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Sunday, January 6th, 2008
1:13 am - Three Star Ring

queeniek
http://www1.macys.com/catalog/product/index.ognc?ID=244425&CategoryID=21198&LinkType=EverGreen

I was shopping online tonight and I wanted to share this ring that I found with my sisters, because I knew you would appreciate it. :)

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Monday, October 15th, 2007
10:51 am - it's that time again

inlatedecember
122 years of sisterhood!

happy founders day everyone!

litb!


current mood: chipper

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Monday, October 1st, 2007
4:52 pm - cheers =)

jrbrown1
hey ladies,

I'm new to this group,I'm a sister of the Iota Phi chapter @ quinnipiac university! I was just wondering if you girls knew any great new cheers. afterall greek week is coming up!


jessie

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Friday, September 21st, 2007
12:36 pm - some good news

inlatedecember
i'm so excited i could burst!

my kappa sigma boyfriend lavaliered me last night! 

current mood: giddy

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Thursday, March 1st, 2007
5:12 pm

diiianaaa
Today we salute you miss Alpha Chi Omega sister. Not only do you have looks, brains, and glamour, you have the class to back it up. Sure, frat boys may talk to other ladies now and again, but don't worry - their only dream is to date an Alpha Chi. With those pearls and that Alpha Chi Omega sparkle in your eye, you are every guy's dream and every girl's envy. You can party like a professional, yet still keep that frat-tastic class. If you're dating an Alpha Chi, raise your hand. If you're not, then raise your standards. Then crack open an ice cold strawberry lemonade you sexy Alpha Chi, and remember: There's only one way to go... and thats A-Chi-O.

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Monday, December 4th, 2006
12:32 pm

lilspammers
Hello Alpha Chi!
Just a quick question for all you wonderful ladies...
I'm New Member Educator (Pledge Mom) for next semester (!!!) and we're trying to increase the amount of sober sisterhood activities that we do with the pledges. I was wondering what y'all do and if you have any advice for me!
Thanks so much, I really appreciate it

Sam

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Sunday, December 3rd, 2006
1:01 pm - Exec

sportsgirl12785
i couldn't help but share...my little sis was voted president for the alpha chapter for the next year, and i couldn't be prouder! she's so amazing!

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Thursday, July 13th, 2006
11:31 pm

inlatedecember
To those of you with Facebook Accounts:

Alpha Chi Omega's Global Facebook Group

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Saturday, June 17th, 2006
9:16 am - sad news from Gamma Iota

amzmtm
Katelyn Derstine, a collegiate member of Gamma Iota chapter at the University of Florida, was killed Thursday night in a car accident on I-75 in Georgia. She and Gamma Iota Kelly Perona were en route to a music festival in Tennessee with two friends. None of the others in the car were seriously injured.

Please keep the Derstine family and the Gamma Iotas in your thoughts and prayers. Services will be held Monday, June 19 at 4pm, at the Church of the Palms in Sarasota (3224 Bee Ridge Road, Sarasota, FL 34239, Phone: (941)924-1323).

To send a card or other remembrance:

Kimberly Treadwell, President
Gamma Iota, Alpha Chi Omega
820 West Panhellenic Drive
Gainesville, FL 32601-7863

If you'd like her family's address, email or comment me and I will send it to you privately.

This article about the accident appeared in the Dalton, GA paper on Friday:

1 killed in wreck on I-75
By Victor Alvis
Dalton Daily Citizen

— A 20-year-old University of Florida student died after a Thursday morning wreck on Interstate 75 in which the Ford F-250 truck she was riding in was clipped by another vehicle and flipped, officials said.

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Tuesday, May 16th, 2006
9:15 am - Gamma Nu (SDSU) needs your help this week!

amzmtm
From Gamma Nu's Financial Advisor:

"The AXO house at San Diego State University has been under the threat of eminent domain for a number of years. We have almost completed a $700,000 renovation after the fire that devasted the house during recruitment in September and the City Council will be voting to renew eminent domain for another 12 years on May 23.

PLEASE TAKE TIME TO READ THE ATTACHMENTS AND TO SEND A LETTER TO OUR MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL BY 5/19/06 SO THAT WE CAN BE EXCLUDED FROM THE REDEVELOPMENT PROJECT.

