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    1.How and why violations of the Fraternity’s policy and law occurred. Violations of the fraternity’s policy and law occurred due to actions deemed as hazing during a call down and by having candidates exchange small favors for member signatures. Also, the presence and consumption of alcohol violated the campus’ and fraternity’s policies. The fraternity conducted a tailgate function during a period of suspended activity and also lacked in cooperation during interviews. These violations do not represent the fraternity in any way and do not reflect on the character of each and every member of the fraternity. 2.How the chapter and individual members have or would be held accountable for such violations. The chapter has continued to suspend the candidate curriculum along with ceasing all planned functions involving the fraternity. Individual members of the fraternity have shown great courage by admitting to their violations and have taken full responsibility of their actions. These violations go against the foundation that this fraternity was built on and the penalty for these violations should not be administered lightly. However, it should be understood that the severity of the punishment should match the severity of the violation. Members of the fraternity involved in these violations meant no harm to a candidate or to the chapter as a whole. All actions were carried out with a mindset that only focused on the immediate outcomes. Members clearly were not acting out with the…

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    I had an older sister who passed away from bacterial meningitis, and I never got to meet her. She was not diagnosed until after she died, if she had been diagnosed while she was still alive, she could have been here today. When I was 14 I decided, I wanted to go into diagnostic x-ray, and be a part of the diagnosing process. I considered schools with a radiography program. Ferris State reviews said the program was one of the best in the country. I applied and got accepted into Ferris State…

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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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    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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    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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    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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    My desire to become an Alpha Man has been driven by my life experiences and encounters with many of my past educators that are Alpha Men. I grew up in disadvantaged neighborhood beset with drugs, gangs, and many life challenges. However, I was able to overcome those challenges and graduate from high school in the top 1% percent of my class. My success was influenced by many men that are members of the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity. These men did not portray the characteristics that the men in my…

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