“Engagement is active,” Allie Markland said, “Being engaged isn’t just showing up and being entertained by someone. It’s plugging in and taking ownership of that experience.” Campus Life was renamed Student Leadership and Engagement over the summer.
The CDI works to create a welcoming, inclusive atmosphere on campus. Currently, Aquinas is in the process of interviewing and hiring a new director for the center.
Fr. Stan talks to Reporter Elizabeth Walztoni about the dedication mass, which will take place Oct. 7.
Presidential search concludes successfully: Dr. Kevin Quinn is announced as President-elect of Aquinas College
President-elect Quinn will begin his term as the 8th President of Aquinas College on July 1, 2017.
Naomi Shihab Nye is the final author to be featured in the current season of the Contemporary Writers series.
The Women’s March on Aquinas was sponsored by the Jane Hibbard Idema Women’s Studies Center and allowed for the community to come together.
Missed Dr. Anne Curzan’s lecture? Staff Writer Elizabeth Schoof provides an overview.
“I don’t want to say this isn’t a chance for dialogue. I just felt like it was a lost chance for dialogue, and for people to share their experiences. I didn’t want to invalidate these peoples’ narratives, because there is validity in this path for a lot of people. I just think that the way it was handled by administration was very insensitive,” Senior Emma Wonsil said. Protests occurred during the Catholic Studies Dept. showing of the film “Desire of the Everlasting Hills.”
Latin Fest 2017 consisted of saying thank you to President Olivarez and growing through Elizabeth Acevedo’s poetry. Reporter Alyssa Noch provides an overview.
The four presidential candidates recently visited campus. The Board of Trustees has selected a candidate, but an announcement won’t be made until early April.