Author: Nicole Zanesco

Reflections From the SRC Office

What I’ve learned about community, leadership, and change Earlier this year, sitting in Darren’s office, I was told that people who partake in student government never leave. A vision flashed before my eyes: me, in birkenstocks, now with glasses and significantly more stress lines, working at Quest, still advocating for student engagement and representation. For a brief moment it didn’t seem too bad. I mean, Darren does it, and he’s basically a superhero-I could dig that. Not to mention that, because the administration of Quest works on a much longer time scale than the students do (around five years to accomplish most changes), I would finally be able to do everything I wanted to do over my meager two years on the SRC. Flash forward to March 2018 and I no longer dig it. Don’t get me wrong, I love Quest (for all its faults), our community, and especially the SRC. The team this year have been the best I could have asked for. I have learned so much from each of my teammates, and …