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SGA hears revised student fees allocations, vote happening next week

TJ Rigg

April 1

Filed under Student Government Association

If the revised recommended student fees allocations are passed, Mikrokosmos, Wichita State’s literary journal, would receive $2,000 of the $6,000 it requested from student fees.Originally, the magazine was slated to receive ...

SGA president, vice president candidates to debate Friday

Shelby Reynolds

April 1

Filed under News, Student Government Association

Three parties in the running for student body president and student body vice president will voice their opinions Friday evening in the annual Student Government Association debate.Current SGA senator Ruben Lebron, as senior,...

SGA passes resolution recommending removal of plus/minus grading

TJ Rigg

March 10

Filed under News, Student Government Association

Like other Wichita State students, sophomore Katie Wiggins said she has mixed feelings about the university’s plus/minus grading system.“If we’re going to do a plus/minus system, we need to make sure it’s fair across all of our stud...

SGA sends recommended student fees budget back to drawing board

Andrew Linnabary

March 10

Filed under News, Student Government Association

If proposed student fees budget cuts are approved, Mikrokosmos, Wichita State’s literary journal, may soon be printing its last publication.“This is one of the oldest creative writing programs in the nation,” said Kayla Haas, editor of Mikr...

Student groups plead case to SGA for student fees funding

TJ Rigg

March 3

Filed under News, Student Government Association

The Santa Fe Trail Room of the Rhatigan Student Center was filled with representatives from several student organizations Wednesday night.They attended the Student Government Association meeting to speak about the recommended from allocati...

Breaking down the numbers, process of student fees

TJ Rigg

February 25

Filed under News, Student Government Association

Every year, thousands of dollars in student fees are allocated to various programs on campus in a multi-step process that involves hearings, discussions in Student Government Association, and, ultimately, approval by President Joh...

SGA opposes two state legislature bills

TJ Rigg

February 25

Filed under News, Student Government Association

Student Government Association expressed opposition to two bills presented by the Kansas Legislature during SGA’s meeting Wednesday.SGA read, debated and passed two resolutions against the two bills, Kansas House Bill 2292 and 2207....

SGA swears in new engineering senator

TJ Rigg

February 18

Filed under News, Student Government Association

During a quick meeting Wednesday, Student Government Association appointed a new engineering senator, senior Tyler Laudick.Laudick transferred from the University of Kansas in fall 2014, and said he had been looking to join SGA...

Engineering students bring concerns to SGA

TJ Rigg

February 12

Filed under News, Student Government Association

Two engineering students spoke in Student Government Association’s public forum Wednesday, bringing their concerns to the attention of Student Senate.Their concerns ranged from having to pay extra money for classes due to in...

SGA members travel to Topeka, meet for Higher Education Day

TJ Rigg

February 4

Filed under News, Student Government Association

Several members of Wichita State’s Student Government Association trekked up to Topeka Wednesday for Higher Education Day, which is a date for student body presidents from around Kansas to speak with state legislators and r...

SGA seeks to fill Chief Justice of Supreme Court, Senate positions

Tj Rigg

January 28

Filed under News, Student Government Association

Student Government Association plans to fill several open positions during the first two weeks of February.One of the positions is the Chief Justice of the SGA Supreme Court. The position includes a term that lasts two years, a...

SGA prepares for spring semester

TJ Rigg

January 21

Filed under News, Student Government Association

Wichita State’s Student Government Association has several projects it would like to work on this semester.Student Body Vice President Khondoker Usama said he wants SGA to hone in on two issues this semester: campus safety and refo...