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Pi Lambda Phi protests the non-alcoholic TANK competition


To the Editor:

When the brothers of Pi Lambda Phi discovered TANK was to be "dry" this year, there was very little interest in fielding a team. However, we have been quite competitive in the past collecting several titles and setting the record which fell last year.

Why the lack of interest? I asked the brothers as a group, and not one expressed a desire to consume eight to ten glasses of non-alcoholic grain beverage.

This year, Pi Lambda Phi will enter the competition, but it will be under protest. We would like Sigma Chi to continue receiving our annual contribution because we consider the Jimmy Fund to be a worthwhile cause.

However, the brothers of Pi Lambda Phi will not compete this year or any year in which a non-alcoholic beverage is used. We understand the administration's decision concerning this year's event and we hope that a day comes when a more liberal political environment allows the competition to return to its original concept.

We would like to appeal to other competitors to follow our lead, but more important to us is that the community understand our absence from the event.

Andrew Gengos '86->

President of Pi Lambda Phi->