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Trustees approve updated bylaws, hear financial aid report

Trustees approve updated bylaws, hear financial aid report

Noah Alatza, Staff Writer

November 2, 2017


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The Board of Trustees heard the annual financial aid report from Director of Student Financial Assistance Mary Harper at its Nov. 2 meeting. Vice President of Enrollment Andrew Wright thanked the financial aid team for their continued hard-work on the gathering of a collective number of statistics and fi...

Archie’s Army to fly from the nest

Archie’s Army to fly from the nest

Riley Guerzini, News Editor

September 1, 2017


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Bailey Anderson said Archie’s Army’s process to become an organization is nowhere near what other organizations have to do. The Student Government Association general assembly voted to table a resolution Thursday that would remove Archie’s Army, a student cheer group for athletics, as a standi...

Payroll goes paperless

Payroll goes paperless

Noah Alatza, Staff Writer

August 29, 2017


Filed under News, Uncategorized

  All students and faculty receiving pay from the University must opt for paperless forms or receive a Pay Card if no direct deposit is set up. “We were running 200-225 actual paychecks last spring.” Nancy Lumley, Associate Director of Human Resources said. “We feel like this will be much more convenient no...

Archie’s Army aims to break from SGA

Archie’s Army aims to break from SGA

Riley Guerzini, News Editor

March 28, 2017


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In just two years, Archie’s Army has outgrown its SGA roots. Archie’s Army, which is the “student cheer block” at university sporting events according to SGA’s website, was brought up as an initiative to the General Assembly last year to recreate the former student section, Red Zone, curr...

Grant applications to go online

Grant applications to go online

Riley Guerzini, News Editor

March 16, 2017


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Keegan Roembke said he is trying to make grant applications more efficient and easier to access for students. Roembke, SGA’s chief financial officer, said the grant committee has met with Kyle Johann, the program coordinator for student development programs, and Crystal Willoughby, the senior a...

SGA elects new president

Riley Guerzini, News Editor

February 20, 2017


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The Student Government Association elected Christina Lutes as the organization’s new president following the resignation of former president Ashley Wright three weeks ago.   Interim president Ashyln Jones will step down and return to her duties as Executive Vice President. Lutes will serv...

SGA president resigns

SGA president resigns

Riley Guerzini, News Editor

January 26, 2017


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SGA president Ashley Wright resigned last Friday, citing her need to move forward. “I have been contemplating this for a while now and I’m not really sure what I’m asking for, but everything happens for a reason,” Wright said in a statement released at SGA’s meeting Thursday. “Student g...

SGA swears in new Chief Financial Officer

Riley Guerzini, News Editor

January 21, 2017


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The Student Government Association voted in Keagan Roembke as the new Chief Financial Officer at their weekly meeting on Thursday. “I’ve known him since he was a freshman,” Attorney General Jerry Boyd said. “I think he’s going to do good in the position. We know he is capable.” Boyd,...

SGA focuses on membership, budget

SGA focuses on membership, budget

Riley Guerzini, New's Editor

November 29, 2016


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With rising membership over the course of the semester, SGA released its  remaining budget for the year, keeping in mind the cost of its new members. SGA President Ashley Wright said she is pleased with the participation for the 2016-17 SGA. “There has never been more than (about) 30 people,...

Celebrating the dead

Celebrating the dead

Gabi Wy, Features Editor

November 3, 2016


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On Día de los Muertos, or the Day of the Dead, Gabriela Aguilar feels a connection to her half-sibling Ramses. The sophomore biochemistry major admired the festive display with a friend at the university’s Day of the Dead celebration Tuesday in the Liberal Arts Building. “This is a day that yo...

‘A clean bill of health’

Riley Guerzini, Staff Writer

September 7, 2016


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Katherine Draughon and Lamar Patterson visited Student Government Association last week to update the members on accreditation and the Sodexo. Representatives from the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), one of the six national accrediting agencies recognized by the Department of Education, will visit USI fr...

SGA talks plans for 2016

Riley Guerzini, Staff writer

September 1, 2016


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Student Government Association discussed future events, such as a campaign against sexual assault and an event focusing on racial tensions, at its first meeting Aug. 25. SGA president Ashley Wright and Administrative Vice President for Social and Cultural Issues Christina Lutes will lead the campaign ...

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