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The Student Government Association will look into its budget after a senator voiced concerns about where the money is going. (Morgan Taylor | Staff Photographer)

SGA committee to conduct internal investigation on budget

A committee has been created to investigate the Student Government Association’s budget after a formal request for review was submitted by members of the House and Senate. Senator William Joseph authored a letter requesting the formation of the review committee. […]
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Mount Pleasant sophomore Marie Reimers smiles as the the City Commission of Mount Pleasant passes the ordinance on Human Rights during the City Commission meeting at City Hall 320 W. Broadway on July 9, 2012. (File Photo | Charlotte Bodak)

SGA marijuana legislation set to pass by default

The marijuana resolution passed by the Student Government Association last week is set to pass Monday evening without officially being approved. SGA President Marie Reimers said Sunday afternoon she is not going to sign the resolution, but will not veto […]
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Divestment group silenced at Board of Trustees Student Liaison meeting

Students asking the Central Michigan University Board of Trustees to stop accepting money from the oil and coal industry were silenced Wednesday at the Board of Trustees Student Liaison meeting. Students of the divestment movement were originally on the meeting […]
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Resolution on marijuana policy passes in SGA Senate

A resolution to amend Central Michigan University’s policy on marijuana has been passed by both houses of the Student Government Association. The legislation changes penalties for students who violate the universities controlled substance policy regarding marijuana. If applied, the resolution […]
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Student signatures no longer needed to run for SGA senate

Students who desire to be elected senators no longer have to roam campus looking for signatures to be placed on the ballot. The Student Government Association made the announcement on its Facebook page and during Monday evening’s general board meeting. […]
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SGA House passes amendment of marijuana policy, Senate tables resolution

A new resolution passed by the Student Government Association’s House of Representatives might change Central Michigan University’s policy on the penalty for marijuana possession. The legislation, presented by Student Advocates for Medical and Recreational Cannabis, passed the House on Monday […]
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SGA ready to present CPF reform to Board of Trustees; senate bylaw changes still in discussion

Central Michigan University’s Student Government Association finalized its proposal to raise the Campus Programing Fund to $1.8 million and is ready to present it to the board of trustees Feb. 19. SGA’s executive board distributed 25 copies of the 40-page […]
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Gov. Rick Snyder opens his speech on the progress and transition on the state of Michigan’s economy Jan. 16, 2014 in Lansing, Mich.  (Katy Kildee | Staff Photographers)

Speak Up, Speak Out forum to discuss local politics following Gov. Rick Snyder’s State of the State

Wednesday night, students can vocalize their concerns on issues brought up by Gov. Rick Snyder during the “Speak Up, Speak Out: Reinventing Michigan?” forum in the Charles V. Park Library Auditorium. Merlyn Mowrey,  SUSO organizational committee chairperson and associate professor, announced the […]
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Winter clothing drive for homeless during Hunger and Homeless Awareness Week

Student Government Association’s diversity committee, working together with Epsilon Sigma Alpha, is organizing a clothing drive for winter clothes for the homeless. As winter fast approaches, many area homeless will be in need of warm clothing. The committee and fraternity […]
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Two SGA senators resign

Two Student Government Association senators resigned from their positions shortly before the SGA general board meeting on Monday. Sens. David Walter and Ottorino Schincariol resigned, stating that the amount of time needed to dedicate to SGA matters were having an […]
Student Government

SGA elects new branch leaders, 15 senators at first meeting

The Student Government Association filled its open Senate seats during its first general board meeting of the year Monday. Appointed officials from the various RSOs on campus, which make up the SGA House of Representatives, and the nine active senators […]
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Ahead of polls opening, SGA president Justin Gawronski endorses Marie Reimers

Entering his final week in office, Student Government Association President and Macomb junior Justin Gawronski has publicly endorsed presidential candidate Marie Reimers’ ticket. In an email to Central Michigan Life over the weekend, Gawronski praised both Reimers’ performance as head […]

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