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New fee hard to see

Gabi Wy, Features Editor

September 1, 2016

Junior John Mathews didn’t know the student activity fee doubled this fall, and he said he’d have liked to be notified. Over the summer, the Board of Trustees approved the doubling of the student activity fee after a spring proposal pushed by Student Government Association. The increase is vis...

More than a T-Shirt member

More than a T-Shirt member

Gabi Wy, Features Editor

August 24, 2016

Freshman Clifton Jett wanted to join “everything” college had to offer. The day before classes started, he spoke at the first Christian service offered by university Religious Life. He feels he belongs at the multicultural center, and as a theatre major, he’s auditioning for his first U...

STORIFY: Trustees wrap up semester

Gabi Wy, News Editor

April 29, 2016

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Bueltel’s administration ends

Bueltel’s administration ends

Gabi Wy, News Editor

April 14, 2016

The Student Government Association's last meeting of the semester had some "firsts" and some "lasts." As '15-'16 President Alexa Bueltel sat down in her meeting chair today, she knew it would be the last time. "My favorite thing about this role was not only working with students but with admini...

SGA members negotiate 16-17 budget

Gabi Wy, News Editor

April 13, 2016

Alex Hoffmann wasn’t happy with Aaron McCullough’s Student Government Association budget proposal. McCullough, SGA’s Chief Financial Officer, presented a tentative budget for the organization to follow in 2016-17 at the organization’s meeting April 7. He said because the student population...

Wright named SGA President

Wright named SGA President

Nick Leighty

April 13, 2016

Growing up, Ashley Wright thought about becoming a lawyer. Now, she plans on becoming a lobbyist. This change in career goals led her to her new position as Student Government Association president. The SGA executive office election ended April 1, with all positions uncontested. Wright will be ...

SGA requests Senate change finals dates

Gabi Wy, News Editor

March 31, 2016

All Matt Peak wanted to do during graduation was get on stage, “wear a funny hat” and leave. Peak, who graduated in 2015, said he couldn’t enjoy the ceremony with the thought that he still had finals left to take. “The entire process was absolutely ridiculous,” he said. “Give me my diploma whe...

SGA seeks Executive Clerk

Gabi Wy, News Editor

March 29, 2016

Student Government Association (SGA) announced an opening for the position of Executive Clerk. The student will be required to attend all SGA General Assembly meetings as well as Executive Board Meetings (Thursdays at 4:30 p.m. and Tuesdays at 4:30 p.m., respectively). The Executive Clerk must...

SGA impeaches representative

Gabi Wy, News Editor

March 3, 2016

The Student Government Association impeached Aaron Gottman, former Administrative Vice President for University Affairs, during a committee meeting Tuesday. After four years of involvement with SGA, the senior business administration major was charged with neglect of duty, absenteeism, disobedience...

SGA considers eliminating signature requirement

Gabi Wy, News Editor

February 18, 2016

To be a member-at-large of Student Government Association, a candidate must gather at least 50 student signatures. As the positions move up the hierarchy, more signatures are required. Attorney General Jerry Boyd brought up a resolution designed by the Rules Committee to require faculty recommendation...

SGA election packets available

Nick Leighty, Staff writer

February 9, 2016

Election Packets for Student Government Association for the 2016-2017 school year are now available. Students can only run for a single position and must get the needed amount of signatures from other students before submitting their application. Applications must be turned in to the Dean of S...

Archie’s Army budget approved

Gabi Wy, News Editor

February 4, 2016

Archie’s Army is putting the “fan” in “fanny pack.” Student Government Association approved representative Alex Hoffmann’s Archie’s Army budget allotment at its meeting today. Hoffman, SGA’s administrative vice president for Archie’s Army, proposed using his organizations budget...

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