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Building Bridges sweeps SGA Election

Building Bridges sweeps SGA Election

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February 28, 2011

The results are in.  Matt Ryan has been elected to serve as President for the 2011-2012 Student Government Association Administration. Also in the administration is Tyler Sondag as VP for Student Organizations, Patrick Grillot as Academic Vice President, Jonathan Serpas as Financial Vice President, Scott Hessel as VP for Intern...

SGA discusses University budget

Sean Worley

February 24, 2011

Usually when the term “budget” is mentioned in the Student Government Association senate chambers, it most likely regards student organizations.  However, at the SGA meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 23 this was not the case. The senate was given a special presentation of the Saint Louis University...

SGA advises students to be informed voters

Letter to the Editor

February 24, 2011

In the spirit of The University News’ voter guide, we, as the current Student Government Association Executive Board, wanted to comment on the importance of the SGA elections.  The candidates running in this election are competing for the positions that we currently hold. Although we have decided ...

Referendum looks to establish ‘Athletic Fee’

Sean Worley

February 17, 2011

Yes or no: A choice is set to be made during the Feb. 28 Student Government Association elections and the choice has nothing to do with choosing a new executive board. After analyzing survey data and consulting the Athletic Department, President Courtney Anvender and Derrick Neuner, associate sports...

Policy confusion addressed in SGA

Sean Worley

February 10, 2011

The Performance, Presentation and Speaker Policy, a set of regulations that are enforced by Student Involvement, went into effect in the fall of 2010.  Though the policy has been active since fall, it has recently become a source of confusion for members of the Saint Louis University community. Misunderstandings...

Lack of legislation makes waves in SGA meeting

Lack of legislation makes waves in SGA meeting

Sean Worley

January 27, 2011

With two special presentations on the agenda, including one by the Internal Fitness and Morale Task Force, the Student Government Association expressed their excitement to be a part of the organization by “doing the wave.”  The wave was one result of the committee’s presentation on increasing s...

SGA tackles housing complexity

Sean Worley

December 2, 2010

A proposed discontinuation of the “squatting” policy, implementing a lottery system, a waitlist and limited spaces for upperclassmen are only a few of the proposed changes that the Department of Housing and Residence Life aim to incorporate into the 2011 housing sign-up process. In the weekly...

SGA creates new transportation option

Sean Worley

November 4, 2010

With the holiday travel season approaching, carpooling has made it onto the Student Government Association’s agenda. In their tenth meeting of the year, SGA passed legislation that will create a SLU Ride Board. The SLU Ride Board will be kept in the Busch Student Center near the Grand Marketplace...

SGA lifts e-mail ban for department

Sean Worley

October 28, 2010

Transportation around SLU and transportation around the United States; the theme of the most recent Student Government Association meeting was transit. After a week of hiatus, SGA gathered as a caucus, some senators arrived in Halloween garb, to discuss seven pieces of business, five of which involved...

SGA to focus on internal development

Ashley Selas

October 7, 2010

This week, Student Government Association focused on global commitments, as well as those close to home. The Korean Student Association came forward and voiced a desire to go to the Midwest Asian American Student Union conference in Minnesota in April of 2011. “[KSA] was very well prepared and...

ITS presents updates to SGA

Sean Worley

September 30, 2010

Saint Louis University’s Information Technology Services department had a monopoly on the most recent Student Government Association meeting. With the meeting lasting less than an hour, Director of ITS Customer Service Edward Wichmann gave his annual ITS update presentation that took the majority...

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