Student Foundation plans Perunapalooza
Published: Thursday, February 7, 2013
Updated: Thursday, February 7, 2013 23:02
Fresh from a retreat to Lake Texoma, Student Foundation is gearing up to tackle a new school year with engaging campus-wide events. Perunapalooza, a party thrown in honor of the SMU mascot’s birthday, is first on the agenda.
“All of Dallas Hall lawn is turned into a giant carnival. Expect fried food galore,” Student Foundation Campus Events Chair Keena Rood said.
“Last year Will Slack, our current family weekend chair, was completely covered in powder sugar, so it’ll be hard to top that. We have to hit the ground running to plan an even more
The date for Perunapalooza has not been set yet, but mark your calendars for April or May.
Student Foundation welcomed 33 new members this year. President Antonea Bastian believes, “Most people join [SF] because they want to give back to the community that already gives us so much.”
Student Foundation held the first informational meeting Feb. 6 in Hughes-Trigg to let the new members know how to get involved in the planning processes, as well as what the rest of the semester will look like.
“I’m looking forward to the opportunity to continue campus traditions and make the SMU experience even better. It’s going to be a lot of fun,” freshman Dan Mulford said.
Student Foundation is launching a social media campaign to push its online presence, according to Director of Finance David Lee.