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    that Alpha Delta Pi was established as the sorority’s official greek letters. The purpose of the sorority was to “bettering one another and themselves morally, mentally, and socially.” (“History of Alpha Delta Pi” 1929) and remains that way today. This is reaffirmed through our open motto “We live for each other.” In the early days only those girls whom came from a good southern family background as well as held intellectual achievements were granted entry. Even then the newcomers would have to be voted on by it’s members. Only 20 girls were granted access at a time meaning if there were 14 active members at the university, only 6 more girls could be invited to join. Like any college girl, they had their roommate troubles, their crushes (Phi Deltas), and took classes the same as we do now. The only difference is that their dinner was at noon, there were no electronics and they had to wear petticoats. Besides that we are practically the same as we share the same love for ADPi. STATISTICAL REASONING: The following is an excerpt from my I.L.A 3 on " Oracle: The Research Journal of the Association of Fraternity/Sorority Advisors”: Ashley M. Asel, Tricia A. Seifert, and Ernest T. Pascarella, all highly admired researchers and professors at their respective universities, conveyed the following when initially examining the study of the effects of the greek community on your college experience “A body of research has examined the relationship between fraternity/sorority membership,…

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    He was a very easy-going man, who spent his days working as a tour guide and a sailor. After moving down to Phi Phi from England five years ago, he bought his yacht, and opened his own business. During high season he took tourists on trips to the surrounding islands, and the rest of the year he traveled to Indonesia, Malaysia, and other countries with his crew. He had a deep passion for traveling and discovering new places; I envied the freedom he described. “Day after day, I hear tourists…

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    Left Sided Angel

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    Bronze, plaster, copper, or marble the sculptures dispersed throughout the campus stand as a symbol of pride for the campus and bring unspeakable beauty throughout. When walking along the campus you can see many different types of art and observe many differ artists work. As you walking past Parks Library though one piece stands out among others. The Left Sided Angel, a cast bronze sculpture made by Stephen De Staebler brought to Iowa State University in 1986 commissioned by phi kappa phi honors…

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    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 community displayed. They had the drive and determination that I wanted to model for myself. I realized at a young age that I had to be different from my…

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    successful in life, so that meant that James had a name to live up to as a “Johnson man”, as his dad called it. His father made him promise that he would attend a HBCU (Historically Black College and Universities) like him and his ancestors did, and he agreed. In the past four generations most men in his family, not only his father and his father before that, but his cousins, uncles, and family friends who were men had one thing in common; they were all members of Omega Psi Phi aka Que Dogs. …

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    Domestic Abuse Case Study

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    SGA has organized many events throughout the year to help either the school or equally important organizations. This year on April 10th-13th SGA held a utilities drive for victims for domestic abuse. She was inspired by the utilities drive done by Mrs. Ashley last year, she held the drive in order to send the donated items to a shelter for domestic abuse victims. Items such as baby bottles (new), toddler cups (new), baby wash, baby lotion, Lysol wipes, hand/dish soap, and so on. Shelters need…

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    Natalie Bantis is the type of woman who lights up the room the moment she enters. Natalie is a senior studying Education and is looking forward to devoting her life to helping others. Within Gamma Phi Beta, Natalie is very involved. She attends all chapter meetings, and other sorority events. At each event, Natalie checks in with the vast majority of the chapter to make sure they are feeling their best. Natalie loves to build her sisters up and encourage them to be who they truly are. Natalie…

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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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    Outside Speaker Critique On October seventh, John R. Seffrin came to Ball State to inform students on cancer and the research in the cancer field, while also promoting the American Cancer Society, commonly called the ACS. The event was a presentation to promote awareness for cancer research while also showcasing what the American Cancer Society has done to fight cancer. This event took place in Ball State’s student center ballroom, the presentation started at 7:00 PM and lasted roughly one hour…

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    As many of you probably haven’t heard of the Divine Nine which consist of 9 different African American fraternities and sorority organizations which has been a pivotal part of African American history and culture since the early 20th century. Which are the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Phi Beta Sorority, Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, and Iota Phi Theta Fraternity. In the early 1900s, African…

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