Student Organizations Important information for current Hamline Student Organizations is available here. Students who are involved tend to stay in school and have an easier time adjusting to college and life beyond the degree. Besides being fun, your involvement in student organizations can help you connect with friends, learn new skills, contribute to the campus community, stay mentally alert and physically healthy. Involvement in student groups can also help you develop leadership skills and prepare you for your career. The opportunity to get involved in activities and learn beyond the classroom is one of the great advantages that Hamline University offers to students. Want to join a club or go to a meeting? Student groups are always welcoming in new members, ever if you missed the first few meeting, they would love to have you get involved. Current Student Organizations Listed below is a sample of Hamline student organizations, for a complete list of student groups, contact SALD@hamline.edu A Cappella Choir Performs on and off campus, challenges singers with stylistic interpretations. Anthropological Society Sponsors weekly lectures; students attend archaeological conferences and participate in Minnesota Archaeology Week. Asian Pacific American Coalition (APAC) Educates and empowers its members and the Hamline community on Asian and Asian Pacific American cultures. Broke Starving Writers Club Brings aspiring writers together to share their writing with others. College Republicans Students discuss political issues, participate in lively debate, and volunteer. Commitment to Community (C2C) Dedicated to increasing student awareness and participation in community relations and service projects and to educating the Hamline community about diversity. Dance Team Promotes school spirit by dancing at football and basketball games. The team also competes in various competitions throughout the season. Delta Tau Sorority This local sorority is dedicated to creating friendships and committed to community service projects. Education Club Social and academic group for students interested in pursuing a teaching career. Fellowship of Christian Athletes FCA is an interdenominational ministry that reaches out to young athletes of the world. Feminist Majority Leader Alliance (FMLA) Affiliated with the National Feminist Majority Foundation; sponsors education and activist programs around feminist issues. Forensic Sciences Society Promotes career exploration and activities around the area of forensic sciences. Fulcrum A yearly compilation of artwork, poetry and short stories. All students are invited to submit work and help with production. FUSION Support network for multi-ethnic and multiracial students; educates the community on political, cultural, and racial issues. Habitat for Humanity Promotes awareness of poverty and homelessness issues. Build houses in our community and across the country. HALO HALO supports Hispanic and Latin American students on campus while learning and teaching about Latin culture. Hamline African Student Association (HASA) Students from Africa and other interested students work to promote African culture, values and identities to the community. Hamline indigenous peoples society (Hips) Native American students and interested students celebrate culture and encourage awareness of Native American issues. Hamline College Democrats Students educate the community on political issues and candidates. Hamline Outdoor Recreation Club (HORC) Meets weekly to plan exciting and diverse activities such as rock climbing, winter camping, cross-country and downhill skiing, biking, hiking and roller blading. Hamline Radio Dedicated to giving the student body a voice to express themselves through an in-house broadcast system on campus. Hamline Rock Stars Dedicated to the sport of rock climbing, sponsors educational programs and trips to both indoor and outdoor rock climbing venues. Hamline Undergraduate Student Congress (HUSC) The official “voice of students,” student congress assists student organizations, discusses issues facing students, and encourages productive debate. Hamline University Gaming Society (HUGS) HUGS is committed to providing a forum for students interested in a variety of gaming options. Hamline University Model United Nations Promotes the study of international and intercultural affairs through the study of and participation in Model U.N. Hamline University Ultimate Frisbee Club Frisbee enthusiasts play and compete locally. Hamline University Women’s Lacrosse Students interested in playing lacrosse at a competitive level against other colleges. Hamline University Swing Dancers Brings students together to learn and enjoy all types of swing dance. Hand in Hand Creates, encourages and supports positive relationships between the HU community and the broad community of Hancock/ Hamline Collaborative Magnet School. Hmong Student Association (HSA) Supports its members and educates the campus by sharing the Hmong experience. International Student Organization (ISO) Assists international students & introduces the Hamline community to other cultures. Inter-Greek Council (IGC) Provides members of social greek organization a forum to discuss issues and strengthen the Hamline Greek community. Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship (IVC) Devoted to furthering Christ’s purpose and teachings, the group meets weekly to worship and discuss current issues of faith. Knitwits Members knit, inspire, and encourage each other; complete community projects. Mama Dada Sponsors a yearly all-campus art show, visits to museums, and guest artists. Management and Economics Club Members develop professional insights & attitudes, increase professional contacts and demonstrate competence in skill areas. Minnesota Public Interest Research Group (MPIRG) Addresses environmental, social justice & consumer issues; plans Earth Day festival. Mock Trial Competes in a team as attorneys and witnesses in regional and national tournaments. Oracle Student newspaper covers campus and community news, arts and feature stories, sports, editorial and op/ed commentaries. PRIDE - Black Student Alliance Supports students of color on campus, fostering harmony, dignity, understanding, and awareness of students’ needs. Residence Hall Association (RHA) Unites the six residence halls and provides programming options for students. Spectrum Dedicated to creating an awareness for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender issues, Spectrum supports its members and educates the Hamline community. Student Alumni Board Connects students with HU alumni for activities and events. Student Athlete Advisory Council (SAAC) Student athletes organized to increase involvement on campus in both athletic and non-athletic activities. Students for a Free Tibet Educates, empowers, and trains youth as leaders for social justice; advocates for the independence of Tibet from China. Student Media Board The Student Media Board supports and oversees all student media organizations, including the Oracle and the Fulcrum. Students of South Asia (SOSA) Educates the campus and empowers students with South Asian Heritage. Students Today, Leaders Tomorrow This local chapter of a National organization coordinate philanthropic events throughout the year and the spring break Pay It Forward Tour. Students Together Organizing Volunteer Events (STOVE) Coordinates student volunteer activities in the local community. Theta Chi Founded on the ideals of academics, community service, and the principle of the “helping hand,” Theta Chi fraternity sponsors physical, social, and formal activities for the Hamline community. United Methodist Student Movement Members are active with other campus student movements and provide a UMC voice for students at Hamline. Women’s Resource Center (WRC) Provides educational resources and programs for the Hamline campus on women’s issues. Not finding an organization or group for you? Start your own by following these guidelines.