IT IS URGENT THAT YOU DO SO AND PASS THIS ALONG TO EVERY AXO THAT YOU KNOW. IF YOU ARE A MEMBER OF YOUR ALUMNAE CHAPTER, MAKE SURE THAT IT IS SENT TO EVERYONE ON YOUR E-MAIL LIST. PASS IT ON TO OTHER SORORITY AND FRATERNITY MEMBERS ALSO BECAUSE IT COULD HAPPEN TO THEM IN THE FUTURE!!!

The Gamma Nu Chapter at SDSU is printing postcards asking their their house be excluded from the project & will we going door to door to ask their neighbors to send one to the City Council. We must help them preserve their beautiful, newly remodeled home.

Thank you! We don't want to live under the threat of losing our house for another 12 years!

Loyally, Linda"

Related documents are here: http://axomtm.squarespace.com/sdsu

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Wednesday, April 19th, 2006
12:44 am - Gamma Pi is Sorority of the Year!!!

usmcgirl
At University of Tampa's leadership awards night Gammma Pi was awarded Sorority of the Year. We took the title away from Delta Zeta who has won it for the past 7 years in a row. We're all super excited!!!

current mood: ecstatic

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Monday, April 17th, 2006
3:36 pm - More on Sigma chapter and the tornado

amzmtm
There have been a ton of articles about the Alpha Chi Omega house at the University of Iowa since the tornado pretty much destroyed the building Thursday night, but one really touched me today, mostly because it was written by a sister and is a testament to the strength of our sisterhood. Quickly before the article, just want to mention a few things - one, no one was hurt on the UI campus including the members of Sigma chapter who are all safe; two - the sisters have relocated to the vacant FIJI house on campus; three - the current house will have to be demolished and rebuilt or another house purchased; four if you'd like to help the sisters, they have a wish list at Target http://www.target.com/gp/registry/2LWNRPPP04AV (or choose wishlist and then alpha chi omega sigma and Iowa as the state); and finally keep the sisters in your thoughts and prayers!


Sorority stories
Meghan V. Malloy - The Daily Iowan
Issue date: 4/14/06 Section: Metro

Words can't describe the pain I felt when I walked up to the house last night. The roof was gone - glass was everywhere. Two cars were sitting in our front yard. The entire east side of the house is gone.

I thought it was bad enough to come outside Thursday night and find a tree on top of my car; bad enough my apartment's bedroom is a mess of broken glass, mud, and debris. But then I got the phone call from my best friend.

"Alpha Chi Omega is gone, Meghan. What are we going to do?"

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Friday, April 14th, 2006
11:02 am

prettypinkpony
I just read about the tornados in Iowa, it said the Alpha Chi house at the University of Iowa was destroyed! Say some prayers for our sisters there as they work to rebuild their house and university.



here's where I read it at AOL News

http://articles.news.aol.com/news/article.adp?id=20060414021309990050&ncid=NWS00010000000001

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Saturday, April 8th, 2006
12:11 am - Alpha Initiates

sportsgirl12785
The Alpha girls here at DePauw initiated 41 new members tonight!!! We only loss one pledge as she is tansferring to another school. We are pretty excited about our amazing new members!!!

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Wednesday, April 5th, 2006
9:56 am - Congratulations Beta Mu!

amzmtm
Congratulations to Beta Mu chapter of Alpha Chi Omega at Penn State for being named a "Chapter of Excellence" by the university!

University recognizes nine 'Chapters of Excellence' in Greek community
Tuesday, April 4, 2006

University's fraternities and sororities excel in 'Greek Pride' initiative

University Park, Pa. -- As Penn State's fraternities and sororities continue to engage in the "Greek Pride: A Return to Glory" initiative to transform the experience and image associated with Greek life at Penn State, nine chapters have been recognized for taking the lead in setting high standards for the University's Greek community.

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http://live.psu.edu/story/17080

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9:38 am - Congratulations Greek Sing winners!

amzmtm
Congratulations to our Alpha Chi Omega chapters who are performing this spring in the Greek Sing competitions on their campus. Many are winning awards and getting good press for themselves and Alpha Chi in the process!

