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SGA Executive Board candidates announced

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February 6, 2012


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Let the races begin. The Student Government Association announced the candidates for the 2012 Executive Board Elections on Feb. 6. Headlining the announcement are the two Presidential candidates, sophomore Blake Exline and junior Alexander Salazar. Exline currently serves as the Griesdieck Complex...

SGA President and Patankar set sights to the future

SGA President and Patankar set sights to the future

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January 26, 2012


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This Wednesday’s Student Government Association meeting largely focused on the future of the University and the senate. The meeting started with a presentation on Recyclemania, an intercollegiate recycling competition in which schools compete to produce the most recycling per captia. The eight week...

Elections looms for SGA executive board hopefuls

Elections looms for SGA executive board hopefuls

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January 19, 2012


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On Feb. 27, the Saint Louis University student body will have the opportunity to elect the new Student Government Association executive board and senators for the upcoming school year.  Elections are facilitated by the election commission. It exists to ensure that the election remains fair and impartial t...

SGA discusses election rules

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January 18, 2012


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With Student Government Association election season beginning next month, the majority of Wednesday night’s senate meeting focused on how the election will be conducted. Election Commissioner Kathleen Cadigan distributed election packets to the senators and gave a presentation on the requirements and...

Night shift: A new method for safety

Night shift: A new method for safety

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December 8, 2011


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Whelan Security contract terminated, student employees to work overnight   An improved swipe card system, 500 surveillance cameras and a new Communication Center for monitoring campus are not the only methods of campus security, as students are now being called to work the night shifts at reside...

CSO review process stumps senate

CSO review process stumps senate

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December 8, 2011


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Five-hour SGA meeting ends in vetoing of bills After five hours of debate and discussion, the Student Government Association meeting on Wednesday, Dec. 7 halted when all decisions regarding bills recommending dechartering for 19 Chartered Student Organizations was thrown out. According to SGA President...

SGA V.P., senators depart

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November 17, 2011


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Resignations are ‘not abnormal’, says VP of Internal Affairs In the Nov. 3 Student Government Association meeting, the senate announced that Intl. Affairs Vice President Stephanie Song was resigning from her position for health reasons. According to the official statement from SGA on the resi...

SGA addesses senator absences

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November 3, 2011


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Student Government Association is cracking down on senator tardiness and absences. Vice President of Internal Affairs Scott Hessel and the Committee for Internal Affairs created a new policy to address the issue of absences. According to Hessel, the policy being proposed would allow for two unexcused...

SGA debates funding of charters

SGA debates funding of charters

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October 27, 2011


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A fire alarm delayed Student Government Association proceedings for nearly 30 minutes, but not the intense questions and debate after a number of organizations came up for chartering and funding. “In my four years of being in Student Government, this is the first time a fire alarm has gone off du...

SGA Revises Spot Funding Policy

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October 13, 2011


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Tighter and more restrictive spot-funding guidelines were approved at the Student Government Association meeting on Wednesday. After tabling the new guidelines for a week and much after much debate, Senators voted on the new spot-funding guidelines for Chartered Student Organizations. The new guidelines...

SGA talks spot funding

SGA talks spot funding

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October 6, 2011


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The Student Government Association is talking money. SGA is debating spot funding for the second week in a row after the previous spot-funding resolution was vetoed by SGA President Matt Ryan. “Our house is not in order with the previous spot funding resolution,” Ryan said. The previous sp...

SGA debates mail, hammocks

SGA debates mail, hammocks

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September 22, 2011


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The Student Government Association made a move Wednesday to create more transparent housing assignments, improve campus mail delivery and hang more hammocks around campus. Senators also gave final approval to a bylaw amendment to eliminate non-senators from the Internal Affairs Committee. Law Sch...

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