I must have combed myself like Rudolph Valentino. Norma Boyd becomes the first to serve 2 terms as Alpha Chapter Basileus. Bound by ties of love and sisterhood Before the maulings, there was that part where the neophytes were required to identify the Masigs by their complete names. Most of these nice Masigs were the national-democratic or Left activists, who shunned overly hurting neophytes. 1 A Guide to the AA Taylor Collection. Give use the tough-tough - the toughest and we'll out maneuver them Then, they gave each of us a comb and told us to use it so we would look good as we were being assaulted. Probably learned the game in minor and major seminary, from where he came going into UP. There's nothing like going through a life-threatening experience together to preserve a friendship. TMEA 2012 Phi Mu Alpha Step Sing - The Red and Black. He was arrested by Philippine intelligence agents in early 1976, and made a successful escape in the early 80's. and president, College Editors Guild of the Philippines (CEGP). 566 likes. Romeo "Ome" Candazo was one of the ardent Alpha Sigma "Pulajanes." We're them . To thee we’ll cling forever. Jesus Flor "Jess" or "FF" Fernandez. No matter what the differences are each remained consistent on one ideal: service (Ross, 2000). Joy died of lung cancer May 3, 2013. When the first session was over, I remember my upper arms and the backs of my thighs were bruised a deep purple. We underwent 3 of these sessions, with the third one being the harshest. His, article "Komitment" was required reading for Left activists. As sung by the Epsilon Chi chapter of Capital University for our lovely new sweetheart Madison. Give us the gi-gi the giant and our thumbs will powder them . Go! Because of Jess’ persuasive invitation, and because I already had a number of trusted friends in Alpha Sigma, I decided to join. Email contact@sae.net. The frat was founded on October 10, 1962. In my case, I would receive 56 paddles that night, compared to 20 apiece for the preceding sessions. However, my better judgment told me to go ahead. However, after I got into Alpha Sigma, I found out that FF also stood for “Fighting Fish,” or what 8 mm. Please get in touch with any comments or reactions to this site. And it did. You can have your cup of equity but we know one thing with certainty The three most repeated maxims were “Alay sa Sambayanan” (Offered For the People), "Truth, reason, and justice), and “In all fields of endeavor, the mark of excellence.” We would answer every instruction with a submissive and brisk “Yes master!” Who wouldn’t? I The "sadista" Masigs whose names I remember were Masig David Fernandez who was also nicknamed “racha,” which was a Tagalog colloquial for beat completely, and Mario “Mar” Padua, whose stare could kill any neophyte. Contact. The Masigs I remember doing this to me, kind souls all, were Jess Fernandez, Romeo “Ome” Candazo, and William “Billy” Begg. A few other Notable Alpha Songwriters and Composers: Powered by. Aims soaring upward until they reach the sky. We were blindfolded, but prior info had it that the Gauntlet consisted of the total number of Masigs in attendance standing in two parallel lines facing each other. Grace Before meat. Of thee we sing in chorus. No jogging or lifting weights for these guys. During these pre-finals sessions, there must have been 20 to 30 Masigs present. On our 2nd arrest, when we were both blindfolded and handcuffed in Camp Crame while awaiting interrogation, he jokingly whispered to my ear --- "Brod huli nanaman tayo" (Brod, we've been arrested again). Another UP Alpha Sigma hero/brod was Jose "Pepe" Luneta. Batch 83-A Atty Roel Jimenes Pulido, UP Prof Ramil Arca Mendoza, Sultan Cairoden Mangarum Pacasum of Lanao and my sponsor Joselito "Dong" Herrera of Cebu City (Best asshole Debater of UP Diliman in his Freshman year), Senior Brods Enrico Leyva "Kilay" Espanol and idol Emmanuel Kendi "Monyo-monyo" Lopez pretty-boys of Alpha Sigma look-alike ko daw sila -Nel Mandela, At ang Soyti Batch 83-A si Baguio Boy pro di marunong mag-ilocano 6 footer.. Cong Francisco "Kit" Belmonte. ALPHA SIGMA CLSU CHAPTER. -- Beto Reyes. After all, martial law was not even 1 and ½ years old at that time. Alpha Sigma accompagne, conseille et forme les entreprises et les salariés. Frat lore has it that the, founding brods had the legendary Alpha Sigma  bulletin board bearing the seal.   (Photo from UP Alpha Sigma Facebook). La Gestion et la Prévention des Risques Psycho-Sociaux. His booming voice could project "Marcos Hitler Diktador Tuta" around a 100 meter radius. They were Jesus “Jess” F. Fernandez and Roli G. Probably it helped that they knew I already had activist leanings,  because I felt that they were singling me out for soft treatment and words of encouragement midst my agony. (Photo from  The Revolution for Filipinism by Bishop Nilo Tayag). .... Alpha Psi, Sigma Gamma Rho and Zeta Phi Beta) meet in simultaneous conventions. But they made some of the, more glorious chapters in Masig history. Bound by ties of love and sisterhood My heart broke. ALL SING Sorority Hymn. They were conducted outside the campus, and always at the residence of a frat member. 1 A Guide to the AA Taylor Collection. Senior Brods in our time incumbent LC's Brod Robert "Bot" Roy and Brod LUIS HORA DADO respectively, Senior LC Rey Roy and LC Ruben "Benrubs" Edejer. He and his girlfriend at that time Marife Fetalino coached me on the rudiments of activism. Dying In My Dreams by Alpha Sigma published on 2020-12-17T20:14:23Z. At the BB, the Masigs told us to do menial things, like massaging their backs and feet, and buying them things like food, cigarettes, and bluebooks. Music by Zenobia Laws Bailey. Go! It was somewhat dark, so they did not notice the extensive eggplant-colored bruises on my arms, at least until we got home. Jess was known for his earthy and infectious sense of humor. Ubag is Alpha Sigma's contribution to romantic primitivism. Regards Batch 83-A (Alpha Batch ). 