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    Consequently, professional researchers and graduate students are aware of this and are using different statistical approaches to validate their findings as well as to avoid the impact of variability on their scientific research quality. Definition of Cohen’s Kappa measure: There are several methods for calculating the probability of agreement between either fixed or random number of appraisers. In addition, the most commonly used methods for assessing agreement are...

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    American Scholar Commencement speeches are customarily routine, pedantic, platitude filled, mildly inspiring lectures.  This description, however, was never applied to Ralph Waldo Emerson's oration, "The American Scholar," delivered to the Phi Beta Kappa Society at Harvard in 1837.  Oliver Wendell Holmes called this speech America's "Intellectual Declaration of Independence."  In addition to being a call for literary independence from Europe and past traditions, the speech was a blueprint for how humans

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    rush is greater than any pot or coke. Unfortunately, this cannot happen when a skater is denied access to their sanctuaries, there favorite spot. A good example is given by Johnston foster- "Last summer, me and some friends were skating at Phi Beta Kappa Hall, the theater at the College of William and Mary. I pulled a phat 360 kickflip down the three steps out front. The session was hot, we were all on (landing most attempted tricks) and it wasn't too hot out side. We all sat down to rest and then

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    Burrhus Frederic Skinner

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    attended Hamilton College in New York State (R. W. Kentridge). “He didn’t fit in very well, not enjoying the fraternity parties or the football games. He wrote for school paper, including articles critical of the school, the faculty, and even Phi Beta Kappa! To top it off, he was an atheist – in a school that required daily chapel attendance” (Boeree). He continued to read widely and to pursue interests in literature and biology. He began to write a lot of fiction and poetry, and became known as an aspiring

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    Public vs. Private Education

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    to be persuaded that public schools are a public failure -- that they are turning out not just poorly educated students but bad or indifferent citizens. However statistics show that Americans have confidence in public education. In 1997 Phi Delta Kappa/Gallup Poll of the Public's Attitudes Toward the Public Schools was the first in which an effort was made to determine whether the public wants to place its confidence in the public schools or to start looking for an alternative system. In that poll

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    sororities are corrupt is not credible. Wright’s assumption that sororities are corrupt because of alcohol consumption is flawed since he fails to look at college students as a whole. Wright ends his article with a glimpse of Reggaefest hosted by Sigma Kappa which is considering “the last big blowout of the year before exams and the farewell of another graduating class” (557). In displaying the intoxicating students at the party, Wright entices the reader to look down on the chaotic drinking, but he fails

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    spent part of his childhood in California, but moved back to Nashville and attented Hume Fogg High School from 1927 to 1931 where he excelled in tennis, drama, and journalism.  He then attended Vanderbilt University in 1932 and graduated Phi Beta Kappa in 1935.  His first published poems appeared in 1934 in an issue of The American Review.  Jarrell the proceded to teach at many colleges including Princeton and The University of Texas where he met his future wife Mackie Langham.  His first book

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    On the October of 1996, members of the Kappa Alpha Fraternity at Texas University traveled to a ranch north of their school to commence the annual initiation of their new pledges. Jonathan Culpepper a leader of their university clan poured a can of beer on John Warren a freshman pledge, and ordered him to do push ups while Culpepper sat on his back. He then pulled up viciously on his underwear, this eventuating two days later in one of his testicles being removed. This story is only one of many documented

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    Fraternities

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    According to Irving Klepper, the first fraternity (Phi Beta Kappa) was founded for "social and literary purposes" at the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia on December 5th 1776. After half a century of existence, it became and has since remained a scholarship honor society. Throughout the nineteenth century, many new fraternities were founded, but none of these were permanent. Then, in 1825, the Kappa Alpha Fraternity (now Kappa Alpha Society) was born at Union College. Two years later

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    The Evils of Fraternities and Sororities

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    Gary D. Malaney, associate professor of education and director of student affairs at the University of Massachusetts, “58.6% [of 413 students surveyed] reported having at least a few friends who belong to the Greek Area” (Malaney 2). However, the Kappa Sigma fraternity at the University of Miami in February 2004 was found at fault for the death of Chad Meredith for “attempting a drunken early-morning swim across Lake Osceola during a hurricane as part of a fraternity-initiation stunt” (Sileo 1).

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