Sep. 30, 2016
Electing your student government
Fall Undergraduate Student Government Association elections are coming up quickly, and there are no less than 17 open positions in the legislature, not counting freshman positions which are always vacant for this election.
Apr. 8, 2016
Your SAFAC dollars at work?
In most universities, our equivalent of the Student Activity Fee Allocation Committee is controlled by an elected student government. All folks in student organizations have a vested interest in student government, and therefore have an interest to vote: millions of dollars of student activity fees (or other universities’ equivalent) are at stake.
Feb. 28, 2014
Rolling organization recognition will improve student life
At the Student Leader Networking Reception Wednesday February 26, it was revealed that the Undergraduate Student Government Association will changing the new student organization application process. For the first time in Drexel history, rather than requiring students to wait until summer or fall to apply to create a new student organization each year, USGA will allow rolling applications throughout the year. According to USGA Student Organization representative Chris Brennan, the decision was made to expand the recognition process in order to parallel the expansion of the University and accommodate an increase in new organization applications.
Sep. 20, 2013
Dragons revive axed baseball team as club sport
The 2012-13 Drexel baseball team poses at Campbell’s Field. The stadium, which is located in Camden, N.J., is home to the Camden Riversharks of the Atlantic League of professional Baseball.You can just imagine the scene. College baseball players are gathered around, maybe in the dugout or maybe after a long and hard-fought game to end their season. Their uniforms are probably dirtied and grass-stained, smudged eye-black on both cheeks. Instead of the manager walking in to go through the customary postseason speech that says something about having a great season and looking forward to next year, the athletic director walks in.
Jul. 29, 2011
SAFAC launches Dragon Concert Series Committee
The student-run Drexel Student Activity Fee Allocation Committee is supporting the implementation of three campuswide concerts this year with the creation of The Dragon Concert Series Committee.
Jul. 15, 2011
Letter to the Editor
May. 13, 2011
SAFAC allocations: A delicate balancing act
Last week we discussed a few of the administrative problems that students have run up against in managing their organizations’ finances. This week we start digging into what happened with Student Activity Fee allocations this year.
May. 13, 2011
SAFAC responds to irritated clubs
Following up on complaints from student organization leaders, The Triangle reached out to the Student Activity Fee Allocation Committee for comment this week. Nicholas Gomersall, outgoing vice-chair of SAFAC, responded in an email on behalf of the committee.
May. 6, 2011
Clubs find SAFAC problematic
Drexel’s Student Activity Fee Allocation Committee, which has been criticized by student groups for providing poor customer service, has recently gained a new coordinator in Casey Sharkey.
May. 6, 2011
Student org funding: A life lesson in bureaucracy
Next week we will dig deeper into the process of SAFAC allocations, but for now we would like to discuss some of the administrative issues students have raised with us.