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SGA elections approach

By: ZACHARY BEAUCHAMP Staff Writer The Student Government Association (SGA) hosts elections every spring semester to elect their next set of officials. There are 16 positions to fill in the SGA. The positions include: President, Vice-President, Treasurer, Secretary and 12 Senators. “The terms are for one year and start after Final Exams and run into

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Campus safety and Student Activity Fund focus of discussions at SGA

By: CHRISTINA CLARK, HENRY FREESE Editor-in-Chief, Staff Writer The Student Government Association (SGA) at IU South Bend held its second weekly meeting of the month on Feb. 8. New business during the meeting included a discussion on campus safety. The heart of the discussion was about calling for campus, police escorts. On Wednesday, Feb. 6,

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Diversity, recent incidents, center stage at SGA meeting

By KATE LUCE Staff-writer kmluce@iu.edu Diversity was spotlighted at Friday’s meeting. Tami Martinez, assistant dean of Raclin School of the Arts, came to the recent Student Government Association (SGA) meeting to speak about diversity among IU South Bend. As a student in a PhD-program for higher education, one of Martinez’s core courses focuses heavily on

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SGA creates scholarship benefiting veterans

BY: KATE LUCE Staff Writer kmluce@iu.edu The Student Government Association (SGA)  has been recently prepping for their first Veterans Benefit Dinner, which will is slated for Friday, Nov. 11. The funds from tickets sales and donations will directly go to a scholarship benefiting student veterans and dependents of veterans. “The scholarship is an emergency fund

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SGA update with Kanopy accruing unforeseen costs, French Club plans trip

By: KATE LUCE Staff Writer kmluce@iu.edu One funding request and a visit from the campus librarians marked this past week’s Student Government Association (SGA) meeting. Vicki Bloom and two other librarians headed over to the SAC to try to resurrect the Student Advisory Council for library services at IU South Bend. The council only meets

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Administration and SGA have a conversation of improving campus life

By: Kate Luce Staff Writer kmluce@iu.edu Campus pride and student life are just two of the conversations that were held this past Friday. The Student Government Association (SGA) and significant members of administration came together to speak about the ways student life could be improved. One of the first things that was covered in the

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Raclin School of the Arts gets its funding during SGA meeting

By Kate Luce Staff Writer kmluce@iu.edu     Students from IU South Bend and regional high schools will get into several campus performances for free this academic year.     After a cut of 20% of the Raclin School of the Arts total budget due to a redesigned budget, the school decided that students would

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