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Greek letter societies

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Use for: College fraternities ; College sororities ; Fraternities and sororities

Found in 295 Collections and/or Records:

The Denver Clarion, vol. 31, issue 4, 1954 October 15

Identifier: clarion_v031i04_19541015
Abstract The brains behind Homecoming – Jan Evans (Queen Chairman), Tom Bottone (Homecoming Chairman) and Nancy Corpening (Homecoming Secretary). Sigma Chi to brand freshman cowgirls at the annual Sigma Chi Rodeo, one of the largest Greek events of the year, held on October 16, 1954, at Observatory Park. Homecoming Queens to apply immediately to be considered for candidacy must do so by October 19, 1954. Nominees for class offices announced. Sophomore pictures due by October 30, 1954 for the K Book....
Dates: 1954 October 15

The Denver Clarion, vol. 31, issue 5, 1954 October 22

Identifier: clarion_v031i05_19541022
Abstract Queen Parade begins fete of Homecoming Festival on October 24, 1954. DU welcomes high school students from Denver and the surrounding areas who are attending the University of Denver Open House. Candidates talk on Tuesday October 26, 194, the day before election on October 27, 1954. Tom Bottone (member of Sigma Chi and the Homecoming Chair), announces Pi Phi’s Pat Phillips as the Sigma Chi Rodeo Queen. The Denver University Pioneer Cheerleaders possess the Denver and Rio Grande Victory Bell,...
Dates: 1954 October 22

The Denver Clarion, vol. 31, issue 21, 1955 March 11

Identifier: clarion_v031i21_19550311

Marilyn Allen rules over IFC weekend festivities – Miss Allen was chosen as queen to reign over the 1955 inter-fraternity council’s annual “Greek Week” program. Palmer Hoyt, publisher of the Denver Post is the fourth speaker in a series of five on the Effects of Mass Communication on World Affairs. DU Ski Squad takes NCAA Championship again – this is the second consecutive NCAA crown for the Pioneers headed by Willie Shaeffler.

Dates: 1955 March 11

The Denver Clarion, vol. 31, issue 22, 1955 April 1

Identifier: clarion_v031i22_19550401

Clarion, K-Book Editors for 1955-1956, applications due April 11, 1955. Marquis Childs, columnist, to speak on Monday, April 4, 1955. Arnold Air Society Members to campaign in Washington, D.C. May Days Queen Applications due April 1, 1955, with judging occurring on April 3, 1955. Dorm assistants wanted. Fraternity Row. DU Drama Professor, Kathryn Kayser was given the McInerny Scholarship.

Dates: 1955 April 1

The Denver Clarion, vol. 32, issue 7, 1955 October 18

Identifier: clarion_v032i07_19551018

Homecoming Committee Incorporated. Tryouts for Greek Talent Show, Family Night Tickets are Available. Student Senate Meeting on October 18, 1955. Independent students to Organize on campus. Faculty discusses DU enrollment. Bookstore change is important decision. Student directory out Fall Quarter. Four Wheels or Bust. All students nominated for class officers must pick up a certification blank. All Freshmen meeting on October 18, 1955.

Dates: 1955 October 18

The Denver Clarion, vol. 32, issue 9, 1955 October 25

Identifier: clarion_v032i09_19551025

Class Elections begin Friday, October 28, 1955 – Class candidates begin campaigns. Paul Whittlesey of Sigma Chi presents the Beanie Queen Trophy to Carolyn Alkire of Gamma Phi Beta, at the Sigma Chi Rodeo. Delta Gamma Sorority wins Sigma Chi Rodeo. Watch for the bald iggle. Van Dijk to visit campus on October 27, 1955. Sixty-five guys to grow beards. Men’s inter-dormitory council elects new officers to serve during the 1955-1956 school year.

Dates: 1955 October 25

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. 32, issue 27, 1956 January 31

Identifier: clarion_v032i27_19560131
Abstract Ugly Boy Finalists Picked (Larry Ross, Jimmy Bowen, Lavern Beggs, John Cocagne and Dick Berry) – Winner “Buys” Election Votes. Nine Chosen – Candidates Vie for Book Royalty. Pete Novick elected Senior Prexy. Help wanted at Student Union. “Y” Announces Week’s Plans. AWS Council Meets to Revise Constitution. Edward Dunklee, UN Prexy, Speaks to International Relations Club. Bryan Lopp to Speak on February 1, 1956. Paradise’s Royal Pair – Marlys Nelson and Gene Diedrich were elected the “last...
Dates: 1956 January 31

The Denver Clarion, vol. 32, issue 30, 1956 February 10

Identifier: clarion_v032i30_19560210

DU Engineers Crown Queen on February 18, 1956 (Finalists are Lynn Allred, Mary Ann Thulin and Janice Willimont). Ohio Oil Company Gives Unrestricted Donation. Pan American Club of Denver Sponsors Mexican Cellist (Guillermo Helguera) on February 14, 1956. Choir Presents Final Concert of Winter Tour on February 12, 1956, in Union. Greek Show Auditions. Graduates Conduct Speech Conference. Greek Holidays Committee Plans.

Dates: 1956 February 10

The Denver Clarion, vol. 32, issue 31, 1956 February 14

Identifier: clarion_v032i31_19560214

Legislature Revises Law – Hotel is Assured Liquor license. Donald E. Hyndman - Alum to Address Engineer Students. Dr. Levette J. Davidson to give Book Review on Friday, February 17, 1956. Agency Needs Career Men. Greek Show. DU Students Winners in Speech Conference. AWS Nominations. Mexican Cellist Here, February 15, 1956. Heart and Flowers… A Valentine Bonus (two Clarion Cuties pictured – Carol McClung and Virginia Hickman).

Dates: 1956 February 14