The Journey of a Lifetime

The Journey of a Lifetime

May 21, 2021 Written by: Madison Brzozowski, Kappa Rho-Kutztown University My mom was diagnosed with an Acoustic Neuroma when I was in high school, which is a tumor that develops on the balance (vestibular) and hearing, or auditory (cochlear) nerves leading from the...

The Growth of a Friendship Through Sisterhood

The Growth of a Friendship Through Sisterhood

April 5, 2021 Written by: Marissa Steiner, Xi Iota-Muhlenberg College   My Delta Zeta journey began when my best friend/roommate, Emma, and I decided to go through recruitment together in 2019. I was so excited to meet new people and find a home, however Emma was...

Gaining Self Confidence Through Delta Zeta

Gaining Self Confidence Through Delta Zeta

March 31, 2021 Written by: Natalie Chan, Pi Omega (Johnson & Wales University, Rhode Island) Moving 2,651 miles in 2018 to a state I have never been to before was scary to say the least. I'm from a small town in Northern California which teens in the area refer to...

Finding Love and Acceptance Among Sisters

Finding Love and Acceptance Among Sisters

February 12, 2021Written by: Nicole Mina, Iota Psi, University of Texas/Arlington I was born in Colombia and moved to the United States at the age of five. Growing up, I really struggled fitting in as an Afro-Latina. To some people I was “Black” and to others I was...

Giving Graciously to My Sisters

Giving Graciously to My Sisters

January 22, 2021 Written by: Raenee Patterson, Delta Omega - Fort Hays State University   I grew up listening to my mom and aunt tell stories about their time as Delta Zetas. I remember them running into their sorority sisters at events when I was in high school, and...

Love that is Ever Steadfast

Love that is Ever Steadfast

November 16, 2020 Written by: Gema Sanchez, Pi Xi - University of Central Florida  I wouldn’t call my college experience typical. When I graduated from high school in Miami, FL, I simultaneously received my Associates degree. Wanting to experience life outside of...

The Path to Lifelong Friends 

The Path to Lifelong Friends 

October 6, 2020 By Julianne Llerena, Alpha Upsilon - University of Maine I’ve always struggled to make friends. Nervous I’ll say the wrong thing and everyone will hate me. As much as I know this isn’t true, I can’t let the feeling go. Often I am told I am “too quiet”...

Florida State’s New Member DZ Journey

Florida State’s New Member DZ Journey

September 26, 2020 Spring recruitment at Florida State University is commonly more laidback than fall formal recruitment. There are also typically less women recruiting in the spring, so the new member classes are not as large compared to the fall pledge classes. This...

A Celebration of Delta Zeta Friendship

A Celebration of Delta Zeta Friendship

September 14, 2020 By Rosemary Osborn Hummel, Theta-Ohio State  There we are –celebrating 60 years of friendship. If that’s not something worth celebrating, I don’t know what is! In 1959, Judy Zimmerman was pledging Delta Zeta at The Ohio State University and we lived...

Empowered to be Me

Empowered to be Me

August 20, 2020 by Katie Mitchell, Kappa Beta - Northern Kentucky University Growing up in a small town in Kentucky, I was the cry-baby in the class. Being “too emotional” or “too talkative,” I was told I was "too much". When I moved away to go to college, it was a...