*Iota Sigma took 2nd place in the Southern Methodist University Sing Song 2006 March 31st.
*Kappa Nu took 2nd place in the doubles division at the Carnegie Mellon University Greek Sing March 25th.
*Alpha Chi won the Musicality Award at the Butler University Spring Sing April 1st.


Chi Omega and Lambda Chi Alpha win 2006 Sing Song competition

By Clark Ransom, Contributing Writer, jcransom@smu.edu
April 04, 2006

Boisterous cheers and applause echoed throughout McFarlin Auditorium Friday night as Program Council presented its annual Sing Song competition. The competition raises hundreds of dollars for Program Council.

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http://www.smudailycampus.com/vnews/display.v/ART/2006/04/04/4431f074c0279


The Greeks Can Sing
Mar 31, 2006 11:24 am | by Ashley Birt and Kami Smith
On March 25, members of the Carnegie Mellon fraternities and sororities spent a day not studying, but rather singing and dancing at Greek Sing. Through the event, the Greek community raises money for a chosen charity; this year, it raised $12,000 for Doctors Without Borders.

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http://www.tcpulse.com/2006/03/31/ac/greeksing06/ (see article for photos)


Spring Sing brings spectacular performances
By Tim Mauer
Dawgnet Staff Writer
Monday, April 3, 2006, 11:13 EST

Last Saturday the annual event of Spring Sing was held at Clowes Memorial Hall. The show divides the housing units into groups who prepare songs (parodies) that match the theme for the year. This year’s theme was "Happy birthday, Butler."

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http://dawgnetnews.com/archive/060402/3603.html (see photos with article)

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Tuesday, March 21st, 2006
8:28 am - news from FSU

amzmtm
Sending out a belated congratulations to Beta Eta chapter of Alpha Chi Omega at Florida State University for winning Dance Marathon 2006 in February. Together with their partners, AXO raised $31,000 for Childrens Miracle Network and Shands Hospital in Gainesville, Florida!!!

Also a big congratulations to the FSU Dance Team the Golden Girls who took 5th place at the National Dance Championships last weekend in Orlando. Team member Molly Venters is an Alpha Chi!! You can see the broadcast of the event on ESPN2 in April - on Saturday April 9th at 6:30pm EDT and Saturday April 29th at 3pm EDT.

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Tuesday, February 28th, 2006
2:58 pm - more good news from Carnegie Mellon!

amzmtm
Congratulations to Anne DiGiovanni of Kappa Nu chapter! Anne is the first woman to be honored in the Carnegie Mellon Women's Leadership Series sponsored by Rho Lambda, an honor society.

see full article with photo here: http://thetartan.org/2006/2/27/news/digiovanni

Rho Lambda, a leadership and honor society for sorority women, will feature individuals in a new Women’s Leadership Series based on their contributions to campus life and their achievements as leaders and role models in the Carnegie Mellon and greater Pittsburgh communities. Anne DiGiovanni is the organization’s first honoree for the series.

During her eighth semester at Carnegie Mellon, Anne DiGiovanni is battling with an unfamiliar feeling; as a second semester senior, she suddenly has free time on her hands. “Being a second semester senior is awesome,” she said. “I have nothing to do.”

The concept of nothing to do is relative, of course. While DiGiovanni has finished her law school applications and has concluded her term as president of Alpha Chi Omega’s (previously Zeta Psi Sigma), she continues to hold the position of Greek Sing chair, take a full load of classes, serve in the Greek Task Force, work as a peer tutor with Academic Development, and intern with the Women and Girls Foundation of Southwest Pennsylvania.

Though enjoying this break from stress, she also admits that handing over many of her previous responsibilities has not been easy.

“This semester has been hard for me personally because I’m not in the driver’s seat anymore,” DiGiovanni said. In Alpha Chi Omega this transition has been particularly challenging. “Since I’m not president, I’m not in the loop anymore.”

Last semester Zeta Psi Sigma entered the process of transforming itself from a local sorority to a national organization, and in the past month decided on Alpha Chi Omega. As the president of her sorority and Panhellenic president the previous year, DiGiovanni was one of the ringleaders in the decision to become national. She was thus responsible for convincing her sisterhood that this new development would be a positive change rather than an unwanted renunciation of Zeta Psi Sigma’s own goals and values.

