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Biondi fields SGA’s questions

Biondi fields  SGA’s questions

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April 29, 2013


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Lawrence Biondi, S.J., president of Saint Louis University, gave a special business presentation to the Student Government Association during their April 24 meeting. The purpose of his presentation was to answer questions the senators might have had about the state of the University and address a...

SGA votes on first wellness fee bills allocations

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April 11, 2013


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For the first time since Saint Louis University students approved the wellness fee, the Student Government Association has approved two bills to allocate funds to chartered student organizations. OneWorld Magazine and Alpha Epsilon Delta (AED) received a collective $3,761 out of the wellness fee to organize...

Harshman speaks on ‘No Confidence’

Harshman speaks on ‘No Confidence’

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April 4, 2013


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The Student Government Association looked  both to the future and acknowledged the past with their legislation in an April 3 meeting. The assembly began with a presentation from Interim Vice President of Academic Affairs Ellen Harshman. Harshman began by telling SGA a little about herself an...

commUNITY ticket sweeps SGA Election

commUNITY ticket sweeps SGA Election

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February 26, 2013


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SGA Executive Board 2013 President – Vidur Sharma Vice President of Academic Affairs- Ann Knezetic Vice President of Student Organizations- Phoebe Heibeck Financial Vice President – Parry Draper Vice President of Internal Affairs- Jay Bryant Vice President of Diversity and Social...

Executive hopefuls share vision of SLU

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February 15, 2013


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The Student Government Association Executive Board Debate between the commUNITY ticket and the Back to Business ticket took place in the Kelly Auditorium on Tuesday, Feb. 12 at 8:30 p.m. The debate began with opening statements by the presidential candidates. Nate Klosterman of Back to Business stated...

Student Government votes on spot funding bills

Student Government votes on spot funding bills

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January 31, 2013


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Senators opened up Wednesday’s meeting with concerns about the Ethernet connection for the residents in Reinert Hall. SGA is planning to address this issue in the coming weeks, asking Reinert Hall residents to voice any issues. The senators also addressed bills to provide spot funding for three on campus clubs. First on the agenda was the bill to provide the Institute of Electrical and ...

SGA task force to review election

SGA task force to review election

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January 24, 2013


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The Saint Louis University Student Government Association elections are just around the corner, and preparations are already being made for the upcoming campaigns and election season. The process for this year is not undergoing any significant changes, but while candidates are petitioning the student body for votes, the new SG...

SGA: Election process pondered

SGA: Election process pondered

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December 11, 2012


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Senators considered modifications to the SGA election process in anticipation of election season during the Student Government Association’s final meeting before the end of the year. The main bill considered was identical to a bill passed at the end of the last semester, which amended the SGA constitution to bar executive...

SGA joins the fray, votes no confidence in VPAA and Biondi

SGA joins the fray, votes no confidence in VPAA and Biondi

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November 1, 2012


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The Saint Louis University Student Government Association seconded the Faculty Senate’s no confidence sentiments on Oct. 31 by declaring no confidence in President Lawrence Biondi, S.J. and Vice President for Academic Affairs Manoj Patankar. The senators voted 38 in favor and zero against, with one...

SGA discusses faculty and administrative issues

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October 11, 2012


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The highlight of this week’s Student Government Association meeting was a presentation by Senators Becky Killian and Andrew McLaughlin voicing student grievances. Killian and McLaughlin detailed continued issues with SLU’s standing amongst other universities and administration-student communication. Amongst...

No Confidence vote discussed by SGA

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October 4, 2012


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A potential vote of no confidence against Vice President for Academic Affairs Manoj Patankar was brought up by multiple speakers during the open forum of Wednesday’s Student Government Association meeting. Senator Becky Killian recommended that all senators read the bill of no confidence made against...

President of the Faculty Senate and Vice President Patankar address SGA

President of the Faculty Senate and Vice President Patankar address SGA

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September 27, 2012


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This week’s Student Government Association meeting was highlighted by appearances from Vice President of Academic Affairs Manoj Patankar and Faculty Senate President Mark Knuepfer concerning the recent controversy surrounding Patankar’s faculty review policy draft. Patankar and Knuepfer presented their respective sides of the story and fielded quest...

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