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SGA approves one of two resolutions at second semester meeting

(01/24/17 1:28am)

The Student Government Association introduced their second meeting of the spring 2017 semester with the available positions that are up for grabs.The UC Auditorium was filled with students eager to see change in CMU’s community.The house leader Cody Van Buren, introduced the available positions, which were the following: House Clerk, House Pro Tempore, Parliamentarian, Membership Committee, SBAC, and Hardship.Leaders of the six committees had then given updates on what was discussed at their individual meetings.

Proceeding With a Purpose

(01/18/17 8:44pm)

While Central Michigan University administration and the Academic Senate make decisions regarding the university, some of the legislation comes from another source.That source is a group of students whose decisions reflect the voice for their fellow students on campus.Student Government Association (SGA) is described by its President Jazmin Biernat as “an organization of student representatives on campus that look to address issues that are relevant for everyone.”Biernat replaced Ian Elliott, who stepped down in December due to “personal reasons and opportunities.” Biernat declined to comment Elliott’s whereabouts but said she is excited to lead the organization this semester.“Every year it’s something different,” Biernat said.

SGA strives to bridge gap between students and city, open communication

(09/11/16 6:02pm)

After a long summer dedicating two days a week to communicating the needs of Central Michigan University students to administrators, Student Government Association President Ian Elliott wants to continue that discussion.He hopes to open a channel of communication between students, city officials, and CMU administration through regular meetings and compiling documentation of student grievances.By doing this, Elliott said he hopes to improve transparency between the three bodies so they can work together to provide the best opportunities for students.SGA is a body of students meant to connect the gap between students and university officials.