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Creech to remain acting president of SGA following Pope’s resignation

SGA Vice President Lydia Creech (second from left) became acting president this June, following the resignation of Carson Pope. She is joined here by SGA Treasurer Daniel Epler, Secretary Nicole Hall, Constitution and Elections Chair Missy Rolseth, and Speaker of the Senate Isaac Coronel. PHOTO COURTESY OF LYDIA CREECH.

BY JESSE CALVERT
STAFF WRITER

Westminster’s Student Government Association (SGA) recently underwent senatorial and class presidential elections, bringing in a group of new representatives. In November, students will elect five executive officers. One student, though, transitioned into a new position in the SGA during the summer.

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Student Sexual Assault Survivors’ Stories Shared in Video

This image of a naked woman with writing and the symbol for sexual assault survivors on her back will appear at the beginning of the “Your Story Matters” video. IMAGE COURTESY OF KHALED KHALILI.

BY JIM MALVEN
EDITOR-IN-CHIEF

This Thursday, volunteers from the Remley REST Center will host the 2017 Remley Women’s Leadership Conference. The highlight of the conference — as well as its title — will be “Your Story Matters,” a video in which 17 Westminster students share their experiences of being sexually assaulted.

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Kevin Owen: The Man Behind the Meals

Owen waits for students to arrive at the dining hall for lunch. PHOTO BY ROBERTA BURNS.

BY ROBERTA BURNS
GUEST CONTRIBUTOR 

Have you ever wondered who the person responsible for coordinating the array of food at Backer Dining Hall and the Johnson College Inn is? The mastermind behind all Westminster’s food services has served three U.S. presidents and has two World Series rings for his work planning events for the St. Louis Cardinals. That man is Kevin Owen. Owen is currently the college’s director of Dining Services and Catering and has been employed at Westminster for the past five years.

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English Professor Wins Poetry Award

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Westminster’s newest English professor, Dr. Brandon Krieg, will receive the Codhill Press Poetry Award on Monday. PHOTO BY ROBERTA BURNS.

BY STEVEN TUTHILL
GUEST CONTRIBUTOR 

Last week, Codhill Press selected Dr. Brandon Krieg, assistant professor of English at Westminster, as the recipient of its 2016 Poetry Award for his manuscript, “In the Gorge.” The award will be officially announced by the press on Monday.
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