“A few of us decided we were going to lead this movement, and we didn’t know how everyone was going to take it,” she recalled. “But once we got it out there and knew that everyone was supportive, it became really exciting.”

DiGiovanni attributes most of her confidence as a leader on campus to her experience in Greek life. “I don’t think that’s what Greeks always get credit for, but it’s definitely what we are about,” she said.

As part of this semester’s Greek Task Force, DiGiovanni is working with leaders from other sororities and fraternities on campus to address current problems in the community and set goals for the future.

“We want to promote a social but a more responsible atmosphere,” DiGiovanni said. “In the end, we will need a culture change, that what we present to the public isn’t a party night on the quad or the attitude that all we are about is Booth, Buggy, and Greek Sing.”

As part of the risk management discussion in the Task Force, DiGiovanni hopes to bring up the at-times disconcerting relationship between men and women in the Greek community. “There are some blatant signs, including some fraternity rush posters, that show that women and men aren’t cooperating and respecting each other mutually.”

Overall, however, DiGiovanni feels that the Carnegie Mellon community is one in which female leadership can thrive.

“Women on this campus are strong leaders, and they hold their own,” she said.
She did not begin college as an active feminist, but has over the years become deeply immersed in women’s issues.

“I’ve done a 180 from religious and not liberal in any active way, to being completely liberal and a strong Democrat and a feminist. Part of it was personality change from not knowing who I was and being shy to being a woman and figuring out my identity.”
But it was an internship at the Women and Girls’ Foundation that has turned DiGiovanni into a vocal advocate of women’s issues.

This past fall she organized a press conference in relation to a protest called “Girlcott.” A group of local teens organized the protest against Abercrombie & Fitch and their line of T-shirts the girls perceived to be misogynistic. The boycott gained national attention, including coverage on CNN, and resulted in a removal of several of these shirts from the company’s line.

DiGiovanni encourages future women at Carnegie Mellon to get involved on campus early on in their academic careers. “Don’t sit around and waste your college years. Stand up for yourself and who you are, whatever that might be,” she said.
For next year, DiGiovanni’s plans include law school. Though she is not yet sure about the kind of law she wants to pursue, she sees women’s issues and political and social justice to be a good fit.

By exploring outward instead of turning inward, DiGiovanni is now finishing college with no regrets.

Editor’s Note: Anne DiGiovanni is a member of The Tartan copy staff.

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Monday, February 27th, 2006
8:59 pm - New AXO Student Government President!

amzmtm
Congratulations to Alpha Chi Omega Jamie Peper of Beta Sigma chapter who was just elected Student Government Association President at University of Georgia!!

http://www.redandblack.com/vnews/display.v/ART/2006/02/16/43f4059d2da9d?in_archive=1

Golden Ticket wins
Opposing party plans to contest SGA elections
By LAUREN MORGAN
Published , February 16, 2006, 06:00:01 AM EDT

The road to the Student Government Association office is paved gold.

Jamie Peper and Matt Suber of the Golden Ticket swept the presidential election with 56 percent of the vote.

“I think the election went very well,” Peper said. “It was ethical and professional. I’ve met fantastic people regardless of what happens.”

Suber said he was looking forward to a relaxing weekend after enduring the stressful weeks of campaigning.

“I’m going to the mountains of North Carolina for a ski retreat,” Suber said. “It’s not Disney World, but it’s exciting to step away from the whole process.”
Nearly all of the Golden Ticket was elected to SGA with 23 senators filling 32 of the seats.

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6:30 pm - Social Events?

total_eversion
Hey guys, my name is Becky and I am a member of the Theta Tau chapter here at Rutgers University. We currently have a new member class of 19 girls, which we are really excited about! I was just wondering if anyone had an ideas for official (aka legal) mixers. We are implementing a new policy this semester in which we only participate in mixers concerning third party vendors. In other words, events could be at our house or at the fraternity, but there would not be able to be any alcohol unless there was a catering service, or we would have to go somewhere where IDs would be checked. I would really really appreciate any imput anyone has, all we really have going right now is a possible ice cream social. Thanks guys, and congratulations to all of the your new member classes!!!

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