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February 26, 2021

Sledding on Quincy Green

With this beautiful weather we are having this week, Student Senate will be hosting sledding this Friday, February 26 from 6-8 p.m. on Quincy Green. Sleds, smores, and a fire will be provided! Masks will be enforced so please be sure to bring one and follow Finlandia’s masking policy.

February 25, 2021

Upcoming student events provide opportunity to meet others and relax

sign up for open gym time at the hirvonen gym Student Senate, in partnership with FinnU staff and faculty, are working to provide students with an opportunity to use the Hirvonen Gym for non-contact sports open gym. Students can play games like HORSE and Around the World, but cannot engage in 2-on-2. Students will be asked to sign up in advance, initially, to help with capacity limits. The gym will be available Sundays 5-7:30 p.m. and Tuesdays/Thursdays 5-8 p.m. Sign [...]

November 11, 2020

Student Senate Forum Addresses Student COVID-19 Concerns with President Johnson

Student Senate President Arty Puntus talked with President Johnson on November 4 for the Student Senate Forum.

On Wednesday, November 4, Student Senate President Arty Puntus sat down with Finlandia University president Philip Johnson for the annual Student Senate Forum. The forum is aimed at answering the most concerning questions from students, which this year focused on remote learning, breaks and other COVID-19 considerations such as graduation and offerings in the cafeteria.  

Puntus started the event by asking about [...]

November 4, 2020

Student Senate Forum

Student Senate will be sitting down with President Johnson at 5 p.m. and broadcasting it on Finlandia’s Instagram account. To voice concerns or ask questions of Student Senate or President Johnson, please fill out this form.

October 30, 2020

Student Senate Spike Ball Tournament and Halloween Costume Contest

Dress up in your best Halloween costume and participate in a spike ball tournament hosted by Student Senate on Friday, Oct. 30. Everything will take place in the Paavo Nurmi Gym and you can sign up here to be an individual or a team of two for the tournament, which will start at 7:15 p.m. Judging for the Halloween costume contest will commence at 8 p.m. and the top three costumes will win cash prizes.

The following prizes are up [...]

September 3, 2020

Students: Sign Up for the Amazing Race Happening this Weekend

Grab a friend and participate in Finlandia’s Amazing Race on Sept. 5 hosted by Student Senate and Campus Ministry. This competitive race will take place around campus and the local community. Work together to solve clues as you race to be the first team to cross the finish line and claim the grand prize.

The Amazing Race is played in teams of 2, 3, or 4 people, so begin to assemble your team. Don’t have a team [...]

August 23, 2020

Spikeball Tournament Hosted by Student Senate

Grab a partner and sign up for the Student Senate Spikeball Tournament on Quincy Green.

Teams of two will be competing against each other in a randomly seeded bracket. Prizes will be given to the top-three teams. COVID-19 precautions will be in place, including: mandatory social distancing during tournament outside of play, masks being required unless you are currently playing, mandatory temperature checks during check-in for the tournament, and mandatory use of hand sanitizer before and after play. Masks and [...]

Student Representative
May 15, 2020

2020 Student Representative, Nicholas Tobey Shares His FinnU Experiences

With virtual graduation a week away, the Class of 2020 Student Representative, Nicholas Tobey, caught up with host Anastazia Hartman to talk about his time here at Finlandia.

“It’s definitely an honor, it’s something I thought about since my freshman year, and my roommate actually did it. It was kind of a challenge for me,” said Tobey. “Since I have been here it became less of a personal thing and much more of me being happy I get to [...]

Student Rep 2020
April 27, 2020

Nicholas Tobey Elected as 2020 Student Representative

The 2020 Finlandia University graduating class will have a celebration unlike any other. Although the May 21st commencement ceremony will not be in person like previous years, but a virtual ceremony instead, the graduating class will still hear from their student representative, Nicholas Tobey. Tobey has been a successful student and leader in and out of the classroom.

“It is truly an honor that I was selected as the student representative for the 2020 class,” said Tobey. [...]

Broomball with Nick Tobey
January 31, 2020

Broomball with Student Senate President Nick Tobey

Students at FinnU love second semester because that means broomball is back! On this episode of Finlandia Fridays, host Olivia Myers is joined by Student Senate President Nick Tobey to discuss broomball, what it is and how students can participate.

This is the second year that Student Senate has had broomball as an extracurricular activity for students.

“Broomball is essentially hockey, except you are on shoes or boots and you have a broom that is taped up with a slight [...]

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