That is what Thirty Years of SLB means to me. For three decades now, men of all ethnicities and creeds have congregated and, against all seeming odds in a world that seems to privilege division, brought the little they each had for the benefit of the group, and we all walk away better for it.
This year’s edition of the Leadership Institute (LI) brought an abundance of issues to the forefront for the undergraduate brothers who traveled from across the nation to attend. Brothers used the weekend at Loyola University in Chicago’s campus to focus on each other’s strengths and bonds within regions and entities. “We started off with a […]
Sigma Lambda Beta International Fraternity, Inc. continues to be a trailblazing organization on the fraternal front and beyond. Most notably, a group of alumni Brothers are in the beginning phases of creating the “Miguel A. Ayala (S)LBGT Advocacy Fund.” This scholarship will be awarded to an upstanding undergraduate member of SLB for making strides towards […]
Pharr, Evanston, Chicago, San Antonio and limbo are all places Brother Antonio Jose Vielma has been, but none can excite him more right now than his next target: New Jersey. This is because he’s been accepted an opportunity to participate in a promising fellowship at housed there at CNBC–the business news oriented sibling channel of […]
In an auditory pop-culture world dominated by singers and rappers, spoken word poets are the cross between scholars and musicians. Yesterday’s version of poetry has spurned a new-aged of story-telling, word play, and performance using aspects of rhyming, symbolism, and metre. Often overlooked in the saturation of today’s commercialism, independent spoken word artists are the […]