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SGA tables constitutional amendments

Despite a demonstration and a meeting dedicated to editing the constitution, SGA has tabled its constitutional amendments to next semester. Last week’s meeting saw the first proposed constitutional amendments since Jan. 29’s demonstration against what SGA saw as an imbalance of power between it and administration. There were concerns among both senators and administrators that the constitution was not ready... Read More

BARC development ahead of schedule

Soon students will have a 24-hour homework and group project room on the second floor of the Blum Student Union. The Blum Academic Resource Center will take the place of the computer lab on the second floor and will offer a TV to allow students to connect laptops and other devices. The BARC will be open by the end... Read More

It’s official- WAC is on its own

After a vote of the student body, the Western Activities Council split from the Student Government Association, forming a separate organization Friday, Oct. 16. The ballot question passed a two-thirds vote of Western students. SGA has been discussing the policy change for multiple weeks, but now that the students have approved the constitutional amendment, it has been added to the... Read More

The WAC-SGA Breakup: “It was mutual”

The Student Government Association presented legislations Monday that call for the separation of the Western Activities Council from SGA. Student administrators suggest that the changes are meant to distinguish the goals and guidelines of the two institutions. “Basically, the reason this is happening is that we decided that WAC and SGA, at their core, serve two very different missions,” SGA... Read More

Blum shines at Heart Your Union

Candy and giveaways highlighted Heart Your Union, as 16 various student organizations and services gathered on the second floor of the Blum Union to show students what they have to offer. This free event was put on by the Student Government association and headed by Senator Brian Shewell, who serves as the Chairman for Campus Advancement Committee. It took place... Read More