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The New ASU Story:
Student Organizations


Student organizations reflect the personalities and goals of the individuals participating, as well as the social climate of their times. Early organizations focused on academic concerns and social activities. These groups were the seed for the many organizations, clubs and societies that continue to flourish on campus today.

Click any image below or its brief caption to see a larger version of the image and the complete caption. Items marked with an * have additional explanatory text included with the larger image.
Zetetic Society, 1920s Military Cadets, 1898 Women Cadets, 1910s
* Zetetic Society
1920s
* Military Cadets
1898
Women Cadets
1910s
Philomathian Society, ca. 1913 Tempe Normal School Cadet Company pin, 1920
Tempe Normal School Cadet Company pin, 1920
Alpha Society, N.D.
* Philomathian Society
ca. 1913
Tempe Normal School
Cadet Company pins, 1920
Artifact #1N
* Alpha Society
N.D.
Alpha, Olympia and Philo, 1911 Athenian Debating Club, 1907
Alpha, Olympia and Philo
(2 pages)
1911
* Athenian Debating Club
1907
Band, 1915 A.S.T.C. Band Patch Kalakagathia Society, ca. 1917
* Band
1915
A.S.T.C. Band Patch
Artifact #163
* Kalakagathia Society
ca. 1917
Tempe Normal Student, 1915 The Jazz Band, 1923 Hiking Club, 1920s
* Tempe Normal Student
1915
The Jazz Band
1923
Hiking Club
1920s
Lamda Phi Sigma, 1925 Letterman Club, 1923
* Lamda Phi Sigma
1925
* Letterman Club
1923
Sphinx Club, 1928 Women's Athletic Association, 1930s National Chemistry Society, 1934
* Sphinx Club
(2 pages)
1928
* Women's Athletic Association
1930s
National Chemistry Society, 1934
Artifact #81
Dunbar Social and Literary Club, 1930 Los Conquistadores, 1935/1936 Los Conquistadores letter, 1945/1946
* Dunbar Social
and Literary Club
1930
* Los Conquistadores
1935/1936
Los Conquistadores letter
1945/1946
Spurs, ca. 1957 Spurs, sophomore service group Pleiades Trophy
Spurs,
ca. 1957
* Spurs, sophomore
service group
(2 pages)
Pleiades Trophy
Artifact #243
Air Force R.O.T.C. banner Military Cadets, 1960s Students organize for peace, 1976
Air Force R.O.T.C. banner
Artifact #315
* Military Cadets
1960s
Students organize for peace
1976
Students organize for social issues, 1986/1987 National Gay Support Day, 1990s
Students organize
for social issues
(2 pages)
1986/1987
* National Gay Support Day
1990s


Links to student organizations and information for Main, West, and East Campuses:

http://www.asu.edu/students/
http://www.west.asu.edu/asuw2/students.shtml
http://www.east.asu.edu/students/




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Last updated: December, 2001
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