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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 […]

Senate achieves much despite retention issues

December 28, 2011 Comments

Todd Fuller

As the semester winds down, so does the total number of senators for Missouri Western’s Student Government Association. According to Jacob Scott, vice president of SGA, the number of senators had risen to 16, but by the end of the semester that number will be down to ten as a result of graduation and senators […]

Western searches for our next Student Governor

October 30, 2011 Comments

Matthew Hunt

Western continues to search for the next Student Governor. The deadline has been set for Friday, Nov. 11. It’s hard to determine if the Student Governor has found the right candidate for his successor, but with the extension he may. The current Student Governor, Peter Gregory, is responsible for submitting the names of three candidates […]

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