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SSA needs more oversight

After looking through the SSA budgets, it’s hard to know what to make of how SSA was spent last year overall. These funds were spent in a variety of ways. From events, to food, to printing, office supplies, postage and other items, student fees paid for it. Overall, one thing becomes clear: SSA needs more accountability measures. That’s not because... Read More

SGA debates new SSA proposal

Missouri Western’s student government debated a proposed Student Success Act budget in their meeting on April 4. The newest SSA proposal is the seventh to be created by the committee and would largely spend the estimated $520,000 of student fee money to help fund student services and help save Missouri Western money an estimated $195,560. The SSA fee money would... 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

SSA Advisory Committee Meets

(subhead = “Student Success Act committee meets to discuss use of student fee”) (This article goes between 2 plans) It all started with a plea for help from administration. The Student Success Act was enacted to help alleviate the costs of decreasing state appropriations, help Missouri Western continue the services it has and keep the buildings properly maintained. When the budget cuts from... Read More