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Beta Psi at Rhodes College

Beta Psi at Rhodes College

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First, the Beta Psi chapter apologizes for being a bunch of losers and not sending any students to the national convention this year. Otherwise we had an excellent year and inducted six new members. In the fall, we hosted an all-night reading of the Odyssey in conjunction with the freshmen…

Beta Nu at University of Mary Washington

Beta Nu at University of Mary Washington

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Our chapter was pleased to make a donation to the centennial celebration of the Classical Association of Virginia in memory of its chapter founder, Laura V. Sumner, and to have its donation and tribute noted in the association’s fall 2010 anniversary program. We held three initiation ceremonies this year. The…

Beta Kappa at College of Notre Dame of Maryland

Beta Kappa at College of Notre Dame of Maryland

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This was a quiet year for Beta Kappa chapter at College of Notre Dame of Maryland, following a very busy year in which we celebrated our 60th anniversary. In the fall, some of our members traveled to Philadelphia to enjoy the Cleopatra exhibit at the Franklin Institute. We observed the…

Beta Theta at Hampden-Sydney College

Beta Theta at Hampden-Sydney College

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In the fall we had a delightful gathering of members at Professor Arieti’s home, where we discussed plans for the year and distributed pictures and certificates from last year’s initiation. This spring we hosted the 3rd annual joint initiation ceremony with Randolph College. After a delicious dinner, we enjoyed a…

Beta Sigma at Marquette University

Beta Sigma at Marquette University

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Our chapter activites include our 29th annual Classical Valentine Sale with handmade cards containing Greek and Latin verses and Classical designs. We held translation contests for Latin and Ancient Greek students. We also hosted informal student gatherings to view and evaluate the accuracy of modern cinematic treatments of Classical stories…

Beta Theta at Hollins University

Beta Theta at Hollins University

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This spring we attended the 4th annual joint initiation ceremony, hosted by Hollins University’s chapter, with Randolph and Sweet Briar Colleges also participating. We initiated two student members at this event and at a separate event on our campus (April 14) we inducted two more students who were unable to…

Beta Pi at the University of Arkansas

Beta Pi at the University of Arkansas

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The Beta Pi Chapter of Eta Sigma Phi had a successful and fun year. The first activity was a Cena Deorum on October 30, 2010. Members dressed as gods, goddesses, or any other mythological character and gathered for food and group readings of plays. At this event and throughout the…

Beta Mu at Butler University

Beta Mu at Butler University

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This year, Beta Mu Chapter of Eta Sigma Phi was reestablished on Butler University’s campus, thanks to the efforts of Professor Bungard, a second year professor who has begun revitalizing the Classical Studies Program at Butler, and a group of dedicated Latin and Greek students. We initiated six new members,…

Beta Gamma at University of Richmond

Beta Gamma at University of Richmond

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The Beta Gamma chapter welcomed eleven new members this spring and celebrated with a trip to the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, to see its newly renovated galleries of ancient art. In the fall, members participated in a campus-wide event called Trick or Treat Street, a Halloween festival for families…

Alpha Chi at Tulane University

Alpha Chi at Tulane University

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This Spring 2011, our chapter co-sponsored two lectures with the Classics Club. The first, scheduled for February (to coincide with Carnival season), was entitled “The Greek Way of Mardi Gras” and was a lecture on Greek festivals, by yours truly. The second lecture, given in April, immediately following the Eta…