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SGA President says farewell

by Ida Haefner My fellow Griffons: What a whirlwind of an adventure this year has been as the voice for all of you! I can honestly say that I have grown as a student and as a person, and I have learned so much in this role that I was elected to serve. This year, Student Government Association has provided... Read More

There must still be oversight

These are some pages that I laid out and designed for the Griffon News. The first one is a Valentine’s Day-themed page about online dating. The second is one an opinions page that I laid out at the time of the 2016 Missouri Presidential Primary. We at the Griffon News stand by our reporting of the SSA proposal in last... Read More

Students should have a say in where our money goes

As I’m typing this, I’m sitting next to a sheet of paper taped to the newsroom wall with an interesting quote attributed to HBO’s The Newsroom.  It reads, “there’s nothing that’s more important to a democracy than a well informed electorate.” I’ve taken this to mean that a government can’t truly be democratic without the voices of the governed, and... Read More

Don’t write the university a blank check

The Student Government Association will vote Monday on the most important legislation they have had in over three years: a proposal that would disperse $1.5 million in student fee money to the majority of student services departments on campus. More than $900,000 of the money will be given to departments, with no current plan for what the departments will do... Read More