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September 27, 2019

Mariah Dunham Gets Pumped for Homecoming

This week on Finlandia Fridays, head women’s basketball coach Mariah Dunham stopped by to talk with Olivia Myers about next week’s homecoming festivities.

This is Dunham’s second time on Finlandia Fridays, but her first discussing the activities surrounding homecoming after playing a multitude of roles in last years event. 

“I thought it went really well last year, said Dunham “ I’m back this year to help on what we can do to organize a [...]

September 24, 2019

Mock Rock Hosted by Student Senate Set for October 3

Time to grab a friend or two or even go solo and sing your heart out. Choose your favorite song and test your skills at Student Senate’s Mock Rock.

Taking place on Thursday, October 3, Mock Rock will start at 7:00 p.m. in the Chapel of St. Matthew. Judged by Finlandia faculty members, monetary prizes will be given to the top three acts. Costumes are encouraged, but more importantly have fun!

Groups or individuals can sign up for Mock Rock by emailing [...]

Homecoming
September 5, 2019

2019 FinnU Homecoming Schedule of Events

The official schedule of events for the 2019 Finlandia Homecoming Week on Sept. 30-Oct. 5 has been set. The official theme of the week will be Welcome to the Jungle. Events will include a spirit week, Riku’s Royalty voting, various sporting events and the annual parade which will go from Quincy Green to McAfee field on Saturday morning.

Full Homecoming Schedule Monday, Sept. 30

Spirit Day: Pajama Day

All Day: Poster Decorating at Finlandia Hall, Blue Warrior Challenge, Riku’s Royalty Voting

Tuesday, [...]

Haley Makela and Monica Freeman for Finlandia Fridays
May 3, 2019

She Shoots, She Scores with Student Representative Haley Makela

It’s graduation season at FinnU! Student representative, Haley Makela stopped by Finlandia Fridays this week to talk about her experiences as an active member on campus. Featuring guest host Monica Freeman, the two soon-to-be-graduates discussed their excitement to graduate. “I’m very thankful to be done,” remarked Makela, “it’s been a long four years.”

“It’s a great honor to be selected as the student representative. It’s something I have strived for since my freshman year,” said Makela.

A local from Atlantic [...]

Student Senate Mock Rock
April 1, 2019

Student Senate to host Mock Rock on April 11

Think you have the moves to win a lip-synch battle? Grab your favorite song and test your skills at Student Senate’s Mock Rock. Share the stage with friends or make waves as a single act.

Taking place on Thursday, April 11, Mock Rock will start at 7:30 p.m. in the Chapel of St. Matthew. Judged by Finlandia faculty members, monetary prizes will be given to the top three acts. Groups or individuals can sign up for Mock Rock outside of [...]

March 29, 2019

Haley Makela Named 2019 Student Representative for Finlandia University

Finlandia University’s 2019 graduating class will hear from marketing major Haley Makela during this year’s commencement ceremony as the local student was selected as Student Representative. Makela has succeeded in and out of the classroom, all while being a dual-sport athlete in basketball and soccer.

“As a freshman I was always working to be the Student Representative,” she recalled, thinking back to her first days on campus. “It was a goal for myself [...]

Vintage alumni recreation
April 24, 2018

Get in the Delorean, We’re Going to the Past

This year Student Senate Vice President, Kaylor Holmstrom, was inspired to visit Finlandia’s past by way of some old photographs.

“Going through the pages and viewing locations that I recognized, inspired me to reenact some of the photos in those same locations around campus with some of our current students,” said Holmstrom.

The project, titled Then and Now, recreated photos from Suomi College yearbooks with current Finlandia Students. In the last 50 years, the campus, fashion choices, and even rock formation [...]

Logan Moore Finlandia Fridays
October 27, 2017

Logan Moore talks leadership, community and sisu on Finlandia Fridays

This week Finlandia Fridays is visited by the Student Senate Campus Community Representative Logan Moore. Moore is originally from Traverse City, Michigan, and is in his junior year working towards a degree in business and management. Informing listeners of how he ended up at FinnU, Moore said “I originally went to a much larger college and it didn’t work out there. I decided to move to Finlandia University and immediately right when I got there, the small class sizes were [...]

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