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February 15, 2008
Vol. 49 No. 15

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Sophomore Ryan Moye was named Staff Member of the Week for his column in the Feb. 8 issue of The Crusader.

Also, The Crusader is looking for reporters, editors, photographers and graphic designers to add to its staff.

For more information, contact senior Jessica Sprenkle.


All student organization leaders and treasurers should note that budget hearings for the 2008-09 school year will be held: Wednesday, March 12 from 4:30 to 6 p.m.; Thursday, March 13 from 4:30 to 6 p.m.; Saturday, March 15 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Sunday, March 16 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Wednesday, March 26 from 4:30 to 6 p.m.; Thursday, March 27 from 4:30 to 6 p.m.; and Saturday, March 2 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The sign-up sheet for these hearings will be posted Wednesday, Feb. 20 outside the SGA office. Please contact junior Metztli Rodriguez with questions or concerns.

SGA is also seeking a current sophomore to become the new junior student representative to the Susquehanna University Board of Trustees in order to represent the student body.
SGA will be holding elections on Monday, March 10 at 7:00 p.m. for this position. The student representative must currently be a full-time sophomore with a minimum GPA of 2.50.

The student will be required to give a two-minute speech at the SGA meeting detailing why he or she should be considered for the position. For more information, please contact senior Amanda Nagy or junior Jamie Malachowski.

Chaplain's Office

The 30-Hour Famine will be held from noon on Feb. 19 until 6 p.m. on Feb. 20. All students, faculty and staff are invited to join this annual event.

The event begins with a commissioning service in Horn Meditation Chapel on Feb. 19 at noon. All proceeds from the event will benefit the work of World Vision. For more information or to sign up, contact Deacon of Service Alina Gayeuski.

Activities Fair

The Admissions Office is hosting an Activities Fair at the Accepted Students Open House on April 5. All organizations and clubs are encouraged to sign up for a table to distribute information. To sign up, contact senior Kelly Leighton.

Invisible Children

Susquehanna's chapter of Invisible Children is an organization that raises funds for schools for refugee children in Northern Uganda. Meetings are held every Tuesday at 9:30 p.m. in Bogar 102. For more information, please conact junior Sarah Fiorini.

Sigma Gamma Rho

Sigma Gamma Rho and the Office of Volunteer Programs will present "When The Levees Broke", with part 1 being shown Sunday, Feb. 17 from 6 to 8 p.m. and part 2 being shown Sunday, Feb. 24 from 6 to 8 pm. in Apfelbaum 319. The film is a documentary about Hurricane Katrina and was directed by Spike Lee. Refreshments will be served.


The Admissions Office is looking for Susquehanna students to serve as hosts for high school students who wish to spend the night here. For more information, contact Assistant Director of Admissions Jenny Ruth Hawbaker.


There will be an informational panel about sexual assault/violence on Monday, Feb. 18 at 7:30 p.m. in Isaacs Auditorium in Seibert Hall.

Panelists include Tom Rambo, director of Public Safety; April Black, director of the Health Center; Andy Dunlap, counselor and founder of the Sexual Assault Student Support (SASS) program; Peg Peeler, associate professor of biology and advocate in SASS program; and Jamie Heil, sexual assault nurse examiner from Evangelical Community Hospital.

Topics will include what constitutes a sexual assault, legal actions, health care on campus and in the community, counseling options, where to find help and how to protect yourself and others. The event is co-sponsored by the Counseling Center and SPARC.

Sigma Kappa

Sigma Kappa would like to congratulate sophomore Kasey Hinrichs on being invited to become a member of Kappa Delta Pi, an international Honor Society in Education and senior Mary Phillips on her acceptance to Vanderbilt University.

Sigma Kappa would also like to wish the swim team good luck at Landmark Championships.



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