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SGA Elections & the New Aggressive Campaign

SGA Elections & the New Aggressive Campaign

Savanah Seyer, Staff Writer

February 27, 2019


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On Monday, the new members of the 2019-2020 SGA Senate were elected. Voting started Monday morning online and in-person at certain poll locations. The executive board positions and several college senator positions were up for election. Last week, the Executive Board candidates held a debate where they laid o...

SGA Candidates Face Off Ahead of Election

SGA Candidates Face Off Ahead of Election

Savanah Seyer, Staff Writer

February 26, 2019


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On Feb. 21, the 2019 SGA Vice-Presidential and Presidential Debate was held in Kelley Auditorium. The candidates took the opportunity to outline their plans for the upcoming year and make their case for why they would be the best person for the job. While many positions had only one candidate running ...

Katlyn Martin: Introducing SGA’s New President

Katlyn Martin: Introducing SGA’s New President

Savanah Seyer, Staff Writer

March 9, 2018


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In the weeks leading up to the SGA elections this year, it was not uncommon for a particular SGA campaign group to speak at a club or organization meeting. This group was Team Martin, a group of students campaigning for executive board roles in the Student Government Association. The team was named after and le...

Meet Your Candidates

Meet Your Candidates

Rebecca LiVigni, Photo Editor

February 26, 2018


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Following two debates, SLU students can now vote for their favorite candidates for the 2018-19 SLU Student Government. Voting is available online on SLU Groups from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. or at an official polling place in Grand Hall from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Click on this story to read brief personal profiles of all three presidential candidates.

VP Candidates Share Their Platforms

VP Candidates Share Their Platforms

Meredyth Staunch, Managing Editor

February 22, 2018


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Feb. 15 marked the first of two 2018 SGA debates as prospective student voters gathered in Anheuser-Busch Auditorium in Cook Hall at 7 p.m. Twelve candidates running for VP of either Academic Affairs, Diversity and Inclusion, Finance, Internal Affairs, International Affairs and Student Organizations...

Watterson Fights to Make SLU Home for All

Watterson Fights to Make SLU Home for All

Grant Mayfield, Identity Editor

October 23, 2017


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Tre Watterson is a junior in the College of Public Health and Social Justice, but his work does not stay in the classroom. As this year’s Student Government Association Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion, Tre is fighting to make SLU a place for students of every identity and experience. He...

Jay Bryant: President-elect gearing to go

Jay Bryant: President-elect gearing to go

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April 23, 2015


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Jay Bryant, the incoming SGA president for the 2015-2016 school year, has been busy as he readies himself  for office, but he feels confident – both in his incoming leadership team and in the University administration. “I feel great,” he said. “I’m really excited for our team … I’m e...

SGA Update: Campus Ministry visit

SGA Update: Campus Ministry visit

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April 20, 2015


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Faith, Ignatian spirituality discussed at latest meeting On Wednesday, April 15, the Student Government Association had its weekly meeting, and it included special guest Sue Chawszczewski, the Director of Campus Ministry, who discussed the changes that have occurred within Campus Ministry and the initiativ...

Mischief managed: SGA gives Dumbledore’s Army the broomstick

Mischief managed: SGA gives Dumbledore’s Army the broomstick

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February 12, 2015


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Topics addressed during the Student Government Association’s meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 11, highlighted student accomplishments and current conversations around campus. The bulk of discussion centered on four bills. The first was an appeal by the Asian American Association (AAA) to fund their transportation,...

Wellness initiatives: SGA funds still available

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January 29, 2015


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In September, SGA vice president Jaisel Patel outlined his goals for the Wellness Fund – SGA’s purse for students who wish to start a project to benefit mind, body or spirit. “My biggest goal for this year,” he said in the fall, “is to make sure that students are aware of this wellness initiative....

SGA tackles new semester, agenda

SGA tackles new semester, agenda

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January 22, 2015


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                          Provost candidate, elections, gender inclusion among subjects SLU’s Student Government Association held its first Senate meeting of the year Wednesday, Jan. 21. Proc...

Porterfield on student development progress

Porterfield on student development progress

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March 5, 2014


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Wednesday’s Student Government Association meeting hosted guest speaker Kent Porterfield, who spoke with the senators about Student Development’s upcoming and ongoing projects. Porterfield updated the students on the many task progressions, such as that of finding SLU’s future food provider. ...

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