Happy Memorial Day!

We celebrate those who have sacrificed their lives for this country and our freedom. There was an article posted in Time.com that mentions some interesting facts about Memorial Day. We thought it would be great to share those with you! Here are the top 7 facts you may not have known about Memorial Day…

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  1. It was originally called “Decoration Day”
  2. It wasn’t always celebrated the last Monday of May
  3. It’s legally required to observe a National Moment of Remembrance (@3pm)
  4. James A. Garfield delivered a rather lengthy speech at the first Memorial Day ceremony
  5. Several states observe Confederate Memorial Day
  6. Waterloo, New York is considered the birthplace of Memorial Day
  7. More than 36 million people will travel at least 50 miles from home this Memorial Day

To find out more about these 7 facts you can go to http://time.com/110697/memorial-day-facts/

Happy Memorial Day!!

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About CUS - Alpha Zeta Chapter

Picture In the Spring of 2002 a group of women realized their common want and need for an organization that was something greater than what already existed at Texas Christian University; thus leading to the beginning of a concept that would turn out to have extraordinary outcomes. After many weeks of researching different sororities they came upon Corazones Unidos Siempre Chi Upsilon Sigma National Latin Sorority, Incorporated and upon this discovery the searching ended. The women wanted an organization that embodied sisterhood, education, and community service. This and much more was exemplified by Chi Upsilon Sigma. The two devoted women, Eugenia Redondo and Lisa Marie Cano, established the Alpha Zeta Colony at TCU on Sunday, April 13, 2003. Alpha Zeta Colony received Chapter recognition on April 11, 2005. The women of Alpha Zeta dedicate their efforts to promote the sorority’s motto, “Wisdom through Education” as well as educate the public on social, political, cultural, and educational issues. As Alpha Zeta continues to grow with women who are not content to accept an ordinary life, who are willing to make a difference and who are not afraid to voice their opinion, the Light of CUS will never grow dim.
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