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The TauGear site is being updated with a new Content Management System. The site will be more feature rich and easier to use when the update is complete. Please excuse the mixed interface during the transition. Let us know if you have any suggestions, corrections or ideas. Also, if there are any brothers who would like to contribute articles, photos or videos to this site, send me an email (Contact Us) and we'll work to set you up with an editors account. L&R, David

Fraternity Movies

Over the years a number of very funny "fraternity" movies have been released. Animal House is a classic amongst those of us who were actives in the late 70's / early 80's. The Zeta Mu chapter of ATO had a old victorian house with massive columns when Animal House hit theatres. The next semester, our pledge count was up several hundred percent!

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The Yellow Rose of Texas, Emily West

An interesting historical note about Texas History and the Texas Zeta Mu's university's namesake: Sam Houston. From my good friend Juanita:

April 9 - Displaced Texans and lore lovers alike will be charmed to know that The Yellow Rose of Texas, Emily West, was
was probably a true story
.
Yellow Rose

The Yellow Rose of Texas is fancifully famous for bedazzling Santa Anna out of his fancy pants at the Battle of San Jacinto on April 21, 1836.
Increasing evidence suggests the story may be true.

Google announces free in-home wireless broadband service

"Dark porcelain" project offers self-installed plumbing-based Internet access Google TiSP Logo
http://www.google.com/tisp/

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., April 1, 2007 - Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG) today announced the launch of Google TiSP (BETA)™, a free in-home wireless broadband service that delivers online connectivity via users' plumbing systems. The Toilet Internet Service Provider (TiSP) project is a self-installed, ad-supported online service that will be offered entirely free to any consumer with a WiFi-capable PC and a toilet connected to a local municipal sewage system.

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