Tag: student government association

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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SGA approves three club’s funding requests

By: Zane Gonzalez Staff Writer @ZaneGonzo36 The SGA met for their weekly meeting last Friday, where they heard pitches from four clubs who were seeking funding requests. The Dodgeball club, the Equestrian team, the Education Student Association, and the Center for a Sustainable Future each got in front of the SGA to give their case

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SGA seeks more members

By: KATE LUCE Staff Writer katelucellc@gmail.com   With the recent decline of membership, IU South Bend’s Student Government Association (SGA) is looking for more students to participate as senators and cabinet members. “It’s an excellent chance to delve into the world of government on a smaller scale so you can get a taste of what

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SGA to hold presidential debate

By: TYRA BAHNEY Staff Writer The Student Government Association (SGA) will hold a meet and greet for SGA members running for executive office positions for the 2017 to 2018 school year 5 p.m. April 13 in Wiekamp Hall Room 1190. Following the meet and greet will be the debate starting at 6:30 p.m. and will

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