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SMSU’s new esports team prepares for fall Season

SMSU's new esports team prepares for fall Season

Benjamin Engels, Staff Writer

April 25, 2020

Esports is an emerging new athletic activity that is playing video games at a competitive level. The SMSU varsity esports team is on its way to compete for the fall semester. The team is headed by Coach Spencer Louwagie, who previously lead the “League of Legends” club. The new athletic medium is rapid...

SAAC Hosting Event for Clubs on Campus

Meghan Sullivan, Staff Writer

December 4, 2019

The Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) is composed of athletes from most of the athletic teams on campus. Throughout the year, SAAC puts together a number of programs to raise money and awareness for various organizations or individuals. One of the programs that SAAC kick-started last year...

Diversity and Inclusion Committee to host “Engage 50”

Diversity and Inclusion team members, left to right, Faviola Cid, Victor Buwa and Cory Becker plan “Engage 50” 

Photo courtesy of Victor Buwa

Cory Becker, Staff Writer

November 12, 2019

Diversity and Inclusion Committee to host “Engage 50” Engage 50. SMSU Student Association team members of the Diversity and Inclusion Committee have planned Engage 50, which is a “student-led discussion to identify student issues on campus.” The team has worked diligently to promote this event...

CRU holds first Swing Dancing Event

CRU holds first Swing Dancing Event

Olivia Chester, Staff Writer

September 30, 2019

CRU held swing dancing last Monday to teach students some new moves. Swing dancing is a fast-paced and fun way to meet people. With good teachers and willing students everyone picked up the movements quickly. Movements named after food and a variety of objects, such as, the Ravioli and the more daring o...

AOS Open Mic Night and BBQ

AOS Open Mic Night and BBQ

Sabrina Pankratz, Commentary Editor

September 23, 2019

The first AOS open mic night of the year was moved indoors due to chilly weather and possible rain, but that didn’t stop students from attending. Rheanne Sabinske, a freshman on campus, attended with her friend, Olivia Chester, on Friday to enjoy the music. “I just like that everyone is coming...

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