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Annalyse Garcia, Brittney Padilla, Danni Hedstrom, Caitlin Jenks, Molly Clark and  Amber Roundtree pray after softball practice on April 29. The six players are all members of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. Photo by Rachel Fuenzalida ¥ rfuenzal@mscd.edu

Metro Christian athletes use club to put prayer into practice

Metro Christian athletes use club to put prayer into practice

In summer 2009, Tyler Cline, Metro women’s assistant basketball coach, and Andy Schlicting, Metro’s sports information director, founded Metro State’s Fellowship of Christian Athletes, which welcomes students of all denominations of Christianity.“[We] just bring in athletes, talk about God and how we can bring God more into our lives, especially through the sport aspect,” said Danni Hedstrom, Metro’s softball rightfielder and FCA’s vice president. “It definitely is [an expectation] to apply faith on the field, [for] how we play our game, how we relate to situations that happen in our specific sports, instead of just life in general.”

Spoken language os antiquity club forms in passion, protest

The Spoken Languages of Antiquity Club was established in fall 2010 to prove to Metro’s English department that enough interest in medieval languages exists to revise the offered languages curriculum.

“I hoped to convince the department to offer more courses that three medievalists in the department are willing to teach,” said club president David Boyd. “[We want] to hopefully encourage them to establish a linguistics major.”

Metro club supports childhood literacy, learning, development

The Association for Childhood Education International is the oldest professional organization in the country for teachers. Metro’s chapter has been active for more than 10 years.

The ACEI is committed to improving educational opportunities for children around the world and ensuring their well-being by encouraging literacy both locally and globally, according to the ACEI website.

Student Service Club gets active during spring break

Members of the Student Service Club spent spring break advocating for social change by volunteering at the African Community Center at 850 Holly Street, a resettlement program that aids refugees, during the second annual Alternative Spring Break.

“This is an amazing event and is truly the capstone experience for our Alternative Spring Break,” said Phillip Haberman, the club’s treasurer.

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