Category Archive: The Accent

The Accent

Dec 05

Then, Now, Forever: How Kappa Kappa Psi and Tau Beta Sigma have effected me.

If you knew me in high school you would have known Calle Treppiedi: an oboe player with short hair who did color guard and was afraid of leadership because she didn’t like confrontation. If you knew me my freshman year of college you would have met the same girl …

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Nov 03


A couple of weeks ago I had an awesome weekend in Fullerton, CA where I was at a journalism conference at CSU Fullerton. While there, I realized Fullerton College was down the street, so what do I do? I get in touch with the Brothers of Mu Phi. It was the first time I got …

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Nov 03

ASU Band Day!

This past weekend was very busy for the Arizona chapters of Kappa Kappa Psi and Tau Beta Sigma, as Northern Arizona University, Arizona State University, and the University of Arizona all had their annual band day competitions. With 32 performing bands and all of their family and friends coming to support them, …

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Oct 15

Omega’s First Degree

We are now just a couple of weeks after Omega’s First Degree, and we are once again starting the process with a brand new class of Prospective Members. This coming semester is sure to be a memorable one as we put through one of the largest classes in our chapter’s history. Omega is proud to …

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Oct 07

What is up with the West? September 2013

I present to you the September 2013 newsletter of What is up with the West?. Please take your time and read about what other chapters are currently up to! 

Aug 26

Join the Revolution

My trip to National Convention began in Tucson. I’m a Tucsonan, so this is where I will begin.

Tucson is a city with thousands of years of history. Archaeological evidence shows that ancient Native Americans used this area, the flood plain of the Santa Cruz River, to cultivate their crops for thousands of …

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Aug 07

My National Convention Experience

For a lot of us, we only get to go to one National Convention during our time as an active member of Tau Beta Sigma or Kappa Kappa Psi. Finding the money and the time to head out to Springfield, Massachusetts seemed to be a crazy endeavor, but I figured that it was one trip …

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Jul 15

The Founder’s Trophy

The William Scroggs Founder’s Trophy is the most prestigious award that can be awarded to a single chapter in the country and is awarded at each biennial National Convention. The first award was first given in 1957 to the Alpha Zeta chapter at Indiana University. Since then, only two chapters in the Western District, …

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Jul 03


Jake, Hillary, and Michael at Stonehenge (Iota Pi)

Hello Western District!


Sorry for the inactivity in the last month, I had finals and then I went to Europe for the Cal Poly British Isles Tour! It was so much fun!! I have decided to attach one of my favorite photos from the trip. As you can tell, it was a bit rainy …

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May 24

(Hypothetical) Day 4 of NatCon!

Kaila: Zach, do you know what day it is? Now let me tell you, we have a lot to do today!

Zach: Oh, let me guess! Joint and separate sessions!

Kaila: Good job! I am so proud of you! However, today is much more fun than you may realize! Last time at convention, the Boston …

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