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My Alpha Chi Coming Out Story

By Zoe Cawthon (Kappa Psi, Western Oregon University) Coming out to other people was something that took me a long time to do, but eventually I gathered enough courage and decided it was time. In the spring of 2020, I started small, with a Snapchat group of about six sisters – my big, the sister […]

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AXΩ and ROTC: Embodying “Real. Strong. Women.”

By Anelise Allen (Lambda Nu, Northeastern University) New York native Alex Haskins joined the Northeastern community in a majority-remote capacity in the fall of 2020. However, this did not deter her from taking advantage of any and all opportunities that came her way. Alex is currently a member of the Army ROTC program, a member […]

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Speaking Up With the Support of Sisters

By Lauren Ramirez (Zeta Xi, University of North Carolina at Greensboro) Content warning: This post mentions sexual and verbal assault. If you or someone you know needs help, contact the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 800-799-SAFE or the National Sexual Assault Hotline at 800-656-HOPE. I knew I wanted to join Alpha Chi Omega during my […]

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Ask an Alpha Chi: Carla Sutton Pittman

In honor of our seven founders, we get to know one Alpha Chi Omega through seven questions. Carla Sutton Pittman (Omega, Washington State University) Carla Sutton Pittman values the everlasting connections she gained from Alpha Chi Omega, including one in particular: her friendship with her little sister, Jennifer Fox Yovin. They’ve journeyed through life’s biggest […]

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Nine Years of Friendship and Counting

By Steph Stanglin (Iota Psi, Elon University) Sara Alpert and I met in our sociology of education class in February 2012, the first day of classes after I joined Alpha Chi Omega at Elon University. She was a year older than me, but she declared her education major late, so she was on the same […]

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Two Schools, Countless Sisters

By Ariana Brancato (Iota Lambda, Texas Christian University, and Gamma Zeta, Kansas State University) It seems like yesterday that I sat in an auditorium with hundreds of women waiting to open my bid card. I’ll never forget the anxious anticipation of holding that envelope, but, most of all, the hope that I would see red […]

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Sisterhood That Empowers

Alpha Chi Omega provides everlasting connections with women who will be there for you through the ups and downs, the big and small moments. Through the support of sisters, we are empowered to live as real, strong women every day. On this International Women’s Day, we share just a few stories of sisterhood and invite […]

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A Concert and the Comfort of Belonging

By Samantha Motta (Beta Nu, University of Utah) I remember going through recruitment and being absolutely terrified that I just made a big mistake. I had already been through a couple years in college and had always wanted to join Greek life, but as a woman of color at a predominately white school, joining Greek […]

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Sisterhood Built on Inclusivity: A Black History Month Reflection

By Caitlyn-Rae L. Arendse (Beta, Albion College) When I was a freshman, I chose to join Alpha Chi Omega because of the way I was spoken to. I remember when my future grand-grand-big, Ashley Audisho, made me feel so comfortable talking about my academic goals and aspirations, and I felt like I was taken seriously. […]