Tag: student government

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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Two large funding requests passed this week’s SGA meeting

By: KATE LUCE Staff Writer kmluce@iu.edu The Student Government Association (SGA) passed two large funding requests for the Advertising Club and the Black Student Union. The Advertising Club’s trip to the Chicago Advertising Career Fair was funded to $2,000. The career fair in Chicago allows students to work and network with professionals in their industry.

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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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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 “This year we had to change many outdated practices that were really impeding the scope of this organization.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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Student Government Association: A semester in review and a look ahead

President Lee Cohen discusses past spending, student activity fees and budget concerns. By: IZZA JATALA Staff Writer Ever wonder about the details of the Student Government Association (SGA) activities at IU South Bend? Lee Cohen, SGA president, sat down with The Preface to talk about last semester’s SGA activities and what they’re focusing on for

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Criminal Justice Club protests SGA president’s funding veto

Members of the Criminal Justice Club arrived at Friday’s Student Government Association (SGA) meeting carrying handmade signs condemning President Lee Cohen. The reason behind their anger? A vetoed funding request.