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Student Senate passes new fee

Student Senate passes new fee

April 2, 2012 Comments

Dave Hon

Student Senate passed new fees for students Monday night at their second to last Senate meeting. The Student Success Act, which spent weeks in committee before being brought to the Senate, implements a $75 fee on full-time students, a $50 fee on part-time students and a $25 fee on summer students. Student Success Act, Meeting […]

Black Student Union criticizes new student fee at SGA meeting

Black Student Union criticizes new student fee at SGA meeting

March 28, 2012 Comments

Dave Hon

The student government faced criticism from students Monday night about a proposed new $75 student fee. The student government has proposed a $75 student fee to help administration close the $1.6 million budget shortfall. The plan was first proposed at an open forum last Wednesday and senate plans to vote on it in Senate Monday […]

Jacob Scott wins election, will be next SGA president

Jacob Scott wins election, will be next SGA president

March 8, 2012 Comments

Dave Hon

Jacob Scott and Lauren Upton have been elected SGA’s next president and vice president. Scott and Upton won with 449 votes while Cody Beyers and Kelsey Samenus received 308 votes, totaling 757 total voters. “I am so excited,” Scott said. “It’s going to be a great honor to serve students for an entire year as […]

SGA funds $100K of special projects to new desks

SGA funds $100K of special projects to new desks

March 6, 2012 Comments

Dave Hon

Senate voted to allocate $99,558 to new chairs and tables and replace tablet desks in classrooms across campus at Monday night’s SGA meeting. Senator Amber Marie Nold, who gave the authorship speech at the meeting, said that she had a personal experience with the tablet desks. “It just kind of hit home with me,” Nold […]

Presidential debate shows insight to candidates

Presidential debate shows insight to candidates

February 29, 2012 Comments

Dave Hon

Students who attended the SGA presidential debates should know their candidates a lot better now. The SGA presidential debates Wednesday night helped the students in attendance get acquainted with presidential candidates Jacob Scott and Cody Beyers. The debate hosted by SGA and The Griffon News let the two candidates react to each others policies and plans […]

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