Archive for Student Government

‘Without a doubt the best compromise’

April 14, 2015 Comments

Jon Dykstra

Compromise. That was the theme for the Student Success Act Fee Advisory Committee, as their April 6 meeting ended with major improvements to the Looney Complex and Blum Student Union being agreed upon. With the end of the semester looming, the committee needed to come to a consensus before the end of the year. The […]

New hoops without damage

March 31, 2015 Comments

Jon Dykstra

When there is a problem on campus that affects student life at Missouri Western, that’s when the Student Government Association is there to help the student population. Many students play basketball at the Commons on the outdoor basketball hoops, but this activity is getting more and more difficult for students that wish to enjoy a […]

Food pantry approved, coming to campus

March 26, 2015 Comments

Jon Dykstra

One of the most discussed and debated issues in the Student Government Association the last few years has been the inclusion of a food pantry on campus, but it no longer has to be, as the administration has spoken. No matter if SGA supports the project or not, a food pantry will be on campus […]

SSA Advisory Committee Meets

March 23, 2015 Comments

Jon Dykstra

(subhead = “Student Success Act committee meets to discuss use of student fee”) (This article goes between 2 plans) It all started with a plea for help from administration. The Student Success Act was enacted to help alleviate the costs of decreasing state appropriations, help Missouri Western continue the services it has and keep the buildings properly maintained. […]

Senator Shewell’s proposal

March 19, 2015 Comments

Jon Dykstra

Senator Brian Shewell has brought a plan to the committee to allocate the assets for four basic areas: Baker Fitness Center, Health Services, Recreation Services space and International Student Services and Recruitment. Shewell’s proposal leaves two years of the money for improvements to the Blum Student Union untouched. While it is only two-thirds of what […]

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