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The Cardinal and Gold 2020: Radiance of Us

30 Apr 2020 1:46 PM

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On April 24, we gathered virtually for the annual Cardinal and Gold awards show. Click on the video below to head the show and see the winners. Even though you can't see if in our formal wear, we loved getting to share a virtual space with our radiant community.

Congratulstions to award winners!

 

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To Lead in Cardinal and Gold by Anna

03 Oct 2019 4:01 PM

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My name is Anna Larson. I am a sophomore studying English Education from Council  Bluffs, IA and this past year I have been given the amazing opportunity to work as a  Cyclone Aide in New Student Programs. In order to obtain the position, you are taken through two rounds of interviews before the selection process. Once you have been 

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Student Perspectives: SHPE-MAES National Convention

05 Mar 2019 12:12 PM

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The members of SHPE-MAES, the Iowa State University chapter of the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers traveled to Cleveland, Ohio for the National Convention. Click on the video to learn about their experiences.

Club Spotlight, Leadership Callout     College of Engineering

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Why You Should Apply to be a Cyclone Aide

28 Sep 2018 11:39 AM

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What does it mean to be a Cyclone Aide?  Why did You choose to do it?

Vincent (Vince), Marketing, Saint Charles, IL

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A Healthy Culmination of Motivation

06 Mar 2018 8:29 PM

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Being a student of color at a predominantly white institution (PWI), acts of oppression, microaggressions, feelings of being unwanted at the university, and many other obstructions serve as motivation for students of color to become leaders in the community to be a part of changing the culture and atmosphere at Iowa State.

In My Words, Leadership Callout     Black/African American, first-generation

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What's it like to be a Supplemental Instruction (SI) Leader? by Luis

01 Mar 2018 4:44 PM

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As students, our job is to learn from our professors, whose job it is to teach us. However, sometimes students are given the opportunity to take on a teaching role as well. Being a Supplemental Instruction (SI) leader is one of the few times this can officially happen. Having been able to work on the other side of the classroom as a teacher has given me a new perspective, one that has changed my outlook on both teachers and the classroom.

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Why You Should be a Destination Iowa State Team Leader This Summer by Nayelie

09 Feb 2018 4:39 PM

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  • Are you a student at Iowa State?
  • Do you love Iowa State?  
  • Are you interested in talking about your love for Iowa State for $350?

Destination Iowa State (DIS) is the rite of passage many new students participate in to meet other new students and get adjusted to campus before classes start.

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Ready to Run? Women in Student Government Event by Joi

22 Jan 2018 8:30 AM

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When I originally made a post for the hype back in September, I mentioned that my goal for Student Government was “… in the near future, when a black female student walks into senate for the first time, she will be able to look around the room and feel represented.”

Leadership Callout     Student Government, women

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Pizza, Treadmills, And Supplemental Instruction by Daniel

16 Jan 2018 1:34 AM

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We’re all familiar with that one course that everyone talks about. The course has a stigma for being an assassin of GPAs, a pothole on the road to academic conquest. Sour faces and stories of defeat arise when the subject is spoken of:

       “I barely passed that class.”        “The averages were so low.”       “Nothing in that class makes sense.”

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President’s Leadership Class 2015-2016: The First Transition of a Puerto Rican to ISU & How it Helped Her Grow as a Leader by Laura

28 Nov 2017 9:53 AM

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I would have never imagined that a graduating senior from a Puerto Rican public high school would be in the President’s Leadership Class with the previous President of Iowa State University, Dr. Steven Leath, and his wife, Mrs. Janet Leath. I still remember receiving the acceptance email and the immense joy that it brought to me since I was 1 of 30 students selected from a pool of around 6,000 applicants.

Leadership Callout     Latinx, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

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