The History of Sigma Kappa Sorority, 1874-1924

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G. Banta, 1924 - 380 pages

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Page 306 - The delegate from the fraternity calling the Congress, shall act as chairman of the same, and the delegate from the fraternity next in order shall act as secretary of the Congress. The treasurer shall be the delegate whose fraternity is next on the list after that of the secretary's. Sec. 2. The Executive Committee shall consist of the secretary of the last Congress as chairman, the secretary of the next Congress and the treasurer.
Page 315 - ... chapter house and dormitory, and for using our influence to further the best standards for the education of the young women of America. Loyal service to chapter, college, and community is the ideal that shall guide our fraternity activities. We, the fraternity officers, stand for loyal and earnest work for the realization of these fraternity standards. Cooperation for the maintenance of fraternity life in harmony with its best possibilities is the ideal that shall guide our fraternity activities....
Page 306 - Congress shall assemble annually, the time and place of the following meeting to be arranged each year, and shall be presided over by the fraternities in rotation. Sec. 2. The official list shall be : 1. Pi Beta Phi. 9. Alpha Xi Delta. 2. Kappa Alpha Theta. 10. Chi Omega. 3. Kappa Kappa Gamma. n. Sigma Kappa. 4. Alpha Phi. 12. Alpha Omicron Pi.
Page 114 - Danes, that curious kind of knot, a mutual present between the lover and his mistress, which, being considered as the emblem of plighted fidelity, is therefore called a true-love knot: a name which is not derived, as one would naturally suppose it to be, from the words "true,
Page 115 - Hence, evidently, the bride favours, or the top-knots, at marriages, which have been considered as emblems of the ties of duty and affection between the bride and her spouse, have been derived.
Page 114 - Among the ancient northern nations a knot seems to have been the symbol of indissoluble love, faith, and friendship. Hence the ancient runic inscriptions...
Page 4 - ... sickness Coughing myself to death I read the Upanishads and the poetry of Jesus. And they lighted a torch of hope and intuition And desire which the Shadow, Leading me swiftly through the caverns of darkness, Could not extinguish. Listen to me, ye who live in the senses And think through the senses only: Immortality is not a gift, Immortality is an achievement; And only those who strive mightily Shall possess it.
Page 305 - ARTICLE i — NAME SECTION 1. The name of this organization shall be the National Panhellenic Congress. ARTICLE II — OBJECT SECTION 1. To maintain on a high plane fraternity life and interfraternity relationship, to cooperate with college authorities in their efforts to maintain high social and scholarship standards throughout the whole college and to be a forum for the discussion of questions of interest to the college and fraternity world. ARTICLE III — ORGANIZATION SECTION 1. The Congress...
Page 114 - Scots, who slill retain, in a great raeasure,the language and manners of the ancient Danes, that curious kind of knot, which is a mutual present between the lover and his mistress, and which, being...
Page 266 - The technical description is: Gules on a bend between; in chief a rose and in base a serpent nowed or, five mullets purpure.

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