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Why Fraternities and Sororities are Called “Greek Life”

Have you ever wondered why American college fraternities and sororities are referred to as "Greek life?" Why are they commonly named after the Greek alphabet? "Greek life" is a term for different exclusive societies—fraternities for men, sororities for women—that have...

Fourth of July: How Ancient Greece Inspired American Independence

Greek Americans have one more reason to be proud on the Fourth of July each year because they don't only celebrate America's Independence Day, but also the great influence of Hellenism on the birth of the American nation. The ideas...

Much of US’ Architecture Inspired by Ancient Greece

In the 18th century, the US was a new country after winning its independence from the British, and US architecture needed to define itself.