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Student-run pep rally planned

Liz O'Donnell | Wednesday, September 9, 2009

The Council of Representatives (COR) discussed plans for Thursday evening’s pep rally in the Stepan Center in their meeting on Tuesday evening.

Student body president Grant Schmidt said student government would play a large role in running the pep rally

“This pep rally will be literally student-run,” Schmidt said. “The football office will control only minor details.”

Student body vice president Cynthia Webber explained to the council basic details of the rally.

Doors are set to open at 7:15 p.m. and the football team will arrive at 8:30 p.m. Schmidt and Weber did not know where the team would enter, but said they would be sitting on stage.

Up to three speakers will address the crowd, and the pep will conclude at approximately 9:00 p.m.

Students will not be allowed to bring backpacks to the pep rally due to the lack of sufficient space in the venue.

Schmidt said COR members should try to get the word about the pep rally out as quickly as possible.

Flyers, posters and e-mails to the student body were the advertising tactics Schmidt said will be most effective.