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From Theta's Archive

The Kappa Alpha Theta Magazine's "Chapter Letters"

By Elle Benak on Wednesday, Oct 11, 2017 07:42 AM
As a self-proclaimed history nerd, I often sit and theorize about the past and what it was like. During my time at Theta headquarters, I often find myself wondering what other women experienced during their time in Theta. Back in 1870, they didn’t more »

150 Years Ago: The First Women of DePauw

By Noraleen DuVall Young on Wednesday, Sep 13, 2017 09:30 AM
As I hope you know, Theta is just a few years shy of her sesquicentennial, the 150th anniversary of its founding. But we as an organization can actually trace our beginnings to three years earlier—specifically, June 26, 1867—when the Board of more »

Theta and the Great Depression

By Elle Benak on Monday, Aug 14, 2017 07:05 AM
My experience as archives intern gave me the opportunity to discover Theta in a historical context and to explore how different events throughout time have affected the Fraternity. I became intrigued with how Theta dealt with the Great Depression.
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October 2017

By Noraleen DuVall Young on Thursday, Oct 5, 2017 07:44 AM
Fall is in the air. For Theta collegians, it can mean initiations, homecomings, parent weekends, and alumnae chapter events; for all of us, fall means Day of Service (October 19). When reviewing our collections here in the archives, I am always struck by more »
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Beta Nu Chapter Established