Archive for Student Government

SGA’s 39th session meets and passes budget

April 18, 2011 Comments

Ellis Cross

President Alison Norris’ inauguration and swearing in was held at 4:00 p.m. on Monday, April 18 and the first meeting of the 39th session of the Student Government Association began its first meeting promptly at five o’clock with special instructions from Vice President Jacob Scott to pass the proposed $450,000, 2011/2012 budget. After a few […]

Smoking Ban Issue is Cooling Off

April 12, 2011 Comments

Ellis Cross

Smokers on Missouri Western State University’s campus may be able to breathe a little easier as the current session of the Student Government Association disbands. Last Monday night was the last meeting of the 38th session of SGA senate. History will record the members of the 38th session as the first to put the campus-wide […]

Revised SGA constitution brings wave of change for student government

March 27, 2011 Comments

Dave Hon

On April 18, the Student Government Association will be acting under a new constitution which was passed by the students on a two-thirds vote earlier this month. Current SGA President Dillon Harp said that the most significant change to the constitution is the addition of a Student Bill of Rights. “Essentially what the Bill of […]

Constitution undergoes changes in closed session

March 3, 2011 Comments

Dave Hon

After revising several aspects of their constitution, Student Government Association has placed the revised constitution on the ballot for a student vote. The new constitution, which was discussed in closed session during the Feb. 28 senate meeting, passed on a vote of 11-1. SGA refused to release a copy of the revised constitution by press […]

Tobacco policy goes on student ballot

March 1, 2011 Comments

Todd Fuller

Missouri Western, your opportunity to cast your vote on the much bandied about Tobacco Policy will happen March 7-8. This topic has been a sore spot for many students, particularly smokers, and now everyone will have the opportunity to read the new policy and determine whether or not to adopt it. It is important to […]

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