Alumni Feature

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    40 Years Later: A New Chapter for Robb Clark and PDT

    April 25, 2018
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    Forty years ago Robb Clark went through most of the new member process and was on the cusp of initiation, but then he was told he had to do one last thing before he could be. He was told to crawl into a bag where he would then be beaten by other members. Robb fortunately decided to walk out before this could happen. At that time it was common for this type of hazing to occur and in many ways it is still prevalent today. With all of the stories circulating about fraternities and hazing, it was hard for...
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    Recognizing Great Service

    January 23, 2018
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    By Caleb Whitmer, Ball State ’10 As seen in the Winter 2018 Edition of The Scroll and The Scroll Online I would like to recognize a fellow Indiana Kappa alumnus, Johnny Velasquez, Ball State ’99, (Bond #588) for his service on the Indiana Kappa Chapter Advisory Board for about 15 years, through the good and the bad. Just recently he indicated that he will be stepping down from his role on the CAB. While I have no doubt that a qualified and motivated candidate will replace him, it is hard for me to believe that there is anyone out there that can bring...
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    Never going to stop me: Phi Delta Theta’s new expansion consultant

    June 2, 2015
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    One of the more challenging and intriguing parts of Greek Life is the spectacle surrounding its recruitment process every school year. Recruitment budgets range from hundreds to thousands of dollars all in the hopes of “swooning” potential new members. It’s a never-ending cycle of cookouts, sports, information nights, game nights, convincing brothers to attend events, bowling, “BDubs,” etc. It’s the struggle of avoiding cliché Q & A’s when in reality all you really need to do is just be yourself. Then finally, it comes time to ask potential new members if they want to be a part of something...