Doing Good by the Fraternity


Doing right by the Fraternity. For all its good intentions, our organization has to repeatedly go through the inevitable juncture at which we have to revisit our core values in practice.  This is due to nobody’s fault: we are victims of our own success. If SLB is recruiting well, then we recruit from a diverse […]

Psi Delta Step-Team woos TEDx at Ohio State University


On Saturday, February 8th 2014, the Psi Delta step-team was able to perform in front of 800+ people at the internationally renowned TEDx conference in Columbus, Ohio. TED is a non-profit organization that helps spread innovative ideas through presentations and performances. TEDx is a simulation of the TED experience at a local level organized by […]

The Light – In Real Life…

Bro. Maximo Anguiano shares an engaging bit of knowledge with the inmates

“Words may show a man’s wit but actions his meaning.” Benjamin Franklin I like to think that I am handy with the pen. I have written my fair share of pieces for El Iluminador and other publications and, whether the post turned out popular or otherwise, I have always left my sweat and tears on […]

Seeing A Little Further: Honoring Brother Eddie Diaz


     A little over 3 years ago, by happenchance I met a brother at BETACON 2010 in San Antonio, Texas, who I learned had been working at the Executive Office for a few months. He introduced himself as Brother Eddie Diaz, and that was about the extent of our interaction. Fast forward a little […]

My SLB Journey: 21 Years Later


This story was contributed by Bro. Nestor Meza of the Xi Delta Chapter at the Metropolitan State College of Denver.  21 years ago, my uncles Roberto Ortiz and Eddie Portillos, along with 5 other men, joined together and established the Lambda chapter at the University of Colorado,m Boulder on April 14th 1991.  I grew up […]