Letter from the
Hi there, readers!
When it comes to the fall term,
as the weather becomes colder,
the semester becomes heated!
Midterms are passed, but finals
are coming up, and it is very,
very hard to keep up spirits,
sometimes. Some of us are
coming down with colds, oth
ers are just growing tired. I
guess it goes with this season.
Then again, there are those of
us who love this season. So, I don’t want to spoil it for you!
After all, there have been some pretty nice things happen
over the last couple of months, some of which you will find
out about in the following pages.
Also, September and October both hold special meaning as
they are designated to raise awareness for certain issues. For
example, Scodand County Relay for Life took place in
September, October is National Anti-Bullying And Bullying
Prevention Month, GLBT History Month, and, of course,
the month of Old Hollows Eve! So, no matter what your
mood, I’m sure there’s something here to suit you!
TTiis is the September/October issue of The Lance, but by
the time you read this, it will be at least the first day of
So many surprises happen, and so many unexpected twists
and turns, that the issue often doesn’t turn out the way I plan
it. Nonetheless, I hope this serves as a good review of these
past couple of months, as experienced the SAU way!
Oh, and by the way, SAPC is now SAU! But no matter if you
experienced St. Andrews as a college, or if you know it now
as a university, remember this: once a ‘St. Android’ always a
Alice V-Z Harrison
Editor, The Lance
How do you feel about St. Andrews
becoming a University?
I loved it 39.3%
I think it’s favorable 32.1%
1 had mixed feelings 17.9%
I really didn't like it 10.7%
This latest feedback shows that most respondents are
pleased with St. Andrews new status as a University. Turn to
page 9 for more reactions on this big announcement.
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Baldasare. “Our focus and advanced degree programs at
priorities remain the same: to the master’s level, and addi-
deliver a strong liberal arts tional pre-professional pro-
and sciences education to our grams that emphasize the
students, informed by the applied nature of the liberal
values and com- arts,
mitments of the
who we will
become as we look
university is con
sistent with our
plans to add
name change, the
of the change will
take place over a
12 to 18 month
“This is not
to 7hrfiTtur7ar;d programs tojhe
develop additional curriculum.
all of our students.” something that can happen
Among the opportunities over night,” said Baldasare.
being developed are pro- “It is something that vwll take
grams of study that can be time to implement in all
delivered 100% online.
“Think Globally, Act Locally”