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SGA plans to recruit first-time students

TJ Rigg

September 17

Filed under News, Student Government Association

Student Body President Joseph Shepard said the university needs to look for ways to recruit more low-income, first generation minority students.In the weekly meeting of Wichita State’s Student Government Association on Wednesday, Shepard sai...

SGA appoints new chairman of newly formed Academics Committee

TJ Rigg

September 10

Filed under News, Student Government Association

Junior Dalton Glasscock’s role in Student Government Association keeps on growing.During Wednesday’s senate meeting, Glasscock, who was appointed at-large senator last week, was appointed chairman of the newly created Academ...

SGA debates bill promoting Boys and Girls Club partnership

TJ Rigg

September 3

Filed under News, Student Government Association

It was business as usual for most of Wichita State’s Student Government Association on Wednesday, up until a resolution was read late in the meeting.The resolution was designed to create Wichita State Inspire, an initiative...

Students seek out SGA for assistance

TJ Rigg

August 27

Filed under News, Student Government Association

Student Body President Joseph Shepard reiterated the need for Student Government Association to serve all Wichita State students Wednesday .“Our job is not to be political all the time,” he said. “Our job is to serve stude...

Oversight committee dissolved in first SGA meeting

Reporter

August 23

Filed under News, Student Government Association

The first Wichita State Student Government Association meeting of the fall had a large audience when the meeting first started Wednesday night.A bigger portion of the audience were friends of Abduljaleel “Jalil” Alarbash, ...

SGA passes tobacco-free resolution, swears in new Senate

Staff Reporter

April 27

Filed under News, Student Government Association

The 57th Wichita State Student Government Association finished its term in office Wednesday by passing a resolution in support of a tobacco-free campus.The resolution culminated a year’s work from the 57th SGA administration and the...

SGA passes more funding bills ins most recent meeting

Staff Reporter

April 20

Filed under Student Government Association

The Wichita State Student Government Association approved two funding bills in a short meeting Wednesday.The first bill was for multiple organizations and totaled $4,552.26.The second bill funded two students to attend conferences an...

Letter from the student body president: Should Kansas allow discrimination by religious student organizations?

Student Body President

April 8

Filed under Student Government Association

The Kansas Senate recently passed a bill that allows legal discrimination by student religious organizations at public universities in Kansas.Senate Bill 175, passed by the Kansas Senate on March 19, would allow religious student organizations t...

SGA passes resolution against Kansas state Senate bill

Staff Reporter

April 6

Filed under News, Student Government Association

The Wichita State Student Government Association debated and passed a resolution proposed by SGA President Matthew Conklin at a meeting Wednesday.The resolution­­—a commitment to support or show where SGA stands—opposed...

SGA Elections: Get to know the President and Vice President Candidates

Editor-in-Chief

March 31

Filed under Student Government Association

As part of the Sunflower’s continuing coverage of the 2015 Student Government Association elections, the Sunflower talked with the president and vice president candidates on both tickets.Manon Marcotte and Dalton Glasscock are the...

SGA hears amendment to funding bill

Staff Reporter

March 30

Filed under Student Government Association

The Wichita State Student Government Association passed two funding bills and reviewed a senate bill in a succinct meeting Wednesday.New business began with the first read of a senate bill.The bill addressed funding for students and ...