The Speaker’s Voice

Do the Right Thing-Ethically

By Joe Richardson, Esq. The definition of ethics is “a set of moral principles,” or a “theory of system of moral values.” Ethics, fundamentally, is about what is right, which surpasses what is legal. My favorite statement from a Spike Lee movie classic is when The...

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On Being a Student Leader During COVID-19

By: Chris Butsch Meetings are canceled. Everyone’s taking classes online. No one’s quite sure when things will be back to normal. As a leader, how can you keep your members connected and engaged during a crazy time like this? Here are three tips for exercising strong...

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You’ve Been Brainwashed!

By Dr. Brian C. Johnson I’ve been teaching film appreciation courses in colleges for nearly twenty years. No questions have posed more laughs and discussion than these four questions I begin each semester with these questions: What is the BEST movie of all time? What...

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Shame is One Hell of an Emotion

By: Dr. Adi Jaffe Shame is one hell of an emotion — the sinking feeling in your stomach, nausea, the shortness of breath. If you’ve ever felt shame, you’ve also probably felt like running to the nearest closet and locking yourself in there forever and ever. Bottom...

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Education Equity Matters!

By: Samantha Ramirez-Herrera   When I was 16 years old I watched as my friends were encouraged and pushed by their parents to take the SAT’s, go to the college fairs, meet with their mentors, tour campuses, apply for FAFSA, pick their schools, get picked by schools,...

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Disrupting Complicity

By: Tara Fuller Complicity (noun): involvement with others in a crime or in another activity that is wrong.* I often reflect on the concept of complicity as it relates to social justice and equity because I believe I can be doing more with the privilege I have and...

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Assessing Your Recruitment Strategy

By: Austin Arias The spring semester is well underway. Recruitment has either just wrapped up or you are beginning to see the retention of your potential new members through new member education periods of your chapters. While a nice break and breather between...

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This Thing Called Love

By: Sara Lowery Tis the season for love or so they say. We can walk in any store and all we see is red and white (and as a Delta I love that) but there is all this candy, roses, and hearts. All to celebrate this thing called love! Just recently I found myself in a...

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The Pillars of Leadership

By: Alex Weber Hey there! First off, I’d like to start this blog off by thanking you for being here! My goal is to give you a few actionable tools for Leadership that you can inject into your life today – right now! So, let’s dive in! Let’s...

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Be Willing to be Weird

By: Darryl Bellamy Jr. Over the years, I’ve begun to embrace being different and not being like the rest of the crowd. My closest friends will often call me weird, and my answer back is usually, “I know, we’ve been through this already, what are we...

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The Seven Deadly Sins of Greek Life

By: Dan Faill (Part One) For those that know me, know that I like to push buttons. One of my most requested keynotes for fraternity/sorority communities, When is Enough, Enough? discusses the ways in which we, as members of fraternal organizations, perceive ourselves...

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