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IUS individuals elected into local city councils

IUS Horizon

December 5, 2011


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Two individuals from the IU Southeast community – Matt Owen, political science junior and SGA senate chair, and Gregory Phipps, senior lecturer and program coordinator in the Department of Sociology – have been elected for the Jeffersonville and New Albany City Councils. Owen was elected for the...

SGA votes during executive session

IUS Horizon

December 5, 2011


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The Student Government Association began their meeting 30 minutes late and went directly into executive session on Dec. 1. Executive sessions are when the senate votes to close the meeting to the community in order to discuss confirmation proceedings for nominees to SGA positions and disciplinary...

SGA changes senator probationary period

IUS Horizon

November 14, 2011


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The Student Government Association held its meeting on Nov. 3 by talking about the syllabus proposal that was taken to the Student Recruitment and Retention Committee on Oct. 30. The syllabus proposal would give faculty the means to put a syllabus onto OneStart before classes begin and encourage them...

Proposal passes in SGA for new policy

IUS Horizon

November 7, 2011


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The Student Government Association passed a proposal that would change how syllabuses are viewed at their meeting on Oct. 27. According to the proposal, instead of the course syllabus going onto OnCourse when classes start, they will be available before the start of the respective semester. Kevin...

SGA demands office supplies

IUS Horizon

October 23, 2011


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The Student Government Association discussed restructuring its organization at the Oct. 13 meeting. On Oct. 5, the SGA talked about bringing in new senators by having the deans of each school select five students to be placed on a ballot, and the top two voted in by students would become senators. Matt...

SGA fills more positions, reforms

IUS Horizon

October 10, 2011


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The Student Government Association began their meeting on Sept. 29 by swearing in Ryan Miller, education junior, as a full-time senator. Normally, senators have to go through a two-week probationary period before they can become full senators. However, since Miller was a senator last fall, the SGA v...

SGA votes in new senators

IUS Horizon

October 2, 2011


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Two students were made probationary senators for the Student Government Association during their Sept. 22 meeting. Stephon Moore, journalism freshman, and Brandon Smith, secondary education freshman, were voted in as the new probationary senators. “I wanted to help people, make a difference at...

SGA moves bill to emergency status

IUS Horizon

September 26, 2011


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The Student Government Association started their meeting on Sept. 15 by deciding on a new secretary. Dulguun Otgonsuren, undecided sophomore, was nominated for the position and voted in as the SGA secretary. “I looked over the description, and it’s something I could do,” Otgonsuren said. “I just ...

SGA commemorates 9/11

IUS Horizon

September 18, 2011


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The Student Government Association started off with a delay to their meeting on Sept. 8, due to some of the senators attending late classes. Matt Owen, political science junior and SGA senate chair, asked other senators to write a directive that would expire at the end of the semester to change t...

SGA creates new logo

IUS Horizon

August 28, 2011


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A new branding campaign was discussed at the Student Government Association’s summer meeting on June 5. SGA President Josh Kornberg explained to other members of the SGA why he felt like the organization needed to be re-branded. “I wanted people to know that we are going to function as a legitim...

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