Sôgmô invests Two Citizens with Knighthoods

The Honourable Sôgmô Gaius Soergel Publicola has offered to invest two Sandum Citizens with knighthoods in the Sandum nobility. Based on the recommendation of the April 2017 decree which established the Sandum Table of Noble Ranks and Sandus’s system of nobility, the two recipients are to be invested in recognition of their jobs in the Sandum…

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Decisions of the Eighth Session of the Council in 2017

The Eighth Session of the Council in the Administrative Year 2017 lasted from 7 August to 6 September 2017. The Council has decided on a name for the proposed new Sandum capital province, “Quercus Candida.” The Sôgmô has formed a committee to draft a law on the Sôgmô’s succession. This was the second month of…

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Sôgmô creates four gentry

The Honourable Sôgmô Gaius Soergel Publicola created four Sandum citizens as gentry in the State of Sandus, the lowest rank in Sandus’s nobility. The decision comes after the Sandum System of Nobility was adopted by decree in April and after work had been completed on preparing the documents associated with the rank. The Sôgmô granted the lowest rank…

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Le Mur des Drapeaux has been Removed

Sandus’s oldest Sandum national monument, le Mur des drapeaux, or “the Wall of the Flags,” has been removed from the Office of the Sôgmô in the Palace of State, Kremlum Sandus Province. The wall has been deconstructed in preparation for the Sôgmô’s move to Michigan, where það will attend graduate school. The wall dates from June…

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Sôgmô awarded an astounding 5 Decorations at MicroCon 2017

The Honourable Sôgmô Gaius Soergel Publicola was awarded five decorations and medals at the MicroCon 2017 Gala on the evening of Saturday 24 June 2017. The medals come from a variety of micronations friendly with the State of Sandus, especially from micronations with which Sandus has had a strong rapport. The Sôgmô expressed þess profound…

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Sôgmô presents on the Sandum Constitution at MicroCon 2017

The Sôgmô attended MicroCon 2017 in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, from 23 to 25 June 2017, representing the State of Sandus and meeting with a multitude of Sandus’s friends and partners. The experience was the first diplomatic meeting for Sandus with several close allies, such as Saint-Castin and Aigues-Mortes. It was also a meeting again with…

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Solstice Report: We shall never let up!

This past season has proven to be further evidence and testament of Sandum perseverance and of the persistance of the Sandum spirit. Sandus, its state, and its nation have continued collectively through the most difficult periods yet in some of our citizens’ lives. Three Sandum citizens, in the highest positions of authority and power in…

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Sôgmô announces new regalia

The Sôgmô has announced the formal installation of new regalia for þess office, in addition to the traditional blue robes used since the creation of Sandus. The news comes after the conclusion of the Sôgmô’s graduation celebrations, though has been floated as a directive for several months now. The new regalia includes the academic decorations worn…

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Sôgmô graduates with B.A. in History, Classics with High Honours

The Honourable Sôgmô Gaius Soergel Publicola has graduated magna cum laude from the University of Maryland, College Park, this weekend with a Bachelor’s degree of Arts in History and Classical Languages and Literature. The degree was conferred with high honours, with multiple other awards and marks of distinction, and with recognition of þess membership in a…

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Decisions of the Fourth Session of the Council in 2017

The Fourth Session of the Council in the Administrative Year 2017 lasted from 11 April to 10 May 2017. There were no decisions. The Sôgmô enacted þess plan for a Sandum system of nobility. This was the second month of Facilitator Hatsu Ryuho’s three-month term. Facilitator Hatsu Ryuho

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