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Phi Kappa Sigma Fraternity House (Denver, Colo.)



Address: 2440 E. Asbury Ave.


Awarded for winning float in the Homecoming Parade November 1955 "There's Method to Our Madness".


Won the over-all travelling trophy at May Days 1957.


The fraternity earns permanent possession of the travelling trophy (during homecoming) as they have won it three years in a row consecutively (1957).


Correnction made in October 25, 1957 edition of the Denver Clarion - The October 22, 1957 issue of the Denver Clarion stated that hte fraternity had won permanent possession of the Homecoming Trophy. This was incorrect - the fraternity has only won two years. The trophy will continue to be a travelling trophy.

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

The Denver Clarion, vol. 32, issue 15, 1955 November 15

Identifier: clarion_v032i15_19551115
Abstract Homecoming revisited. The Chancellor and Queen Fran – Queen Fran De Young was named queen and coronated by Chancellor Alter. Chloe! Where’s Chloe? – Herb Hoard peeks out of the HRM Victor television looking for Chloe in the production of “Suspense” at the Greek Talent Show. Goodbye, Cruel World – The DU football player flushed the Utah Aggie down the toilet, as the judges awarded Lambda Chi Alpha first place for their house decoration. There’s Method to Our Madness – The Phi Kappa Sigma’s...
Dates: 1955 November 15

The Denver Clarion, vol. 33, issue 50, 1957 May 7

Identifier: clarion_v033i50_19570507

DU Leadership Confab in Estes Set for May 24-25. Phi Kaps Cop Honors as May Days Closes. May Day Champs. Faculty to Hold Firesides. Asian-American Club to Sponsor Japanese Exhibit. Elections Delayed for Referendum Approval. Bizad Alums Celebrate Anniversary Next Week. Delta Gamma Winners in the Sorority Division of the May Fair.

Dates: 1957 May 7

The Denver Clarion, vol. 34, issue 10, 1957 October 22

Identifier: clarion_v034i10_19571022

Spirit Soars in Upset Win. Polling Begins Tomorrow to Fill Office Vacancies. Centennial Plans Initiated at DU Dinner Meeting. Phi Kaps Earn Permanent Trophy Possession. Foundation Lecture Series Opens with CIT Scientist. Applications for Graduation. Socialist Student Gives Defense of Purpose.

Dates: 1957 October 22

The Denver Clarion, vol. 34, issue 11, 1957 October 25

Identifier: clarion_v034i11_19571025

Enrollment Tabulations Announced. Football Team Send-Off Set Today – Rally Caravan to Honor Team Before BYU Tilt. Homecoming Correction regarding Phi Kappa Sigma and Travelling Trophy. Cohen Wins Senate Seat; Rodgers Leads Freshmen. State Hosts National IFC Conference at Broadmoor. Fulbright Applications.

Dates: 1957 October 25

The Denver Clarion, vol. 35, issue 10, 1958 October 21

Identifier: clarion_v035i10_19581021

DU Beats Utah In Final Minute of Game. Phi Kap “Tar and Feathers” Muffle Tom Dooley Hanging. Young Socialist’s National Editor Grants Interview. Rules for Posters, Signs Announced for Frosh and Engineering Campaigns. Pi Phis Grab Trophies During Sigma Chi Rodeo. Social Science Institute to Host African Confab. “Who’s Who” Bids Open. Student Y Volunteers Paint, Varnish, Transforms Speech Clinic Into Lounge.

Dates: 1958 October 21

The Denver Clarion, vol. 35, issue 50, 1959 May 5

Identifier: clarion_v035i50_19590505

Phi Kaps Take Third Straight May Trophy. Dean Knudson to Step Down After 30 Years. Senior Honoraries Tap 16, 11; Serafin Feted. All University Officers to be Elected Friday. Aid Applications Open.

Dates: 1959 May 5

The Denver Clarion, vol. 36, issue 18, 1959 November 17

Identifier: clarion_v036i18_19591117

University Hikes Tuition, Housing Fees; Rates to Be Effective Next Fall Quarter – First Increase in Four Years Necessary to Raise Salaries, Meet Higher Operating Cost. Phi Kappa Sigma Takes 1959 Over-all Trophy; Gamma Phi and Beta Win Runners-up Titles.

Dates: 1959 November 17

The Denver Clarion, vol. 37, issue 53, 1961 May 9

Identifier: clarion_v037i53_19610509

Re-Elections Today – UP Students Will Vote for Six Senators. Gamma Phi Beta – Phi Kappa Sigma Win Overall May Days Trophy. Chapel Services Schedule Student Choral Readings. Phi Delta Kappa Presents Moore Key for Research. DU Speech Team Vies for Honors in Annual Contest.

Dates: 1961 May 9

The Denver Clarion, vol. 68, issue 56, 1964 May 19

Identifier: clarion_v068i56_19640519

Students Can Voice Choice on Next Year’s Entertainers. Student Senate Chooses New BOPUB Members, Conference Leaders. President Miller Emphasizes “Well-Rounded Individual”. Neri, Schmidt, Kappa Sigs, Phi Sigs Capture Awards at Annual IFC Dinner. Scholarship Prize in Speech Contest. Insurance Coverage for Summer Now Available. Administration Pushing for UPC BOG Abolition. Middle East Authority to Lecture today at 10.

Dates: 1964 May 19

The Denver Clarion, vol. 72, issue 56, 1968 May 22

Identifier: clarion_v072i56_19680522

Trustees make decision on sit-in. History of sit-in, dismissal controversy examined. Opinion on DU sit-in and expulsion varied. Coed killed, former Phi Kap prexy hurt in Friday evening auto accident.

Dates: 1968 May 22

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