Spring Workday 2016

May 14, 2016

Pike Iota Delta had our quarterly Workday, to help get the house and grounds all cleaned up for Spring. Our big projects were clearing up some overgrown vegetation, gardening around the houses, re-sanding the volleyball pit, and chopping up large old tree branches.   Brother Iasso, helping cut down overgrown bushes and trees.   Alumni […]

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Fire Truck Pull 2016

May 11, 2016

April 23rd, 2016 marked the 9th annual Fire Truck Pull – an event in which teams race to pull a fire truck 100 feet in support of Special Olympics Indiana. Tyler Whitehouse planned the event in conjunction with Rodney Lockman, and Tanner Shipman from Indiana State University (Theta Omicron Chapter). Together, our chapters collected donations, […]

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Spring Break Habitat for Humanities

April 21, 2016

Most people at Rose-Hulman head south to warmer places during Spring Break. Most people relax and kick their feet up for the whole week without any homework or projects to worry about. But at Pi Kappa Alpha, Iota Delta Chapter, we enjoy the reward of completing projects and tasks – even on break. We put […]

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Pikes Take a Hike

March 12, 2016

This weekend, over 50 brothers got together for the 2nd chapter retreat at Shakamak Park. It was good to get away from all the work and worries of school and be able to spend time with each other, relax, and think about our goals moving forward. Dr. Moore and Dr. DeVasher both took the time […]

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The Closure of Glenn Home

February 8, 2016

In 1979, the number of residents at Glenn Home had dwindled and the operating costs remained very high. The boiler system in particular is said to cost over $100,000 a year. February: Welfare director Glenn J. Cardwell went forward with a plan to shut down the orphanage, with the remaining children being sent to group […]

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Pike Workday

February 6, 2016

Brothers and Associates were ready for Winter Quarter Workday 2016. Associates were in charge of cleaning the barn and throwing out junk. They did a pretty good job too. They managed to finish it before lunch and helped brothers around the house with their projects. A few brothers had the pleasure of painting the 2nd […]

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Luke and Riley Ride Rollercoasters

November 4, 2015

On October 3rd, just before most parks closed for the season, Riley managed to make one last trip out to Holiday World. He also dragged some freshmen with him and called it a rush event. Not to be outdone by Riley, Luke decided to grab the nearest alumnus and go to Six Flags New England. […]

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The Two Brothers in Owen

October 31, 2015

This is one of the most prevalent ghost stories that has been passed down by brothers for a while now. I have heard several variations of it, some more realistic than others. This is the earliest written version of the story I could find: “People used to store their stuff up in the second floor […]

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Bid Tuesday Fall 2015

October 20, 2015 It started out as any other Tuesday. The leaves were changing colors, the weather was mild, and days were getting shorter. However, on this particular Tuesday, a majority of the freshman males woke up before 7 A.M. to head over to the Hulman Union. Each of them would make a decision that […]

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Trunk or Treat

October 25, 2015

Last Saturday, a group of brothers participated in Trunk or Treat. It’s a pretty cool spin on trick-or-treating where you give candy out of decorated cars. Half of us didn’t even know this was a thing until two hours before we had to be there. So we planned, shopped, decorated two cars, and then had […]

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