Islands of Adventure Sneak Peak

Here is an exclusive sneak peak of what you can find at the Islands of Adventure:

Brooks Boardwalk (Brookswalk) There will be a Raffle where you can win exciting prizes including an HD TV, Laptop, grill, speakers, Jet blue gift cert., and ipod gift pack. One ticket with student ID! Phi Delta Theta’s battle of the bands will provide live music for this exciting island where you can find lots of fun board walk activities including an obstacle course, airbrush tattoos, spin art Frisbees, sand art, and student group tables!

Swamp Island (Shultz lawn) This island includes some fun things to cool off with including a dunk tank, snow cones, and water balloons!!!

Gap Island (Schultz patio) Head over to Schulz patio for exciting giveaways including Rita’s Italian Ice, keychains, Dippin Dots, and FREE T-SHIRTS!!!

Lost and Adventure Island (Carr lawn) Want to get Lost at Allegheny??? Come to this island to participate in limbo and mini golf. You can also get coconut cups, popcorn, and cotton candy here!

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Springfest 2009: Islands of Adventure

Springfest 2009 Events:

Friday April 24th:

Springfest BBQ 5:30-7:30PM on Schultz Lawn.  Come join Student Involvement and kick off the weekend with free food!

Miss Allegheny 2009 7PM in the CC Lobby.  Support the brothers of Delta Tau Delta in their annual philanthropic event.

“Dog Zone” Concert 9PM in GFC.  Celebrate good music with GFC and the featured band “The Antlers.”

Make your own lei and chocolate fondue 10-11:30PM in the CC Lobby.  Student Involvement hosts this free event.  Come make a lei and get in the Island Spirit while eating fondue.

Saturday April 25th:

Islands of Adventure from 12-3PM on Schultz and Brooks Lawns.  Come experience the Island Spirit with GAP and ASG!  Free Dippin Dots Ice cream, Rita’s Italian Ice, games, keychains, an inflatable obstacle course, and mini golf! Don’t forget to participate in the raffle! Limited number of t-shirts so get there early!

Battle of the Bands at 1PM on Brooks Lawn.  The brothers of Phi Delta Theta are once again sponsoring their musical duel.  Come listen to local bands and support their philanthropy by purchasing a t-shirt for $5.

Hot Dog Bar at 10PM in the CC Lobby.  Join Student Involvement for free late night hot dogs!

 

Have a safe and fun weekend!!!

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Senate Elections Results

Your class representatives for the 2009-2010 academic year are as follows:

Class of 2010: Casey Brown, James Gutowski, Sam Rigotti, Alex Smith, Dave Valentine, Lauren Baker, Kim Versaw, Matthew Carrai, Kevin Reese, Tamara Prairie.

Class of 2011: Brett Bacon, Jamie Havens, Mary Kate Murphy, Jesse Horan, Shane Downing, JeVon Hatcher, Ali Trunzo, Dan Paul, Megan Sullivan, John Jarvis.

Class of 2012: Francheska Vargas, Seth Fries, Philip Anthony, Christopher Daczkowski, Malaika Atte, Kami Forgie, Corey Shears, Derek Gower, Emma Victorelli, Becca Crissman.

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Cartel Concert Ticket Sales

Allegheny Student Government presents Cartel in concert featuring Sparks the Rescue at 7:30PM on Sunday, April 19th, 2009 in Shafer Auditorium.  Tickets are free for students and $10 for non-students.  Tickets will be available for pick-up/sale at the Ticket Window in the Campus Center from 11AM to 1PM and 5PM to 7PM Monday through Friday from April 8th through April 17th.  You will need to show your student ID in order to get a ticket.

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Budget Hearings

Attention Incoming/Outgoing Leaders of Student Organizations:

Budget hearings are approaching on Sunday, April 19 from 9AM to 5PM.  You can sign up for a time slot beginning on Tuesday, March 24 on the door to the ASG office (3rd floor of the campus center).  Also, please look for the email that is sent to all student organization leaders for the paperwork that must be completed before budget hearings and submitted via email, in person at the ASG office, or sent to the ASG box #60.  All three forms are due and sign-up times close on April 6th at 5pm. If you have any questions feel free to stop by the ASG office or email finance@allegheny.edu.

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Notes from senate meeting 3/3/09

Today’s topics discussed in ASG:

From Student Affairs Committee, Brett talked about possible 24 hours lab spaces by next year. A possibility is using the card access at Carnegie for the lab, once everything in there is secured. The old costume shop also called the Red Barn was found to have no historical significance, since they were thinking of utilizing the space for other things.

Springfest’s theme is: Islands of Adventure.

Also plan to go see N.E.R.D.’s concert hosted by GAP.

Danny Huang

Class of 2010

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Social Change, The Red Barn, & More

There were several highlights of today’s meeting (2-24). ASG approved funding for next year’s “The Year of Social Change.” Aims of this year’s theme are to raise Allegheny’s profile, put us on the map of progressive liberal arts colleges, bring big names to campus, and foster student-led programing and organization coalitions. Michael Pollan, author of the famous book, The Omnivore’s Dilema, will be pursued for a speaking engagement.

Student Life concerns included the potential demolition of the red barn by Carr Hall. Some students are proposing to save the building and to convert it to some student organization space. Brett Fuchs, Director of Student Affairs, explained that the barn was never meant as a permanent structure and holds no historical significance. It would cost a great deal to perserve and upgrade safety and security measures. There is currently no room in the college’s Strategic Plan for such maintenance. FYI- The barn was slated for demolition two years ago and was bumped down on the priorities list because of other campus construction. There will be a meeting this Thursday between ASG, Physical Plant, and other concerned students about this matter.

In other news, ACTV will now be broadcasting our weekly meetings. Look for ASG meetings to appear on the schedule in the coming weeks!

Also, discussions between GAP and ASG is still continuing this week. Details and finances about upcoming concert programming are still developing…check the blog again soon for more information.

Unfortunately, the issue of theft on this campus has become a problem. Right now, it is estimated that between $6,000-$8,000 of campus furniture and other property has been stolen. ASG is in talks to start a public relations/ awareness campaign about theft, finances, and trust in our community. ASG would like to encourage students to exercise responsibility and good judgement when using common space and items.

Lastly, ASG Class of 2011, is bringing representives from “Invisible Children” to campus March 24th for a presentation. March 25th, the senators will be holding a scavenger hunt to fundraise money for this cause. More details will be publicized soon. Congratulations to the Class of 2011 for their hard work and dedication to activism. Please support this very worthy cause.

***2009-2010 Cabinet position applications are now available. Contact <fuchs> for more information. Be a part of what we do!***

Ashlee Lang

Class of ’09

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