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Senators seated in first SGA meeting

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September 20, 2012


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Student Government Association passed two bills on Sept. 19 in their first meeting of the year.The meeting opened with a report on the Interfaith Alliance’s progress with President Obama’s Interfaith and Service Campus Challenge. The IFA is in participating in the challenge for the second year ...

Student government debates election reform

Student government debates election reform

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April 26, 2012


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Of  the 18 points of business in this week’s Student Government Association agenda, senate only officially made a decision on four. Every business point brought before the association was met with enough debate to drive the meeting close to six hours in length. The meeting began with the chartering of Dumb...

Student organizations fight for funding

Student organizations fight for funding

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April 19, 2012


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On Saturday April 14, 19 CSOs presented their cases before SGA to appeal the amount of funding they had been allocated for the 2012-2013 academic year. The meeting, held in Davis-Shaughnessy 173, started at 9 a.m. Saturday and lasted until after 4 p.m. The entire process commenced on Feb. 8, when ...

SGA debates space

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April 12, 2012


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The April 11 meeting of the Student Government Association began with a presentation regarding the restructuring of Saint Louis University’s iLead program. “It’s an old program, but a new version,” said Todd Foley, assistant director of the Student Involvement Center. The iLead program...

SGA discusses Ministry Committee

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March 29, 2012


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Student Government Association had a spirited debate and dialogue on multiple issues during Wednesday’s debate. The two main debates that SGA had was over a resolution to give approval of the Recommendation of the Mission and Ministry Committee to enhance the services of the Department of Campus...

Students back ‘Limitless’

Students back ‘Limitless’

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March 1, 2012


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Ticket shows no bounds in sweep More than 1,100 members of the Saint Louis University community made their voices heard on Feb. 28, and the overwhelming conclusion was “Limitless” support of seven Student Government Association executive board candidates. In a lopsided affair, all seven candida...

University budget presented at SGA

University budget presented at SGA

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March 1, 2012


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This week’s Student Government Association meeting was ripe with questions and debate, despite there being only four business points on the agenda. The meeting began with a presentation from David Heimberger, interim assistant vice president and chief financial officer, and other administrators, addressing...

Students to vote on activity fee increase

Students to vote on activity fee increase

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February 23, 2012


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On this year’s election ballot, Student Government Association added a referendum to increase the Student Activity Fee by $10 a semester. The Student Activity Fee is a fee paid by every undergraduate student that is allocated by SGA to student groups during annual funding and spot-fund proces...

Residence hall front desk hours shift again

Residence hall front desk hours shift again

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February 23, 2012


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Policies seek to improve safety and student workers’ hours Student voices were heard and confronted last week after much outcry against housing security policies. Student Government Association President Matt Ryan released a statement on Feb. 17 announcing reforms to the much-maligned security ...

SGA debates devolve into one-sided affair

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February 16, 2012


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Five executive board hopefuls to run unopposed in election  The annual Student Government Association debates for Executive Board candidates lapsed to a structure more fitting for the  small pool of candidates. Last year, the format was modified to give time to three full tickets of seven students.  ...

Campaign 2012: Meet the candidates

Campaign 2012: Meet the candidates

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February 9, 2012


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  Blake Exline-Limitless Presidential Candidate    Sophomore in the School of Public Health   Major: Health Management   SGA Involvement: Griesedieck Senator, Residential Affairs Committee Co-Chair  Extracurricular Activities: Decadence a Capella and Internal VP for Public Health Undergradu...

Senate calls for university to reconsider department closures

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February 9, 2012


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The crux of this Wednesday’s Student Government Association meeting was the passing of a resolution to urge Saint Louis University to postpone the recommendation issued by Vice President of Academic Affairs, Manoj Patankar. Patankar advised the University to close the Departments of Public Policy Studies...

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