Alpha Xi Delta, Volumes 5-6

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G. Banta, 1907

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Page 25 - FOUR things a man must learn to do If he would make his record true: To think without confusion clearly; To love his fellow-men sincerely; To act from honest motives purely; To trust in God and Heaven securely.
Page 271 - As you are now so once was I; As I am now, so you must be Prepare for death and follow me.
Page 36 - MASTER of human destinies am I! Fame, love, and fortune on my footsteps wait. Cities and fields I walk; I penetrate Deserts and seas remote, and passing by Hovel and mart and palace— soon or late I knock unbidden once at every gate! If sleeping, wake — if feasting, rise before I turn away. It is the hour of fate, And they who follow me reach every state Mortals desire, and conquer every foe Save death; but those who doubt or hesitate, Condemned to failure, penury, and woe, Seek me in vain and...
Page 77 - It can prevent vulgar language, coarse manners and loafing in chapter houses; and dishonesty and immorality everywhere as things unworthy a Greek-letter man. 5. It can hold in check a young man of strong appetites and passions until the danger point is passed — until he has developed sufficient strength of character to resist temptation. 6. It can reach down a helping hand to a hard working, honest student who needs help and lift him up.
Page 10 - Omega, acted as secretary. The following delegates presented credentials and were duly enrolled : Pi Beta Phi— UTS.
Page 14 - ... was moved and carried that the Conference recommend to the Grand Presidents that the request be granted on the conditions mentioned above. The petition from Michigan was then read. It was moved and carried that the Conference recommend to the Grand Presidents that dispensation be granted to Michigan for one year, provided only seniors in the High Schools be pledged and the pledge be withdrawn if the young lady does not enter the University one year from September following the pledging. A motion...
Page 69 - That it is here to stay is proven by the fact that it has grown in less than a century from a despised institution with a handful of outlaws into a respected institution with a membership, graduate and undergraduate, of over 186,000. It counts among its numbers presidents and vice-presidents, senators and congressmen, federal and state judges of supreme courts, and thousands of men high in law, medicine, the ministry, teaching and business.
Page 65 - The college fraternity has had three pretty distinct periods of existence and its meeting place during each of these periods has been a fair index to the status of the organization. The first period was marked by profound secrecy on the part of the fraternity, and bitter opposition on the part of the faculty and the public. The meeting place was a student's room; not infrequently it was a protected nook in the woods, or more often a cellar under some dormitory reached through a trap-door in the floor...
Page 70 - mention" in these publications that was taken to indicate "scholarship" is Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Xi, and special prizes and honorable mention in economics, history, language and in a few cases, mathematics. It is not contended here that possession of Phi Beta Kappa is an unfailing indication of scholarship.
Page 170 - ... are evils too patent to be passed over in silence. Nor shall we omit to point out that iniquitous system, obtaining very largely in Behar, the system of keeping goodlooking female servants and a retinue of female slaves who usually give to the children their earliest lessons in vice and immorality.

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