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Unformatted text preview: A n d th e n a tu re o f b la c k fn a ' se r- vice, w hich involves lus m oney tais- in g a n d m o re h a n d sb n h e lp , is a n a ra a c tio n m irs e lf to s o m e s e u - d e n ts . T F u i s o n e r< a s o n J o s h u a P alau joined a chapter of the K ap- p a s a t th e U n iv e r s ity o f N o r th C a ro lin a a t C h a rb tte . "T h e y w e re d o in g m to rin g a t a lo o l e le m e n - ta ry sc h o o l, w h ic h I th o u g h t w a s k in d a n ic e ,' h e sa y s. T h e c h a p te r w a s n a m e d f r a c o f th e y e a r a t U N C C in 1 9 9 3 , a n d J o s h u a w a s n am ed G reek M an o f th e Y ear. In N o v em b er h e w as elected ch ap ter p resid en t B u t h e's u sed to d ef} in g boundarics: j oshua u Jevnsh or C u- b an an d P u erto R ican d escen t T h ere's also th e so cv l-life q u < s- tlo n - B la c k fra te rn tric s g e n e ra lly d o n 't d e m a n d p a rtic ip a tio n in a n a ll- c o n s u m tn g p a r ty s c h e d u le . C o n se q u e n tly , th e y 're b e c o m in g th e b r o th e r h o o d s o f c h o ic e f o r sober nonconform L ats- T hat's w hv Jeff C horon becam e a S igm a at the U n iv ersity o f A lab am a. 'I (tel th ey p v H < t t , w a s a l o t o r u o n e s u N iY E R S IT Y o r A L A B A and cliques and 7v1y D addy- Y - - - " - _ ^ - makes this much moaey, so HE LOOKED ARQUND. "I SAW /LLOT aF I b h fi eaa e in t is atetn iry . E v e r e tt, w h o 's a t A la - b a m a o n a tra c k s c h o la r- ship, gives m e a tour of cam - p u > . A g u y w eatin g k h ak is and a sw nter passes in front look on his face- T o tell the truth, he looks m ore like a skinhead than a hom eboy. A nd right now E verett looks a little lost. T he house w here he becam e a Sigm a and w here he room ed all the n e a t y e a r is g o n e . N o t th a t it w a s a b ig -d e a l p la c e . W ith only four bedroom s, it w as nothing lilce the w hite fraterniry m ansions here, w hose pillats out front shout antebellum psivilege. The Sigm a house w as a little love shack- A lso unlike the w hite houses, w hich are bought a n d p a id fo r b y th e ir c h a p te rs , th e S ig m a h o u s e belonged to the U niversity of A labam a, w hich could lease it to the Sigm as or not, and in 1992 it w as dedded not. T he school tore it dow n and put up a packng lot. T oday, E verett stands in the m iddle of the lot but czn't figure out w here he once lived- W e w a lk p a s t N e w F ra te rn ity R o w , w h e re th e A lp h a s m o v e d . W e k e e p w a lk in g u n til w e p a ss th e S ig m a C h i h o u se . "T h e re w a s a b la c k fa c e in c id e n t h eze th at m ad e n atio n al n ew s," E v erett say s atatter- of-facdy. In 1991, S igm a C hi and K appa D elta soror Iry h a d a p a rry c a lle d a sw a p ; sw a p s u su a lly h a v e them es. "-I-he them e of this partv w as W ho R ides the B u s? " sa y s E v e re tt. 'S o m e o f th e m e m b e rs o f b o th organizations dressed up in blacldace. O ne girl put aorganizations dressed up in blacldace....
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