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Griffon Update Brings in Pinnacle Nomination

Western’s digital magazine Griffon Update has been nomination for the College Media Association’s Pinnacle award, an award of excellence in journalism and media organization. Update’s Katelyn Canon and Jennifer Swope have been nominated for the public service announcement package for Western’s “It’s on Us” campaign that debuted in the spring of 2015. “It’s on Us” is a national campaign dedicated... Read More

‘Without a doubt the best compromise’

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 committee entered the meeting with... Read More

Food pantry approved, coming to campus

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 soon. Nearly two years ago,... Read More

SGA Notebook: FOC granted additional funding, set to impose more regulations

The Financial Oversight Committee has been granted $15,000 in extra funds to continue funding students to go to conferences and educational trips. With that extra funding, Director of Finance Brandon Grieshaber proposes new regulations to the Funding Act for the FOC to implement when reviewing funding requests. The goal is to continue to reduce the burden on students and organizations... Read More