Archive for Student Government

Senate asks for more information before proposing solid fee

February 22, 2012 Comments

Dave Hon

More information will be needed before the Student Government Association can make any decision on a new fee for students. At a joint committee meeting last Wednesday, SGA executives announced that they are still waiting on how the University will respond to the $3.4 million shortfall in the budget. The meeting was open to students […]

Sara Evans to headline WAC Spring Concert

Sara Evans to headline WAC Spring Concert

February 14, 2012 Comments

Natalie Spivey

Country singer Sara Evans is this year’s headliner for the Spring Concert April 12. President of WAC Lauren Dillon said she is excited for the concert. [caption id="attachment_9202" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Country star Sara Evans will headline this year's WAC spring Concert."][/caption] “The really cool thing is she is actually from Boonville, Mo. The opening band […]

Student implemented fee could solve budget shortfall

Student implemented fee could solve budget shortfall

February 14, 2012 Comments

Dave Hon

University President Robert Vartabedian said Friday that the missing piece to the budget problem is a potential student-implemented fee. While addressing a forum of students, staff and faculty, Vartabedian delivered information on Western’s cuts from state appropriations. To make up some of the lost revenue, Vartabedian said that he hoped student leaders will vote on […]

SGA sets the bar high, new senators take positions

February 3, 2012 Comments

Albert Shelby

SGA President Alison Norris declares one major goal loud and clear: take care of the students. SGA President Alison Norris is fully aware of the University’s recent budget cuts. Her acknowledgment of the fact may be the reason she seemed to be very dedicated in her duty to help students out on campus as much […]

Student Senate looking for new members

January 23, 2012 Comments

Matthew Hunt

Homework, working forty hours or more per week, and keeping up that GPA. These may be some of the factors leading to the loss of membership in the Student Senate. The spring semester starts this week, and the senate will be back in session.  According to former Senator Nick Brewer his reason for leaving was […]

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