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April 20, 2012
Vol. 53 No. 21

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The Crusader would like to recognize Erin Ferguson, Alex Zawacki and Liz Findley as its staff members of the week for all of their outstanding work completed this semester.
The Crusader meets on Tuesdays at 6 p.m. in the Shearer Dining Rooms in Degenstein Campus Center. Anyone interested in participating can attend.
For more information contact


WQSU: The Pulse is hosting a Summerthon now through Monday, April 23. They count on the generosity of listeners like you to keep the station on the air during the summer. You can call 570-372-4100 or 570-286-8400 to make a donation.
Thank you gifts will be given out. If a $10 donation is given, you will receive a WQSU pen, $25 donation a WQSU keyring, a $50 donation a WQSU coffee mug and for a $60 donation a "Buy your own day" and WQSU T-shirt. For "Buy your own day," you are able to send a list of requests that the radio station will play all day, as long as they have them in their library.
For more information contact Patricia Wendt via email.

Dance Showcase

The SU Dance Corps 2012 Spring Showcase is on April 21 at 4 p.m.
It will be a two-hour presentation on the history and view of a varitey of genres of dance.
For more information contact Melissa Hughes via email.

Support U

Meetings are held every Wednesday at 8 p.m. in Shearer Dining Rooms 2 and 3

SU Slam Poetry

SU Slam Poetry meets every Tuesday at 7 p.m. in Bogar 107. Anyone who is interested in writing, learning about the spoken word and slam poetry is encouraged to come out.
For more information contact Madison Clark.

Tree Planting

The Class of 2015 has organized a tree planting event on April 22 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Yoder Farm. Everyone is welcomed. All of the hours put in that day will go toward SU's goal of 10,000 service hours.


The Hispanic Organization for Latino Awareness (H.O.L.A.) has weekly meetings every Sunday at 8 p.m. in Mellon Lounge.
All are welcome. Knowledge of the Spanish language is not necessary. The organization will discuss how to organize upcoming events and fundraisers.
For more information, email

TKE of the Week

This week's "TKE of the Week" is the entire chapter for all of the efforts that everyone has contributed in making the chicken dinner a success and organizing another successful Greek Week.

Going Green

The Office of Information Technology is encouraging students, faculty and staff to bring their old electronics to the IT Help Desk in the lower level of the Blough-Weis Library to be recycled during the month of April in honor of Earth Day. IT will accept anything from computers to calculators. They will not, however, accept any appliances.
For more information, contact Brady Gallese at 372-4470 or

Save the Sound

Phi Mu Alpha will be hosting their annual Save The Sound Benefit Concert on Friday, April 27 from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. outside on Deg Lawn. Come hear performances by the brothers of Phi Mu Alpha and support their efforts to raise money for the music department at West Perry School District, located in Elliotsburg. Music is an important part of so many people's lives, so help keep the music in our schools.

Relay for Life

Relay for Life starts tonight at 6 p.m. in the fieldhouse and goes until 6 a.m.

Golf Tournament

SIFE is holding its annual golf tournament this Saturday at the Susquehanna Valley Country Club.
It is $50 per player for 18 holes with a cart. Registration starts at 12:30 p.m. and the tournament starts at 1 p.m.
For more information, contact Cole McClarren via email.

Cinderella Project

After the Charity From, women are encouraged to donate their dresses to The Cinderella Project, an organization that provides dresses to high school students who cannot otherwise afford them for dances. Dresses will be accepted at the Info Desk from now until April 22.
For more information, email


There is a SISPA opportunity through the Center for Civic Engagement. In order to be considered, you must complete 300 hours of service over the course of one calendar year. The person that receives the award will be given a $1,300 stipend that can be used for SU tutition, graduate school or research.
For more information, contact Jay Helmer.


Come check out the Susquehanna Improv Club on Monday nights at 7:30 in Weber Chapel.New members are always welcomed.

Paint Twister

SAC is sponsoring Paint Twister, a free event for all students. It will be on April 26 from 3:30-5:30 p.m. on Smith Lawn. Students that attend can also support Tau Kappa Epsilon and Kappa Delta by purchasing shirts, drinks and snacks. All money raised will be donated to St. Jude's.

University Theme

Next year's university theme has been announced. It is "Freedom and Responsibility."


Colleges Against Cancer meets on Tuesdays at 8 p.m. in Bogar Hall Room 108.



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