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Shepard remains in office, self-authored resolution doesn’t pass

TJ Rigg

December 4

Filed under Student Government Association

With some senators abstaining from voting, Student Government Association unanimously voted against a resolution to remove Joseph Shepard as student body president during SGA’s meeting Wednesday.The resolution — authored by...

Shepard cancels protest, reaches ‘happy medium’ with administration

Shelby Reynolds

November 19

Filed under News, Student Government Association

Student Body President Joseph Shepard announced a list of five demands Monday that were to be presented to university President John Bardo during a Kansas Board of Regents meeting Wednesday.But after a two-and-a-half hour meeting T...

New out-of-state senator, adviser join SGA

TJ Rigg

November 12

Filed under Student Government Association

Two new faces joined Student Government Association during its meeting Wednesday night: Freshman Eric Kromidas as an out-of-state senator and Marché Fleming-Randle as SGA’s new faculty adviser.Kromidas is from Chicago and is...

Communication lecturer commended by SGA for ‘outstanding performance’

TJ Rigg

November 5

Filed under News, Student Government Association

Sandy Sipes has been a familiar face in Elliott Hall for 11 years.Sipes started as a graduate teaching assistant in the Elliott School of Communication, teaching public speaking courses, in 2004.“It was a great way to get my grad...

SGA senators clad in costume for meeting

TJ Rigg

October 29

Filed under News, Student Government Association

Marshallville, the area outside Charles Koch Arena where students line up before home men’s basketball games, was recognized Wednesday by Student Government Association as a Registered Student Organization.In a 25-1 vote, SG...

SGA working on bill to promote campus safety

TJ Rigg

October 22

Filed under Student Government Association

A bill to promote campus safety got its second read during Student Government Association’s meeting Wednesday.  The bill in part states SGA will support observing a campus safety awareness week and support hosting campus safe...

Former student body president recognized as President Emeritus

TJ Rigg

October 15

Filed under News, Student Government Association

Former Student Body President Matthew Conklin can now be called President Emeritus Conklin.During Student Government Association’s weekly meeting Wednesday, a bill was read to grant Conklin the title for his four years of s...

SGA appoints Army veteran as Senator At-Large

TJ Rigg

October 8

Filed under News, Student Government Association

Cody Herrin, an Army veteran who served in the military for five years, was appointed Wednesday as a Senator At-Large during Wichita State’s Student Government Association’s weekly meeting.Herrin is a junior majoring in chemistr...

Long SGA debates center on diversity

TJ RIgg

October 8

Filed under News, Student Government Association

The two times Wichita State’s Student Government Association has spent significant portions of its meeting in a debate so far this year is when the discussion dealt with diversity.The first focused on a resolution that create...

SGA recognizes pre-veterinary club as campus organization

TJ Rigg

October 1

Filed under News, Student Government Association

Ariana Mansouri has had a dream for two years of bringing a pre-veterinary club to Wichita State.Her dream was realized Wednesday night when WSU’s Student Government Association passed a resolution to recognize the pre-veter...

Academics Committee to start brainstorming ideas to serve students

TJ Rigg

September 24

Filed under News, Student Government Association

Student Body President Joseph Shepard said several students have come to Wichita State’s Student Government Association with concerns about the plus/minus grading system the university uses.It’s concerns such as these that will ...