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<br /> to<br /> t h e<br /> BETTER<br /> 175TH ANNIVERSARY<br /> e d i t i o n o f<br /> the MAN<br /> The Manual of<br /> Alpha Sigma Phi<br /> Fraternity<br /> Alpha Sigma Phi Hazing Hotline: 1-888-NOT-HAZE<br /> There is No National Test Required for Membership.<br /> COPYRIGHT 2019<br /> Alpha Sigma Phi Fraternity<br /> The 175th Anniversary Edition<br /> Ralph F. Burns<br /> Alpha Sigma Phi Headquarters<br /> Alpha Sigma Phi Fraternity<br /> Alpha Sigma Phi Foundation<br /> 710 Adams Street<br /> Carmel, IN 46032-7541<br /> phone: 317.843.1911<br /> alphasigmaphi.org<br /> tbtm@alphasigmaphi.org<br /> DIGITALLY PUBLISHED BY<br /> J.A.M. Graphics, Inc.,<br /> Indianapolis, IN<br /> CONTENT BY<br /> Adam Stahon, Westminster ’11<br /> Assistant Dire<a title="tbtm Manual 2020 page 1" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/5745e22d?page=1"> to </a> <a title="tbtm Manual 2020 page 2" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/5745e22d?page=2"> Alpha Sigma Phi Hazing Hotline: 1-888-NOT</a> <a title="tbtm Manual 2020 page 3" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/5745e22d?page=3"> to BETTER the MAN. The Manual of Alpha Sigma Phi </a> <a title="tbtm Manual 2020 page 4" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/5745e22d?page=4"> PREFACE This 175th Anniversary Edition of To Bett</a> <a title="tbtm Manual 2020 page 5" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/5745e22d?page=5"> I 4 5 6 6 7 8 9 </a> <a title="tbtm Manual 2020 page 6" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/5745e22d?page=6"> WHAT IS ALPHA SIGMA PHI? I R E T P A H C</a> <a title="tbtm Manual 2020 page 7" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/5745e22d?page=7"> ALPHA SIGMA PHI TODAY </a> <a title="tbtm Manual 2020 page 8" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/5745e22d?page=8"> A PROUD FRATERNITY, BORN OF DREAMS OUR VALUES RE</a> <a title="tbtm Manual 2020 page 9" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/5745e22d?page=9"> OUR VALUES EXPLAINED S I L E N C E He has the st</a> <a title="tbtm Manual 2020 page 10" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/5745e22d?page=10"> OUR PURPOSE REPRESENTS W H AT W E S TA N D F O R </a> <a title="tbtm Manual 2020 page 11" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/5745e22d?page=11"> THE ROLE OF CHARACTER & INDIVIDUAL RESPONSIBILITY</a> <a title="tbtm Manual 2020 page 12" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/5745e22d?page=12"> THE ROLE OF CHARACTER & INDIVIDUAL RESPONSIBILITY</a> <a title="tbtm Manual 2020 page 13" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/5745e22d?page=13"> YOU ARE CALLED TO BE A BROTHER | C O N T I N U E </a> <a title="tbtm Manual 2020 page 14" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/5745e22d?page=14"> THE ROLE OF RITUAL Executive Secretary Emeritus </a> <a title="tbtm Manual 2020 page 15" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/5745e22d?page=15"> THE ROLE OF RITUAL | C O N T I N U E D . . . The</a> <a title="tbtm Manual 2020 page 16" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/5745e22d?page=16"> YOU ARE CALLED TO BE A GENTLEMAN There is anothe</a> <a title="tbtm Manual 2020 page 17" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/5745e22d?page=17"> T h e E t a X i C </a> <a title="tbtm Manual 2020 page 18" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/5745e22d?page=18"> FRATERNITY GOVERNANCE R E T P A H C II</a> <a title="tbtm Manual 2020 page 19" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/5745e22d?page=19"> I N T E R N AT I O N A L F R AT E R N I T Y ORGAN</a> <a title="tbtm Manual 2020 page 20" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/5745e22d?page=20"> T H E O R G A N I Z AT I O N | C O N T I N U E D </a> <a title="tbtm Manual 2020 page 21" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/5745e22d?page=21"> T H E O R G A N I Z AT I O N | C O N T I N U E D </a> <a title="tbtm Manual 2020 page 22" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/5745e22d?page=22"> T H E O R G A N I Z AT I O N | C O N T I N U E D </a> <a title="tbtm Manual 2020 page 23" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/5745e22d?page=23"> T H E O R G A N I Z AT I O N | C O N T I N U E D </a> <a title="tbtm Manual 2020 page 24" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/5745e22d?page=24"> T H E O R G A N I Z AT I O N | C O N T I N U E D </a> <a title="tbtm Manual 2020 page 25" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/5745e22d?page=25"> G r a n d S e n i o r P r e s i d e n t , Jeff Ho</a> <a title="tbtm Manual 2020 page 26" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/5745e22d?page=26"> T H E O R G A N I Z AT I O N | C O N T I N U E D </a> <a title="tbtm Manual 2020 page 27" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/5745e22d?page=27"> Brother Bryan Proctor, Grand Valley ’96, represen</a> <a title="tbtm Manual 2020 page 28" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/5745e22d?page=28"> ALPHA SIGMA PHI F O U N D AT I O N | C O N T I N </a> <a title="tbtm Manual 2020 page 29" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/5745e22d?page=29"> ALPHA SIGMA PHI FOUNDATION | C O N T I N U E D . </a> <a title="tbtm Manual 2020 page 30" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/5745e22d?page=30"> ALPHA SIGMA PHI FOUNDATION | C O N T I N U E D . </a> <a title="tbtm Manual 2020 page 31" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/5745e22d?page=31"> The Zeta Psi Chapter House at Auburn University </a> <a title="tbtm Manual 2020 page 32" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/5745e22d?page=32"> OUR STORIED HISTORY R E T P A H C III</a> <a title="tbtm Manual 2020 page 33" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/5745e22d?page=33"> A newspaper published at Yale </a> <a title="tbtm Manual 2020 page 34" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/5745e22d?page=34"> THE FOUNDING OF ALPHA SIGMA PHI Louis Manigault,</a> <a title="tbtm Manual 2020 page 35" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/5745e22d?page=35"> AN INTENSE RIVALRY BEGINS The new Alpha Sigma Ph</a> <a title="tbtm Manual 2020 page 36" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/5745e22d?page=36"> ALPHA SIGMA PHI BEYOND YALE Alpha Sigma Phi was </a> <a title="tbtm Manual 2020 page 37" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/5745e22d?page=37"> A FRATERNITY IN THE SHADOWS - DELTA BETA XI In 1</a> <a title="tbtm Manual 2020 page 38" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/5745e22d?page=38"> DELTA CHAPTER CARRIES THE BANNER With the disban</a> <a title="tbtm Manual 2020 page 39" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/5745e22d?page=39"> 36</a> <a title="tbtm Manual 2020 page 40" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/5745e22d?page=40"> DELTA’S LOST CHARTER For some years, the charter</a> <a title="tbtm Manual 2020 page 41" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/5745e22d?page=41"> D E LTA N E A R LY FA L L S | C O N T I N U E D .</a> <a title="tbtm Manual 2020 page 42" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/5745e22d?page=42"> THE SECOND FOUNDING In 1906, the Masonic Club wa</a> <a title="tbtm Manual 2020 page 43" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/5745e22d?page=43"> The Second Founding display, Alpha Sigma Phi Head</a> <a title="tbtm Manual 2020 page 44" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/5745e22d?page=44"> ALPHA ACQUIRES THE TOMB As news of the reactivat</a> <a title="tbtm Manual 2020 page 45" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/5745e22d?page=45"> R E N A I S S A N C E O F T H E O L D G A L | C O</a> <a title="tbtm Manual 2020 page 46" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/5745e22d?page=46"> THE OLD GAL GROWS Wayne Musgrave recognized that</a> <a title="tbtm Manual 2020 page 47" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/5745e22d?page=47"> E A R LY C H A L L E N G E S I N THE 20TH CENTURY</a> <a title="tbtm Manual 2020 page 48" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/5745e22d?page=48"> THE GREAT DEPRESSION Alumni rode the crest of un</a> <a title="tbtm Manual 2020 page 49" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/5745e22d?page=49"> Ralph F. Burns, Ohio Wesleyan ’32, Omega ’93, spe</a> <a title="tbtm Manual 2020 page 50" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/5745e22d?page=50"> LIKE A PHOENIX RISING F R O M T H E A S H E S | C</a> <a title="tbtm Manual 2020 page 51" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/5745e22d?page=51"> MERGER WITH PHI PI PHI FRATERNITY Phi Pi Phi Fra</a> <a title="tbtm Manual 2020 page 52" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/5745e22d?page=52"> WORLD WAR II AND CONSOLIDATION WITH ALPHA KAPPA P</a> <a title="tbtm Manual 2020 page 53" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/5745e22d?page=53"> WORLD WAR II AND CONSOLIDATING W I T H A L P H A </a> <a title="tbtm