delta - Chartered September 22, 1988
North Dakota[edit]
University of North Dakota, North Dakota Alpha - Chartered April 19, 1913
Miami University, Ohio Alpha - Chartered December 26, 1848 [8]
Ohio Wesleyan University, Ohio Beta - Chartered September 2, 1882
Wittenberg University, Ohio Gamma Prime - Chartered May 18, 1852
Ohio University, Ohio Gamma - Chartered March 29, 1868
College of Wooster, Ohio Delta - Chartered February 24, 1872 Underground since 1914
University of Akron, Ohio Epsilon - Chartered January 20, 1875 [9]
The Ohio State University, Ohio Zeta - Chartered October 6, 1883
Case Western Reserve University, Ohio Eta - Chartered December 21, 1896
University of Cincinnati, Ohio Theta - Chartered July 2, 1898 [10]
Denison University, Ohio Iota - Chartered March 26, 1915
Bowling Green State University, Ohio Kappa - Chartered October 28, 1950
Kent State University, Ohio Lambda - Chartered December 11, 1954
Ashland University, Ohio Mu - Chartered November 19, 1966 [11]
Youngstown State University, Ohio Nu - Chartered April 28, 1973
University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma Alpha - Chartered April 6, 1918
Oklahoma State University, Oklahoma Beta - Chartered December 12, 1946
Southwestern Oklahoma State University, Oklahoma Gamma - Chartered December 11, 1971, Rechartered April 29, 2011[1]
Cameron University, Oklahoma Delta - Chartered April 6, 1991
University of Oregon, Oregon Alpha - Chartered May 30, 1912
Oregon State University, Oregon Beta - Chartered January 2, 1918
Willamette University, Oregon Gamma - Chartered January 4, 1947
Oregon Institute of Technology, Oregon Delta - Chartered November 6, 1982
Portland State University, Oregon Epsilon - Chartered May 25, 1991
Lafayette College, Pennsylvania Alpha
Gettysburg College, Pennsylvania Beta
Washington & Jefferson College, Pennsylvania Gamma
Allegheny College, Pennsylvania Delta
Dickinson College, Pennsylvania Epsilon
University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Zeta
Lehigh University, Pennsylvania Eta
Pennsylvania State University, Pennsylvania Theta - Charter suspended December 2007
University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Iota - Chartered 1918, revoked 1997, rechartered November 17, 2006.
Swarthmore College, Pennsylvania Kappa
Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Lambda Chartered 1984, suspended 2004, rechartered March 3-4 2012.
Widener University, Pennsylvania Mu - Chartered October 18, 1985
West Chester University, Pennsylvania Nu
Clarion University, Pennsylvania Xi
Shippensburg University, Pennsylvania Omicron
Robert Morris University, Pennsylvania Pi - Chartered April 21, 2001
Rhode Island[edit]
Brown University, Rhode Island Alpha
South Carolina[edit]
Wofford College, South Carolina Alpha
University of South Carolina, South Carolina Beta
Clemson University, South Carolina Gamma - Chartered March 7, 1970
South Dakota[edit]
University of South Dakota, South Dakota Alpha
Vanderbilt University, Tennessee Alpha
University of the South, Tennessee Beta
University of Tennessee, Tennessee Gamma
Tennessee Technological University, Tennessee Delta
University of Tennessee, Chattanooga, Tennessee Epsilon
Belmont University, Tennessee Zeta
Austin College, Texas Alpha Prime - Chartered June 9, 1853 [12]
Trinity College, Texas Alpha - Chartered May 23, 1878 [13]
University of Texas at Austin, Texas Beta - Chartered October 15, 1883 [14]
Southwestern University, Texas Gamma - Chartered March 20, 1886 [15]
Southern Methodist University, Texas Delta
Texas Tech University, Texas Epsilon
Texas Christian University, Texas Zeta
Stephen F. Austin State University, Texas Eta
West Texas A&M University, Texas Theta
Lamar University, Texas Iota
University of Texas at Arlington, Texas Kappa
Baylor University, Texas Lambda the Tryon Coterie
Texas State University, Texas Mu
Texas A&M University, Texas Nu
University of Texas at San Antonio, Texas Xi
University of North Texas, Texas Omicron
Sam Houston State University, Texas Pi
Texas A&M University��"Corpus Christi, Texas Rho
Schreiner University, Texas Sigma
University of Texas at El Paso, Texas Tau
University of Utah, Utah Alpha January 15, 1914
Roanoke College, Virginia Alpha
University of Virginia, Virginia Beta
Randolph-Macon College, Virginia Gamma
University of Richmond, Virginia Delta
Virginia Military Institute, Virginia Epsilon
Washington & Lee University, Virginia Zeta
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Virginia Eta - Chartered April 29th, 1972
Lynchburg College, Virginia Theta
University of Vermont, Vermont Alpha - Chartered 1879
University of Washington, Washington Alpha
Whitman College, Washington Beta
Washington State University, Washington Gamma
University of Puget Sound, Washington Delta - Chartered 1952
Eastern Washington University, Washington Epsilon
University of Wisconsin��"Madison, Wisconsin Alpha
Lawrence University, Wisconsin Beta
Ripon College, Wisconsin Gamma
Marquette University, Wisconsin Delta
St. Norbert College, Wisconsin Epsilon
West Virginia[edit]
West Virginia University, West Virginia Alpha
Marshall University, West Virginia Beta
University of Wyoming, Wyoming Alpha
Canadian chapters[edit]

University of Alberta, Alberta Alpha
University of Calgary, Alberta Beta - historical
British Columbia[edit]
University of British Columbia, British Columbia Alpha
University of Victoria, British Columbia Beta - historical
University of Manitoba, Manitoba Alpha
University of Toronto, Ontario Alpha
University of Western Ontario, Ontario Beta
McMaster University, Ontario Gamma
York University, Ontario Delta [16]
Carleton University, Ontario Epsilon
Brock University, Ontario Zeta
Wilfrid Laurier University, Ontario Eta (Colony) Phi Delta Theta Colonies

Looks like they been around for awhile

Here is a link that might be useful: Ah well

    Bookmark   June 17, 2013 at 9:29AM
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Off Topic -- bragging

My niece and my brother are up in the Bay Area today to enroll her at UC Berkley. My niece just graduated as her high school's valedictorian. She received $37,000 in grants and scholarships. She was accepted at four California state universities and chose UC Berkley. Her GPA was listed as 4.15? I didn't know it could go that high. Anyway, she wants to become an obstetrician.

Both her younger brother and sister are also at the top of their classes.


    Bookmark   June 17, 2013 at 5:39PM
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Congrats to your niece Ron...and clearly her parents too...and no doubt the good influence of her Uncle...who I consider amongst the brightest lights here!

    Bookmark   June 17, 2013 at 6:54PM
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More congrats to your niece, Ron.

I was at the Univ of Chicago's commencement on Sat because my dear spouse earned a master's degree after going nights and weekends for 3 1/2yrs. It was a very good ceremony - direct and to the point. No outside commencement speakers - always faculty. I would bet that some of the frat members were in attendance as well. The commencement speech was right on target, especially given this set of circumstances.

    Bookmark   June 17, 2013 at 7:43PM
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