STUDENT LIFE


9/10/2009 12:24am

From right, Bushra Farooqui, a senior, and Umber Siddiqui, a freshman, are members of Sangam and the Muslim Student Association

Students fast to raise money

About 300 people on campus didn’t eat or drink between 5:22 a.m. and 7:34 p.m. Wednesday, avoiding water fountains and enduring growling stomachs. Whether Muslim or just interested in the annual monthlong holiday, participants in the Fast-A-Thon fundraiser abstained from food and drink to appreciate the plight of the hungry and poor while improving their inner spirituality. The event, inspired by the Islamic holy month of Ramadan, was sponsored by the Muslim Students Association.


7/10/2009 12:00am

Congress approves funds for two publications

Two student publications were approved for funds during the first and likely only meeting of this summer's Student Congress. What will happen to the remaining $982 in summer appropriations if no other student groups request money is still unclear.


9/7/2008 12:00am

Junior Jasmin Jones discusses the vision of the student lifecommittee at the annual student council ?Cabinet Kickoff.?

Cabinet Kickoff a success

Student government's executive branch introduced its officers and committee chairmen Saturday at the Cabinet Kickoff a three-hour retreat aimed at discussing roles for the coming year.Although the executive branch has had cabinet retreats in the past this is the first one in at least the last three years.