Freshman English major Samiya Mohamed-Fawzy was inducted into Texas Wesleyan’s Student Government Association as the At-Large Representative for West Village at Friday’s general business meeting.

Mohamed-Fawzy said she has an interest in government and wants to eventually become a lawyer, which contributed to her joining SGA.

“I want to represent the students, give them what they want kind of like Nick (Davis) did before he left.” Mohamed-Fawzy said. “He was more focused on what the students needed, and I feel like I can do that.”

Mohamed-Fawzy said her main goal in SGA is to make sure important topics such as domestic violence and breast cancer awareness are given more attention than things like homecoming.

“We need to represent that more because a lot of our students are affected by that,” she said.

SGA President Alyssa Hutchinson said she is really happy to have Mohamed-Fawzy on SGA and that she has attended almost every meeting this semester so there shouldn’t be much of a learning curve.

“Sam has shown very quickly her commitment to Wesleyan by her performance in orientation and Ram Camp, also in joining LTZ and now we snagged her in SGA,” Hutchinson said. “I hope by gaining her interest as a freshman that we can keep her doing great things for the students at this table as she stays.”

SGA Secretary Alison Baron said she has known Mohamed-Fawzy since she was in Ram Camp with her and Hutchinson and saw her start off the year as shy and quiet, but she has really grown in the past few months.

“I think she is really ambitious and is going to make a great representative,” Baron said. “I think she is going to accomplish great things while at Wesleyan and I’m excited to see where she goes in her next four years here.”

SGA’s General Business Meetings are held in the SGA Chambers in Brown-Lupton on Fridays at 2 p.m.

Samira Mohamed-Fawzy listens during her first meeting as At-Large Representative for West Village.
Photo by Hannah Lathen

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Underneath the heap of curls on Hannah Lathen’s head is a person who seeks to change the world. She might just seem like a soul living inside a body, but her collection of 50+ skulls proves she is much, much more.

Hannah, a Fort Worth native, uses writing to vocalize the issues she finds important. If Hannah is not out interviewing, you can probably catch her protesting unprogressive ideals. Hannah loves journalism, because she feels it is a necessary component of society. She also believes people should have access to what is happening in the world.

Hannah enjoys staying involved in the community. She is finishing up her last semester at Texas Wesleyan and will get her degree in mass communication in May. She came to Wesleyan in fall 2017 and has worked at The Rambler as a content producer ever since.

Hannah is currently the Communications Director for El Voto Es Latino and plans to stay involved with local politics after she graduates.

Her motto is “Question everything and seek awareness.”

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