Our Town Documentary

Undergraduates Film Documentary

Undergrads Ian Rose and Yotam Dror are doing more this summer than boozing and working a horrible job, they’re filming a documentary. Unlike the unsavory videos that many college students are posting on YouTube (which is the likely the real cause of high unemployment among recent graduates), this is a...

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Kovner 2012

Kovner Banquet 2012

More than 80 brothers and alumni gathered on March 31st for the 65th annual Kovner Memorial Banquet. The Kovner Banquet turned 65 this year, and as a result will soon be enjoying retirement in Florida… inevitably wearing black socks with sandals. A few things we learned this year: For elder...

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Chartering Ceremony 2012

PA Alpha Delta is Rechartered!

PA Alpha Delta is officially re-chartered! On April 20, undergraduates, distinguished alumni, and IHQ dignitaries celebrated the official recognition of the PA Alpha Delta chapter at a grandiose chartering banquet hosted on the floating buffet, Moshulu. Brothers and their dates were served a banquet dinner, non-complimentary drinks, and seemingly endless...

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Dues subsidy

Undergraduate dues subsidy

There’s nothing fun about being a cash-strapped undergrad. We’ve all been there. Sure, we tried to find ways to scrape up money for the essentials: books, housing, Owl’s Nest pizza and cheap beer, but that didn’t leave a whole lot left, and as a result we’ve lost some good brothers...

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Eli Hoffman

PA Alpha Delta gets big ups at Convention

This summer Philadelphia played host to Pi Lambda Phi’s Leadership Convention, the annual gathering of Pi Lams and subsequent validation that most other chapters are weenies. You may remember as an undergrad, it’s not just an event; it’s an obligation! Days of exhilarating dialogue on eliminating prejudice, living the creed,...

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Lee Greenspan

Brothers’ News – Summer 2011

Some Pi Lams are doing great things, while others… Lee Greenspan ’55 – Still Rockin’ 56 years after Brother Greenspan graduated, he is still involved with Temple and Pi Lam. Lee was the most senior brother at this year’s Kovner Banquet and was gracious enough to give a highly entertaining...

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Our Survey Says

Our Survey Says…

Thank you to the 60+ alumni who shared their opinions in our recent survey. Your responses were quite helpful, in contrast to those we typically receive at a Kovner Banquet which tend to be shouted, laced with profanity, and somewhat less constructive. Congratulations to Barry Gould ’79, the winner of...

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Kovner 2011

Kovner Banquet 2011

The highlight of the 2011 banquet was the 50 year reunion of the class of 1961. Brother Cy Hoffman lead the charge, recruiting a dozen brothers from the 60s to celebrate this auspicious occasion. The highlight of the evening was clearly the comedy duo of Cy and Mel Weiss ’61....

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2011 Phillies

Phillies Outing 2011

A “Doc” Halladay Masterpiece Alumni and friends gathered for a day at Citizen’s Bank Park to cheer the Phillies and jeer the NY Mets. We were treated to a complete game by a masterful “Doc” Halladay, who held the Mets to one run. Halladay threw all strikes until the middle...

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Poker Night 2011

Alumni-Undergrad Poker Night

As a way to get to know the undergrads, and their spending money, we recently arranged an alumni-undergrad poker tournament at the chapter house. A well known card shark, Jimbo Montgomery ’01, introduced the undergrads to games like High Chicago, Follow the Queen, Billabong, Mexican Stud, and other confusing poker...

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