2:06. ET Thy beacon bright shines clear before us. Joy de los Reyes was Alpha Sigma's resident theoretician, philosopher, and slogan shouter. For the many blessings Health and strength and food sisterhood and friendship take our gratitude. While blindfolded, I remember hearing someone blurting out: “Assume!” After this command, I was made to bend over and spread my legs a little. Again we pledge our vows to be, The highest as inspired by thee, We bow our hearts in humble awe to thee, Our own sorority. To Alpha Sigma Alpha dear, We sing to thee this hymn sincere, We pledge our loyalty to strive always, To seek, aspire, attain. It was once said, “To serve is to lead”. belonged to the second batch of Alpha Sigma recruits that year, so our batch Again we pledge our vows to be, The highest as inspired by thee, We bow our hearts in humble awe to thee, Our own sorority. they became very close friends. Otherwise, I thought, we pitiable “amuyongs” would have passed out from the agonizing pain. Alpha Sigma Batch 74-B, was now ready to attack the Gauntlet. This helped a lot. May Alpha Sigma Tau represent the sentiment of our hearts and the practices of our lives. In between the paddle sets, each of us were surrounded by 4 to 5 Masigs, who took turns punching us repetitively on the upper arms, and giving us knee blows on our buttocks, and behind our thighs. I WENT TO THE RIVER I went to the river and started to drown I thought about a Sigma and I couldn't go down so I ripped the "S" off of superman's chest and put it on a SIGMA cuz he's the best I said Go! In 1969, he was arrested by government agents somewhere in the Southern Tagalog region. Sigma Alpha Epsilon 1856 Sheridan Road Evanston, IL 60201-3837. I attended the mass at the UP Catholic chapel and the funeral at the Loyola Memorial Park. I had an inkling that it was tough and hesitated momentarily. Vous trouverez une sélection complète d’affiches, plaques gravées, enseignes, pancartes, bannières et autres produits pour assurer une signalisation et une signalétique sécuritaire sur les lieux de travail et résidentiels et ce directement du fabricant. I played basketball against him once --- he was a very quick point guard who ran circles around me. The customary position while identifying the members was to have your left arm bent at a right angle pointing upwards, while your stretched right arm  with palm exposed pointed to the Masig you were identifying. 2.2K SharesShare2.2KTweet (Photo by Bantayog ng mga Bayani Foundation). Read/Download File Report Abuse. Sigmas Gamma Rho. Memoirs of an Anti-Martial Law Activist in the Philippines, LONG LIVE Alpha Sigma Fraternity!!! Give us the gi-gi the giant and our thumbs will powder them At both sides of the BB were either empty polished spaces or shelves --- here memories fade. They were conveniently assembled in a standing semi-circle. I prepared myself for the incoming blow, but I had no idea how hard the paddle would hit. The bulletin board itself was a sight to behold. Phone (847) 475 – 1856 Founders' Day Presentation 2017 | Theta Sigma Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. - YouTube Contact. Mistakes, which often where made when it came to the middle names, were penalized with either extra beatings, or an extra paddle or two. ET Host: Cassidy Nulty, Alpha Psi 2016/Northern Iowa, National Vice President. He had a brother, named Crispin, who, as a 1st lieutenant in the Philippine Army, raided the Philippine Military Academy armory, on March 29, 1971, along with another lieutenant, Victor Corpuz.   During off-class hours, he told me the history and orientation of the fraternity, in an obvious pitch to make me join. We are committed to cultivating an inclusive environment where all members feel a sense of belonging. Lemuel L. Pleyto RN - Administrator Give us the gi-gi the giant and our thumbs will powder them . At the bottom of the page the Masig usually wrote a dedication, or some words of encouragement. Give use the tough-tough - the toughest and we'll out maneuver them. The seal of the UP Alpha Sigma Fraternity. Founded in 1901 at Longwood University, VA, the Sorority has more than 175 chapters & associations. I remember Ayet Agpi, Nani Andrade, Rudy Arias, Rene Bautista, Jun Palmiano, Before we were lined up to go through the Gauntlet, the Masigs massaged into our hair the most generous amount of Tancho Tique hair pomade I had experienced in my life. ALPHA SIGMA HYMN. Nous développons, avec une approche systémique et pluridisciplinaire des individus et des organisations, une offre de services sur mesure autour de trois cœurs de métier : La Performance de la Gestion des Ressources Humaines . I bit my lip after every wallop landed. The adrenaline was flowing, and our spirits were high. The Masigs, to my mind, were obviously under instructions by the Alpha Sigma officers to avoid a repeat of that tragedy. Alpha Sigma Alpha (ΑΣΑ) is a United States National Panhellenic sorority founded on November 15, 1901, at the Virginia State Female Normal School (later known as Longwood College and now known as Longwood University) in Farmville, Virginia. Playing next. In the early days, Alpha Sigma admission had a general weighted average requirement of 1.75 (Photo from Alpha Sigma Facebook), The Alpha Sigma tambayan was a well-known place in CAS. Founders' Day Presentation 2017 | Theta Sigma Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. - YouTube In about 20 seconds or less, it was all over. The fraternity was founded, on October 10, 1962. Read about Fraternity Hymn by Alpha Sigma Tau Sorority and see the artwork, lyrics and similar artists. He did so at Loyola Memorial Park during Tony Tagamolila's funeral in 1974, when he noticed so many government agents around. 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