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SGA Senator submits complaints, suggests President should step down

In the open discussion portion of Monday night’s SGA meeting, one of the senate’s newer senators presented a list of proposed motions to SGA members and the gallery. Senator Jonathan “AJ Billions” Aldridge submitted a document with 15 points of proposed action. These points were labeled as motions and were described on the document as coming from “many MWSU students... Read More

SGA looks to fill vacant seats

SGA is working on to fill a number of vacant Senate seats. After the SGA elections last spring, ten senators were elected, leaving another ten possible senate seats unfilled. The number of vacant seats rose again when two senators left Senate to join the Fuson/Christensen Administration’s Executive Board. Over the past two meetings of this year, Ravyn Highsmith and Mary... Read More

Jacobson challenges common narratives about immigration

On April 6, Pi Sigma Alpha and SGA hosted Dr. Robin Jacobson, who spoke about immigration and the narratives about immigrants that affect our national policy decisions. Jacobson, an associate professor of political science at the University of Puget Sound in Washington state, emphasized the influence of narratives throughout her talk. “Recognize, I think, the power of narratives about who... Read More

Western Student Attends National Prayer Breakfast in D.C.

Paul Granberry III is the first Western student to have the honor of attending the National Prayer Breakfast in Washington D.C. The National Prayer Breakfast, an annual event started in 1953 by Abraham Vereide, is a series of meetings, luncheons and dinners attended by around 3,000 people from nearly 140 countries. State senators and representatives, doctors, lawyers and community leaders,... Read More

GriffsGiveBack gets SGA support

A new volunteering program is getting its start under SGA. GriffsGiveBack is a program on campus meant to help connect students with volunteer opportunities and has been in existence for about a month and a half now. On Monday night, SGA voted to fund the fledgling organization through next semester and make its director a member of SGA staff. The... Read More