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In defense of handwritten letters

Gillian Stawiszynski September 30, 2019

Picture this. You’re in Willy T, studying your night away, and all you can think about is the exam you have at the end of the week. You lose focus, suddenly remembering the time your best friend bought...

The Main Event was hosted by Alpha Delta Pi and Sigma Chi took place at Lexington Convention Center on Friday, November 20, 2015 in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Taylor Pence

Views of an Active: How to pronounce Greek letters (Part 5)

Matt Hasty February 22, 2018

Last week we discussed the letters Nu, Xi, Omicron and Pi. Now let’s move on to this week’s letters:1. RhoPronounced like (ROW), Rho is in the names of one IFC fraternity and one Panhellenic Council...

Members from Alpha Omicron Pi perform at Greek Sing 2015 at Memorial Coliseum Saturday, March 7, 2015 in Lexington. Photo by Joel Repoley

Views of an Active: How to pronounce Greek letters (Part 4)

Matt Hasty February 19, 2018

To recap, last time you learned the letters Iota, Kappa, Lambda and Mu. This time you will learn the Greek letters Nu, Xi, Omicron and Pi.1. NuPronounced like (new), Nu exists in the name of two Greek...

Members of the Kappa Delta sorority ran across Rose Street at sorority bid day in Lexington, Ky., on Thursday, August 22, 2013. Photo by Tessa Lighty | Staff

Views of an Active: How to pronounce Greek letters (Part 3)

Matt Hasty February 9, 2018

Welcome to week three of this six-week series of articles on the pronunciation of Greek letters.To recap, last week, we had the Greek letters Epsilon, Zeta, Eta and Theta. Now it is time for the next four...

Newly selected sorority women race down Rose Street Sunday after hearing which awaiting house on Greek Row would become their new home-away-from-home. Photo by Josh Mott | Staff

Views of an Active: How to pronounce Greek letters (Part 2)

Matt Hasty January 30, 2018

Hello to week two of the six-week Greek letter series.As I said last week, learning the pronunciation of Greek letters is essential to ensure one gives respect and proper etiquette to fraternities and...

Sisters of the Alpha Delta Pi sorority celebrated this years bid day, honoring their pledge class of 2010, on August 20, 2010.

Views of an Active: How to pronounce Greek letters

Matt Hasty January 25, 2018

When a student walks down Fraternity and Sorority Row, they are most likely going to see Greek letters everywhere.But to a person who is not a member of a Greek organization, these letters can be as daunting...

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