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The Voices Behind ‘Women in Charge Wednesdays’

From promoting the Diversity & Equity survey to simplifying elections, Skidmore’s Student Government Association (SGA) has put inclusion at the forefront of this semester’s goals. And avid social media followers can attest to yet another outreach initiative: Women in Charge Wednesdays, a series highlighting the achievements and perspectives of female student leaders on campus.

The Skidmore News Editorial Board supports Henry Jaffe ’18 for his reelection bid as VP for Academic Affairs.  Jaffe is passionate about the issues he has covered for the last Academic year, and his experience will be beneficial to the students he proudly represents.  His strong commitment to ethics allows him to speak on behalf of the students, even when has personal reserves.  We wholly endorse his candidacy. 

A Follow-up with the "Friends of Skidmore" Commission

A recently published SGA article featured the creation of a new commission called, “Friends of Skidmore” Commission on Sobriety and Recovery. The article focused on the formal legislation of the commission and covered the bylaws by Julia Budsey ‘19, SGA VP for Club Affairs, but did not explain the full scope of work and research that has contributed to the formation of this initiative.

Green Notices Rile Students; The Clery Act Explained

In 1986, a young girl by the name of Jeanne Clery was raped and murdered on LeHigh University's Campus. Jeanne’s death triggered a wave of change in campus safety legislation. This event was a catalyst because of its nature: her death could have been prevented if there had been an alert system. Without an alert system, Jeanne did not know that there was a mysterious man in her residence hall.