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Vice President of Student Affairs discusses her passion for SGA and SRU

Joshua Kellem, Rocket Contributor

March 2

Filed under Campus Life

Abby Fugh, vice president of student and academic affairs, is your first line of defense when it comes to issues concerning safety concerns and academic issues. "We do facilitate an annual student life survey, so that goes...

SGA Parliamentarian reflects on her accomplishments and time at SRU

Joshua Kellem, Rocket Contributor

February 27

Filed under Campus Life

Rachel Lawler, SGA parliamentarian, said her position handles the changes and updates to SGA's constituion and bylaws, as well as ensuring all formal meetings run smoothly, utilizing Robert's Rules of Order. Lawler says she is...

Senior SGA e-board member looks back on his time at SRU

Joshua Kellem, Rocket Contributor

February 27

Filed under Campus Life

Brian Welsh, vice president of financial affairs and senior political science major, is responsible for allocating all on-campus clubs and organizations the money they request. "As far as that goes, I oversee all the internal...

SGA Speaker of the Senate discusses her position and personal history

Joshua Kellem, Rocket Contributor

February 27

Filed under Campus Life

On Feb. 6 in 319 of the Smith Student Center, Elizabeth Hernandez, sophomore political science major and SGA speaker of the senate, is running an informal SGA meeting, one of her many responsibilities. "I'm speaker of the senate,...

BAS hosts second annual poetry slam

Megan Majercak, Asst. Campus Life Editor

February 23

Filed under Campus Life

In celebration of Black History Month, Black Action Society (BAS) hosted a poetry slam in Sheehy Theater in Maltby Monday night. Students expressed their ideas through spoken word, dance or song. One performer was Slippery Rock graduate stu...

The Lego Batman Movie: actually just fun the whole way through

Cody Nespor, Sports Editor

February 23

Filed under Campus Life

In the midst of the recent string of all too gritty, all too dark, all too real DC Comics movies, The Lego Batman Movie is a breath of fresh air. Since The Dark Knight came out in 2008, there has been a steady decline in h...

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