The Oberlin Review

SAAC to Connect Across the Divide

Hannah Rasmussen

September 21, 2018

Filed under SPORTS, Sports Column

Sitting down to a full room, I took a deep breath and welcomed faces old and new to the first Student-Athlete Advisory Committee meeting of the year. I was pleased to see so many student-athletes in one room, ready to listen, share ideas, and create a community. According to its website, SAAC is a national organization with a mission “to enhance the total student-athlete experience by promoting opportunity, protecting student-athlete welfare, and fostering a positive student-athlete image.” SAAC is the main athletics-focused student organization on Oberlin’s campus. I have attended the group’s monthly meetings since the beginning of my sophomore year. I can remember how my first filled me with a...

In The Locker Room with SAAC Officers

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In the Locker Room with Bradley Hamilton and Samma Regan

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