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Dick Clark's Frat

Forget Kegs, We're Using $1 Mil To Fix Our House

3/15/2013 4:00 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Put away the red solo cups ... Dick Clark's college frat will NOT be using the TV icon's $1 million donation to throw the biggest kegger in history ... they're planning to use it to gussy themselves up instead.

The Delta Kappa Epsilon social chair at Syracuse University tells TMZ, the frat house -- which was purchased by Dick Clark for the members -- has fallen into disrepair over the years.

The chair says the mahogany woodwork and moldings are badly chipped and need refinishing ... and that's just for starters.  And upkeep is really expensive.

You'd think the guys would at least be tempted to throw a Project X-style house party ... but the Deke we spoke to says, "It wouldn't mean a lot if we blew all the money on parties because no future classes be able to appreciate it." Wisdom beyond his years.

Shockingly, no room in the house is specifically dedicated to Dick Clark -- but we're told they're hoping to hang a plaque somewhere in his honor. 

It's the least they can do.

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10 COMMENTS

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IwuvTMZ    

That's a bummer!

487 days ago
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tdr9    

We need more news

487 days ago
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tver    

It looks like they are going to do a good job with the upkeep on the house. Good and responsible choice.

487 days ago
4.

verlinda    

Very responsible way to invest the money

487 days ago
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cobrazombie    

But imagine how many strippers that would buy... Seriously though, that's a good decision.

487 days ago
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James R. - Los Angeles    

Yeah, riiiiiiiiight.

486 days ago
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Liz    

I hope some of the money goes into a fund that will generate interest to be used in the future, too. It would be easy to spend a million quickly on such a large, old house.

486 days ago
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rudynjudyjudy    

fratts R as DOA as clacker

486 days ago
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Mazor    

It's not a "frat" it's a fraternity. Do you call your country a c*nt????

486 days ago
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GabbyEsp    

How does molding get chipped?!

486 days ago

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