What It Means To Be Greek

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To be Greek is not only syrtaki and Zorbas ….

Being Greek means being the best possible person you can be

1. “[It means] being part of something that is bigger myself, and having a huge support system.”

2. “It means recognizing how privileged we are and using our power to help others through service and philanthropy.”

3. “It means knowing there’s a whole group of people who are behind me no matter what. An indescribable support system.”

4. “[It is] a home away from home with sisters I can always count on, and a tight community who supports one another and pushes one another to be the best version of themselves.”

5. “It means always wearing your letters and representing your chapter well. It means carrying on the ideals of your founders and helping your chapter be the best it can be.”

6. “[It is] friends I can rely on and having a solid group of strong women I can go to when I need them most. Opportunities, friendships and connections I know will last beyond college.”

7. “It means having a group of brothers who always have my back.”

8. “It means being part of a caring and inspirational community. There are always people who are there for you, whether they are in your chapter or other members of the Greek community. We all support each other, and I can’t imagine how different my life would be without these amazing people.”

9. “It means having a group of people that keep me accountable with my academics and who inspire me to be a better person.”

10. “It redefines family and what it means to be a loyal friend to someone. It emphasizes inclusivity and provides a space to always have someone to study with, live with and work with.”

11. “Being Greek, to me, means being celebrated as an individual while having the opportunity to be a part of something bigger than myself. Greek means growing as an individual through my organization and Greek life as a community.”

12. “It means having a bunch of people who all want to make the world better and want to do it together.”

13. “It’s like being in an extracurricular group, except it’s full of people who I love seeing every day. It’s my second family in a way.”

14. “Being Greek means I have a united goal and something in common with diverse, intelligent and driven people who want to see me succeed.”

https://www.theodysseyonline.com/what-it-means-to-be-greek-2

Shushtar, Historical Hydraulic System

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ΙRΑΝ Shushtar, Historical Hydraulic System, inscribed as a masterpiece of creative genius, can be traced back to Darius the Great in the 5th century B.C.

It involved the creation of two main diversion canals on the river Kârun one of which, Gargar canal, is still in use providing water to the city of Shushtar via a series of tunnels that supply water to mills. It forms a spectacular cliff from which water cascades into a downstream basin.

It then enters the plain situated south of the city where it has enabled the planting of orchards and farming over an area of 40,000 ha. known as Mianâb (Paradise).

 

Το Ιστορικό Υδραυλικό Σύστημα του Shushtar, που είναι εγγεγραμμένο ως αριστούργημα δημιουργικής ιδιοφυΐας, ανήκει στον Μεγάλο Δαρείο και χρονολογείται τον 5ο αιώνα π.Χ.

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The National Day of Singapore 2018

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The National Day of Singapore is celebrated every year on August 9, in commemoration of Singapore’s independence from Malaysia in the year 1965

Singapore until the early 19th century was a peaceful fishermen’s island. Then the British diagnosed his potential and in 1819 they founded a commercial colony there. The locals in 1963 decided to live free, and after being incorporated for two years with Malaysia (1963-1965), they thought better and were independent.

H Σιγκαπούρη μέχρι τις αρχές του 19ου αιώνα ήταν ένα φιλήσυχο νησί ψαράδων. Τότε οι Βρετανοί διέγνωσαν τις δυνατότητες του και το 1819 ίδρυσαν εκεί εμπορική αποικία. Οι ντόπιοι το 1963 αποφάσισαν να ζήσουν πιο ελεύθεροι και αφού ενσωματώθηκαν για δυο χρόνια με τη Μαλαισία (1963-1965), το σκέφθηκαν καλύτερα και ανεξαρτητοποιήθηκαν.