46 new members join Alpha Chi honor society
Members had strong presence at annual convention
The Alpha Chi national honor society inducted 46 new members on April 11. Additionally, three ASU members won research presentation awards at the annual Alpha Chi National Convention held April 4-6 in Nashville, Tenn. Senior physics and mathematics major David To won a $100 award for Best Presentation in Physics/Geology/Astronomy.
Delta Zeta girls pitch in to hold garage sale
Money raised will be donated to the Starky Hearing foundation
Delta Zeta will host their first garage sale Saturday, April 27, from 7 a.m. to noon at 4016 Huntington Lane.
Phi Kappa Phi welcomes ASU
ASU is the 20th inducted Texas university
One of the most prestigious honor societies in the world, Phi Kappa Phi, has finally accepted ASU into its ranks after two long years of setbacks.
These shoes were made for walking
‘Walk a Mile in her Shoes’ event helps to eliminate stereotypes
The Concho Valley Rape Crisis Center and Pi Kappa Alpha are hosting The Walk a Mile in Her Shoes on Saturday, April 27, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., with proceeds to benefit the rape crisis center.
Sauvage earns first D.C. internship
Student looks to be first of many from Angelo State
Junior Chase Sauvage will spend the Fall 2013 semester in Washington D.C. working with congress. Sauvage will live at the Texas Tech house for the semester. “The main thing we had to work out was the housing,” President Dr. Brian May said. “As being a part of their system, we wanted Texas Tech to allow us to house at least one person in their house it makes everything affordable, and you are close enough to everything that you don’t need a car.
Boston Marathon runner returns to classes shaky but alive and well
Haynes finished an hour before attack
Last week, as Boston went into lock down, marathon runner and ASU senior Sebastian Haynes was on a delayed flight back to San Angelo. After qualifying year after year, Haynes decided to attend the 2013 Boston Marathon with his father. A month before the race, Haynes did not know if he would be able to participate after breaking his foot in February.
Ram Page gets new website
New website design will “draw people in”
The updated Ram Page website debuted Friday, April 19, and so far there has been a large number of hits. “We had 207 hits on Friday when it opened and then Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday of this week we have had over 100 hits,” Freshman Riley Mashburn, Ram Page online editor, said.
Spanish newscast star to speak at commencement
ASU alumna won a day time Emmy
Satcha Pretto, an ASU alumna and host of Univision’s “Despierta América” (Wake-Up America), will be this year’s commencement speaker to more than 800 graduates on May 11. Pretto has a story to tell, something that makes her unique and worthy of the commencement speech that she has accepted to give.
Biology students dominate convention
The Biology department once again beat out the competition at the Tri-Beta South Central Regional Convention at the Oklahoma South Central Regional Convention in Kingston, Oklahoma April 5 through the 7. Malorri Hughes won individually with her presentation entitled “Prevalence of the Sinus Roundworm, Skrjabingylus chitwoodorum, in Rabies-Negative Texas Skunks (Mephitis mephitis).
ASU to partner with Boston University for research
The SCENAR device may reduce anxiety
The Center for Security Studies is joining Boston University’s Emergency Healthcare Management program in a joint research project to research new technology that may reduce anxiety for workers in high-stress jobs. According to CSS, the project kicked off on April 1 and will test the Russian-made Self Controlled Energo Neuro Adaptive Regulator, or SCENAR, a hand-held electrotherapeutic device for treatment of chronic and acute pain.
Powell looks to continue mission: named 2013-2014 editor in chief
Bringing experience and talent to the table
Junior Mariah Powell will return as the editor-in-chief for the Ram Page during the 2013-2014 school year. She began working for the Ram Page in Fall of 2010. Powell has held the positions of sports co-editor, features editor and managing editor. “I look at the opportunity to return as a blessing,” she said.
UCPC pushes for budget increase
Making headline performances a goal
UCPC hopes to see the start of a student campaign for a budget increase in the fall semester of 2013. Currently the University Center fee, which goes to UCPC, is around $60 and, with the current population of students, that brings the budget to about $215,000.
Wimberly, Frankhouser set to lead student body
Both men have big ideas to increase school spirit
The ballots are in and the votes have been tallied. The candidates for president and vice president for the 2013-2014 school year have been chosen. Juniors Preston Wimberly, president, and Connor Frankhouser, vice president, will take over the lead positions in SGA formally held by Hector Romo and Joshua Heimbecker.
Time to unpack those leg-warmers
80s themed 5K to draw in students
UCPC and University Recreation will host a blast from the past with their “I love the 80s” 5K fun run on Saturday, April 13. The 5K is an annual event that UCPC and UREC co-sponsor every spring. Karina Maldonado, President of UCPC, said they wanted to spice things up again so they are going to be doing the 80s theme.
Spirit organization makes debut
Group aims to boost spirit on campus
A new organization, created in a sales marketing class, will be introduced to the student body in the fall of 2013 called the Ram Fam Spirit Organization. “The athletic director [Sean Johnson] came up to our class, and he wanted students to support athletics and gain more spirit on campus and that is how we came up with Ram Fam,” senior Kelsi Charboneau said.