Tag: student government association

SGA gets a Zooming start to the new semester

By: Mira Costello Staff-writer Kicking off the semester, the Student Government Association held their first two meetings of the new year on Jan. 14 and Jan. 21 to discuss COVID-19 updates, new member appointments and changes to the SGA Constitution. Faculty adviser Scott Strittmatter reminded students that appointments for COVID-19 vaccines and boosters are available

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MLK had a dream – and so do IUSB students

By: Mira Costello Staff-writer The words “diversity,” “equity” and “inclusion” (DEI) haven’t lost any of their buzz since entering the collegiate vocabulary. Often, though, the question remains: are we walking the talk? On Jan. 18, the Student Government Association’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee hosted a speak-out to discuss just that. In the spirit of Martin

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SGA approves Fall Festival funding and Boo to You

By: Reagan Ayala Intern    With midterms creeping up, one thing students look forward to on campus is the Fall Festival. This daylong event is for students to destress, grab a free pumpkin, and have some fun.    This year, the Fall Festival is planning on being bigger than ever before. Happening on Oct. 14, Student Life

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SGA discusses committee reports

By: Mira Costello Staff-Writer    In the absence of many senators, staffers and their faculty advisor, the Student Government Association held a brief meeting on Friday, Nov. 5 primarily to discuss committee reports.    The safety committee, chaired by senior Anna Roberts, said they are preparing for their annual safety walk with IUPD to identify locations on

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Students and faculty gather for historic inauguration

By: Mira Costello Staff-Writer    After a tumultuous two years – politically, socially, educationally and pandemic-ally – students might be tired of living through major history. This month, though, IU South Bend’s community members had the opportunity to witness some good news: the inauguration of IU’s nineteenth and first female president, Dr. Pamela Whitten.    Students and

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Accumulated SAF money surplus to go to Long Term Planning Fund

By: Alyssa Foster Staff Writer The IU South Bend Student Government Association approved a motion while weighing the options of what to do with a large surplus of accumulated Student Activity Fee money on Friday.  As of Feb. 24, the total value of the SAF surplus totaled $305,450.44. The money has been transferred into the

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Spanish Club fundraiser

By: KYLIE CAMPBELL Staff Writer kycampbe@iu.edu Love pizza and supporting your campus? The Spanish Club at IU South Bend will be hosting a fundraiser at Blaze Pizza on Thursday, March 12. The fundraiser will take place from 2-6 p.m. Blaze Pizza will donate 20% of proceeds from meal costs towards IU South Bend’s Spanish Club.

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Changing the rules on skateboards, women’s soccer team pushing for next semester

By: KATE LUCE Staff Writer It came to light that the skateboarding policy has changed last Student Government Association (SGA) meeting. With funding undergoing approval, the women’s soccer team is on track be in full swing next semester. As of now, students are allowed to use skateboards, penny boards and longboards in housing only. Students

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