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GCSA: Icebreakers (Part 4)

Posted Tuesday, December 20th, 2011

In this final GCSA: Icebreakers of the semester, I talked with Keeli Deadmon, the Vice President of Finance. She shared with me what exactly her role is and revealed her favorite memory from childhood! Watch the video below to find out all about it!

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I hope everyone has a very merry Christmas and a happy new year!


GCSA: Icebreakers (Part 3)

Posted Monday, December 19th, 2011


In this edition of the GCSA: Icebreakers, I talked to Maria Rodriguez, who is the Vice President of the International Affairs Board. Watch the interview to find out her ideal profession and what superpowers she wishes she had!

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Midnight Breakfast

Posted Thursday, December 15th, 2011

I hope you all came out to the Midnight Breakfast! If you didn’t, you certainly missed out on a great time. It proved to be a fun-filled night of music, costumes, and an all-around good time and great end to the semester. If you missed it or just want to relive the night, check out the photo gallery below, or watch these videos that showcase the costume contest and the night’s featured band, The Madison Letter!

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The winners of the costume contest are determined.

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The Madison Letter perform Pumped Up Kicks.

For more pictures, check out the GCSA on Facebook! Thanks to Michael Read for getting them online so fast!



GCSA: Icebreakers (Part 2)

Posted Tuesday, December 13th, 2011

In part 2 of the GCSA: Icebreakers, I talked to Tim Burge, who is in charge of campus organizations. I asked him about what he does in GCSA, what his favorite book is, and what ice cream flavor he would be! Watch or read the interview below.

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What do you do in GCSA?

As the director for campus organizations, I am in charge of the clubs and organizations on campus, with them chartering or getting organized in the first place or wanting a budget, they go through me, I work with them to get a budget done and then we present it before senate. I also work with the class cabinets and just try and keep them on track, make sure they’re doing what they’re supposed to be doing. Lately I have been having them get together. I’ve tried to get them to get together with the leaders of clubs and organizations so that they can work together and collaborate on more things this year. As my position, I’m also in charge of planning the leadership conference this year, and so that is also underway.

What are your top 5 strengths?

My top five strengths are Developer, Includer, Competition, Strategic, and Adaptability.

What is your favorite book?

I would probably have to say that my favorite book is Wicked.

What do you like to do in your free time?

Free time. I would say, in the free time that I have during the semester, I like to hang out with friends, I like to…I like to read. I think meeting up with friends for coffee or having lunch or something like that is one of my favorite things to do.

If you could have three wishes granted, what would they be?

Three wishes…I suppose one of them can’t be a neverending wish. I would say one of them would be the ability to read super quickly, so that way I could read lots of books. I think one would be…I’d really like to know what it’s like to fly, so maybe I’d ask for the ability to fly. And maybe on a line with that one…well, I already have a passport. I suppose I’d ask for money just so I could do more things when I fly there.

Who is your favorite cartoon character?

Scooby Doo. Hands down. I watched Scooby Doo all the time as a kid, so it definitely has to be my favorite.

If you were an ice cream flavor, what would you be?

Well, the only type of ice cream that I ever eat is anything with cookie dough in it, so I’d say I’d have to be…. My favorite thing to get at Dairy Queen is an Oreo Cookie Dough Blizzard, so I would say that that is what I am, simply just because I like it so much. And cookie dough is sweet, like me, and Oreos kind of mix it up from the chocolate chips that you normally get it with, so I like to mix things up.

Describe yourself in three words.

Loving, caring, and fun would be the three words.


Winter Carnival!

Posted Friday, December 9th, 2011

It’s that time of year! The Winter Carnival is underway and the GCSA encourages you to come out and enjoy some hot chocolate and candy canes. There is a station to make your own picture frames and a Christmas scene where you can get your picture taken with friends! They’ll match your picture frames with the picture they take for you and get printed out. They’ll then send you your picture through campus mail and you’ll have your own holiday picture frame with you and your friends in it!

There’s still time to come on out and enjoy the festivities! The Winter Carnival ends at 3:30, so hurry up and celebrate the Christmas season with GCSA!

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