One Hundred Fifty-Five Years Ago, the actions of 1st Lt. Edward Bancroft Williston (Alpha/Norwich 1856) on June 12, 1864 at the Battle of Trevilian Station, VA led to his nomination for a Medal of Honor. Williston commanded Battery D, 2nd United States Artillery during the Civil War.
Theta Chi Fraternity is saddened to announce Billy Gabor (Alpha Chi/Syracuse 1948) has entered the Chapter Eternal. A member of the NBA’s Syracuse Nationals for six years, Gabor was known as one of the earliest basketball stars for Syracuse University.
Today marks the 75th anniversary of the Allied invasion of Normandy on June 6, 1944. During D-Day, the more than 160,000 American, British and Canadian troops landed on five beaches along a 50-mile stretch of coastline of France’s Normandy region. The invasion was one of the largest amphibious assaults in history.
Burnt Church Distillery will host a groundbreaking ceremony at 2 p.m. on Thursday, May 30th at 120 Bluffton Road, the future home of the distillery. Founded by brothers Billy and Sean Watterson, the distillery will invest $10.3 million and 27 new jobs into the community. Bluffton Mayor Lisa Sulka said, “We are thrilled to see that Burnt Church Distillery is investing in our community."
Theta Chi Fraternity is proud to announce Brandon McCoy (Iota Beta/Missouri State 2018) has been named a recipient of the North-American Interfraternity Conference (NIC) Undergraduate Award of Distinction.
During his years at Stanislaus State, Gurjoban Hayer went from dreading the idea of public speaking to addressing thousands as the student speaker at the College of Science commencement ceremony on May 24.
The owners of Next Level Brewing Company, coming to 700 North Broadway, could not be more ready to have the brewery up and running.
Today’s column was inspired by two 93-year-old photographs of houses on East Broadway that recently came into my possession.