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    Christmas is a time full of beautiful decorations that cover houses with lights, wreaths, and tacky Santa Clauses. It seems nowadays everyone decorates for the holiday season, even universities Greek life. One night last year during holiday season, a member of Alpha Delta Pi decided to play a practical joke on the fraternity boys who were trying to be festive. A group of girls decided to sneak out late, and steal a Christmas reef. A harmless prank that was supposed to be nothing more than funny. Not everyone saw it as an innocent stunt, which caused her to find herself sitting face to face with Kathryn Trent in a standards hearing. Sororities have always had strict rules that can have serious consequences if broken. They manage to have precise system in place where someone is appointed to make sure rules are enforced. In the Alpha Delta Pi house, we call this person the Director of Standards and Ethics, or Kathryn Trent. Her positon in the house entitles her to manage the wellness…

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    Can Diamonds be Girls’ Best Friend? What do you think when you think of sororities? For most people outside of the greek system you think of iconic movies such as House Bunny, Legally Blonde or Sydney White. Though these movies are entertaining, they do not accurately depict what it actually means to be in a sorority and all the benefits you can receive. I joined my sorority Alpha Delta Pi here at the University of South Carolina a little over a year ago and I can truly say it has been the best…

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    socioeconomic boundaries. My ability to communicate effectively through written and spoken word is one of my significant strengths. That is what a well-rounded education can provide for a person, and part of what I seek from graduate school. I am an exemplary student, as my academic career presents. I maintain a high grade point average, and I am on the Dean’s List every semester. On an intrapersonal level, I continuously grow in my work ethic, my critical thinking, and my analysis skills.…

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    The Importance Of Friendship In O Brien

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    This bond that the soldiers formed helped them to survive, and helped the men of Alpha Company to cope with the war after they returned to the United States. "The bond that men form with each other in the heat of battle is incomprehensible to those who have not experienced warfare for themselves...You make close friends. You become part of a tribe and you share the same blood - you give it together, you take it together." (O'Brien, 192) This bond of friendship helps the men of Alpha…

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    All throughout grade school, I have learned how African American men greatly influenced our society. Mr. Andrew Young, Mr. Thurgood Marshall, and Mr. Jessie Owens are all prime examples of men who were essential to the growth and development of the African American race. These men have played a large role in breaking social constructs within our communities. They are prominent figures in history, and furthermore, members of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated. The majority of the men I…

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    increasing in different career fields, which is why knowing how to correctly use technology is beneficial to professionals. Communication is a skill needed to work with your employer and others, such as students to successfully complete tasks and cater to students’ needs. In student affairs, possessing the skill “student conduct” is important because you are working day-to-day with students. The skill “personnel management” would be beneficial for senior student affairs officers when managing…

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    The main composition of this group is religion being a church group. We all go to Antioch community church and consider ourselves either Christians or Jesus Followers. This was an intentional result from careful recruiting at Sunday service or by ways of socialization or assimilation once a person starts to attend the Lifegroup or Section. I know when I first started to attend Lifegroup; I was not a devoted Christian. I believed in God and Jesus, but practiced no rituals or norms associated with…

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    Natural Born Leaders

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    Alpha Males: Natural Born Leaders There are several movie characters that hold great standing, but then, they are fewer characters that possess a reputation that is erected on just moments that would reflect on how I feel about myself; Robert DeNiro is that person whose on-screen body language makes him a natural born leader, and the mannerisms help to boost his alpha male persona, which propels his characters to another level. Furthermore, he captures the personalities that he is projecting,…

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    were this way were before the war broke out. Before the war broke out there was balance between dark and light, we were a thriving pack of 34 wolves and growing but then the darkest pack in the forest the Demons took over our land killing all of our members including the alpha female, male, and the beta female now I’m the only alpha left in the pack, now 6 of us left, my beta Max, the protector Jordan, and the 3 omegas, Thunder, Winter, and Fall. My parents were the alphas before they were…

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    since the 1400 but did not become prevalent in black fraternities and sororities until Alpha Phi Alpha was founded in 1906 and Alpha Kappa Alpha in 1908. Then later on when the rest of the divine nine was founded. “ Kimbrough, Walter M. "Adults Influence Violent Hazing at Black Fraternities, Says HBCU President." BET.com. 18 Mar. 2014. Web. 13 May 2016. “ The things the pledges did to become a part of these organization were unbelievable. The minimum hazing antics were learning poems and…

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