Tag: student government association

Momentum builds for SGA’s final 2018-19 budget

By: KATE LUCE Staff Writer katelucellc@gmail.com The Student Government Association (SGA) will soon try to pass the largest budget in its history for the upcoming school year, according to SGA President Shail Bhagat. “This year we had to change many outdated practices that were really impeding the scope of this organization. I see the progress

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Vice Chancellor: Child Development Center could reopen

By: KATE LUCE Staff Writer katelucellc@gmail.com Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Jann Joseph spoke to SGA about the possible reopening of the Early Child Development Center. Joseph said that if the center was to open again, money might be needed from the Student Activities Fund to make it happen. This would not be a

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Lack of quorum delays funding request

By: KATE LUCE Staff Writer katelucellc@gmail.com A funding requesting from the Student Finance Association was put on hold because the quorum was not met at last Friday’s Student Government Association (SGA) meeting. The Student Finance Association is looking to take eight members to New York City to explore Wall Street for four days. The group

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SGA teams up with Special Olympics

By: ZANE GONZALEZ Staff Writer @ZaneGonzo36   The Student Government Association (SGA) heard from Special Olympics representative Buzz Lail, Friday, about partnering to spread the word about an upcoming Polar Plunge in South Bend. Lail was there to propose the idea of working with SGA to help raise awareness about the Polar Plunge that will

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SGA passes constitutional referendum

By: ZANE GONZALEZ Staff Writer @ZaneGonzo36 At the beginning of the semester, the Student Government Association (SGA) started talks of making some changes to their constitution, and the process that it was going to take. This past week, the SGA’s constitutional referendum passed with 108 student votes. A minimum of 80 votes was required to

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SGA addresses campus skateboarding ban, referendum for constitution and Sodexo food services

By: ZANE GONZALEZ Staff Writer @ZaneGonzo36 The Student Government Association (SGA) discussed lifting the campus skateboarding ban, a referendum for their constitution revision and an ongoing issue with Sodexo food services. Members of the Political Science Club requested funding to attend the Agents of Innovation Conference in November. The conference would allow students to explore

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IU South Bend hosts Halloween events

By: TAYLOR WALDRON Staff Writer @taylor_sumiko This year’s Halloween Dance, presented by the Residence Hall Association (RHA), occurs on Oct. 26, 2017. The event will begin at 9 p.m. in the Community Building, of River Crossing Student Housing. This dance is what many students are calling the biggest social event of the year, being that it

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SGA and Political Science Club work to create informed voters

By: CHRISTINE GIVER Staff Writer Changes are possibly coming to the IU South Bend Constitution if students vote to pass the referendum this week. Andi Trowbridge, the secretary of SGA and the president of the Political Science Club, spoke passionately about the work that has been put into a revised version of the Constitution. “It

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