Manual 2020 page 54" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/5745e22d?page=54"> MERGER WITH ALPHA GAMMA UPSILON Four students fo</a> <a title="tbtm Manual 2020 page 55" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/5745e22d?page=55"> ALPHA SIGMA PHI - THE SECOND CENTURY Due to fede</a> <a title="tbtm Manual 2020 page 56" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/5745e22d?page=56"> THE FRATERNITY REACHES A M I L E S T O N E | C O </a> <a title="tbtm Manual 2020 page 57" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/5745e22d?page=57"> IN THEIR OWN WORDS - LAYING THE FOUNDATION FOR TH</a> <a title="tbtm Manual 2020 page 58" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/5745e22d?page=58"> IN THEIR OWN WORDS - LAYING THE FOUNDATION F O R </a> <a title="tbtm Manual 2020 page 59" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/5745e22d?page=59"> IN THEIR OWN WORDS - LAYING THE FOUNDATION F O R </a> <a title="tbtm Manual 2020 page 60" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/5745e22d?page=60"> T H E 1 9 8 0 s - CHALLENGES TO GROW C O N T I N </a> <a title="tbtm Manual 2020 page 61" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/5745e22d?page=61"> Ralph Burns’ widow, Joanna, embraces Ralph’s stat</a> <a title="tbtm Manual 2020 page 62" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/5745e22d?page=62"> T H E F R AT E R N I T Y E N T E R S A N E W M I </a> <a title="tbtm Manual 2020 page 63" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/5745e22d?page=63"> In 1998, at the 45th Grand Chapter, undergraduate</a> <a title="tbtm Manual 2020 page 64" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/5745e22d?page=64"> T H E 2 0 2 0 S T R AT E G I C P L A N Building </a> <a title="tbtm Manual 2020 page 65" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/5745e22d?page=65"> The Eta Sigma Chapter at Kent State University. </a> <a title="tbtm Manual 2020 page 66" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/5745e22d?page=66"> LIFELONG COMMITMENT & RECOGNITION R E T P A H C </a> <a title="tbtm Manual 2020 page 67" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/5745e22d?page=67"> Alumni mingle at the Alumni Reception at Elevate </a> <a title="tbtm Manual 2020 page 68" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/5745e22d?page=68"> GIVING BACK TO THE OLD GAL You will gain so much</a> <a title="tbtm Manual 2020 page 69" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/5745e22d?page=69"> GIVING BACK TO THE OLD GAL | C O N T I N U E D . </a> <a title="tbtm Manual 2020 page 70" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/5745e22d?page=70"> GIVING BACK TO THE OLD GAL | C O N T I N U E D . </a> <a title="tbtm Manual 2020 page 71" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/5745e22d?page=71"> FRATERNITY AWARDS & RECOGNITION Alpha Sigma Phi </a> <a title="tbtm Manual 2020 page 72" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/5745e22d?page=72"> FRATERNITY AWARDS & RECOGNITION | C O N T I N U E</a> <a title="tbtm Manual 2020 page 73" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/5745e22d?page=73"> FRATERNITY AWARDS & RECOGNITION | C O N T I N U E</a> <a title="tbtm Manual 2020 page 74" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/5745e22d?page=74"> FRATERNITY AWARDS & RECOGNITION | C O N T I N U E</a> <a title="tbtm Manual 2020 page 75" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/5745e22d?page=75"> FRATERNITY AWARDS & RECOGNITION | C O N T I N U E</a> <a title="tbtm Manual 2020 page 76" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/5745e22d?page=76"> UNDERGRAD RESOURCES R E T P A H C V</a> <a title="tbtm Manual 2020 page 77" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/5745e22d?page=77"> The Black Lantern Processional CODE OF CONDUCT T</a> <a title="tbtm Manual 2020 page 78" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/5745e22d?page=78"> T H E A M N E S T Y P O L I C Y The Amnesty Polic</a> <a title="tbtm Manual 2020 page 79" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/5745e22d?page=79"> H E A LT H & S A F E T Y G U I D E L I N E S | C </a> <a title="tbtm Manual 2020 page 80" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/5745e22d?page=80"> H E A LT H & S A F E T Y G U I D E L I N E S | C </a> <a title="tbtm Manual 2020 page 81" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/5745e22d?page=81"> H E A LT H & S A F E T Y G U I D E L I N E S | C </a> <a title="tbtm Manual 2020 page 82" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/5745e22d?page=82"> SOCIAL MEDIA ETIQUETTE Whether it be Facebook, S</a> <a title="tbtm Manual 2020 page 83" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/5745e22d?page=83"> S O C I A L M E D I A E D I Q U E T T E | C O N T</a> <a title="tbtm Manual 2020 page 84" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/5745e22d?page=84"> ALPHA SIGMA PHI P O S I T I O N S TAT E M E N T S</a> <a title="tbtm Manual 2020 page 85" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/5745e22d?page=85"> A L P H A S I G M A P H I P O S I T I O N S TAT E</a> <a title="tbtm Manual 2020 page 86" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/5745e22d?page=86"> A L P H A S I G M A P H I P O S I T I O N S TAT E</a> <a title="tbtm Manual 2020 page 87" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/5745e22d?page=87"> WAYS T H E There a directio and ma 1. Ma Bo cha </a> <a title="tbtm Manual 2020 page 88" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/5745e22d?page=88"> WAYS TO GET INVOLVED | C O N T I N U E D . . . </a> <a title="tbtm Manual 2020 page 89" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/5745e22d?page=89"> C H A P T E R M E E T I N G S In the early days </a> <a title="tbtm Manual 2020 page 90" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/5745e22d?page=90"> SONGS OF ALPHA SIGMA PHI When there’s a gatherin</a> <a title="tbtm Manual 2020 page 91" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/5745e22d?page=91"> S O N G S O F A L P H A S I G M A P H I | C O N T</a> <a title="tbtm Manual 2020 page 92" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/5745e22d?page=92"> S O N G S O F A L P H A S I G M A P H I | C O N T</a> <a title="tbtm Manual 2020 page 93" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/5745e22d?page=93"> THE INSIGNIA OF ALPHA SIGMA PHI Our symbols refl</a> <a title="tbtm Manual 2020 page 94" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/5745e22d?page=94"> T H E I N S I G N I A O F A L P H A S I G M A P H</a> <a title="tbtm Manual 2020 page 95" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/5745e22d?page=95"> T H E I N S I G N I A O F A L P H A S I G M A P H</a> <a title="tbtm Manual 2020 page 96" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/5745e22d?page=96"> T H E I N S I G N I A O F A L P H A S I G M A P H</a> <a title="tbtm Manual 2020 page 97" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/5745e22d?page=97"> T H E I N S I G N I A O F A L P H A S I G M A P H</a> <a title="tbtm Manual 2020 page 98" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/5745e22d?page=98"> T H E I N S I G N I A O F A L P H A S I G M A P H</a> <a title="tbtm Manual 2020 page 99" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/5745e22d?page=99"> Undergraduate members perform the </a> <a title="tbtm Manual 2020 page 100" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/5745e22d?page=100"> THE COMMUNICATIONS OF ALPHA SIGMA PHI RITUAL BOO</a> <a title="tbtm Manual 2020 page 101" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/5745e22d?page=101"> THE COMMUNICATIONS OF A L P H A S I G M A P H I </a> <a title="tbtm Manual 2020 page 102" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/5745e22d?page=102"> B I O G R A P H I E S O F O U R FOUNDING MEMBER</a> <a title="tbtm Manual 2020 page 103" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/5745e22d?page=103"> BIOGRAPHIES OF OUR FOUNDING MEMBERS STEPHEN ORMSB</a> <a title="tbtm Manual 2020 page 104" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/5745e22d?page=104"> B I O G R A P H I E S O F O U R FOUNDING MEMBER</a> <a title="tbtm Manual 2020 page 105" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/5745e22d?page=105"> BIOGRAPHIES OF OUR FOUNDING MEMBERS THIRD FOUNDER</a> <a title="tbtm Manual 2020 page 106" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/5745e22d?page=106"> B I O G R A P H I E S O F O U R FOUNDING MEMBER</a> <a title="tbtm Manual 2020 page 107" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/5745e22d?page=107"> “YOU CALL ME ‘MR. ALPHA SIG’, BUT I AM NOT. YOU, </a> <a title="tbtm Manual 2020 page 108" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/5745e22d?page=108"> NOTABLE MEMBERS OF THE FRATERNITY FRANK B E A M</a> <a title="tbtm Manual 2020 page 109" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/5745e22d?page=109"> NOTABLE MEMBERS OF THE FRATERNITY JOHN K A S I C </a> <a title="tbtm Manual 2020 page 110" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/5745e22d?page=110"> to </a>