The Horizon

Committee may dissolve

IUS Horizon

November 8, 2008

Several senators called for the disbanding of the Police Blotter Committee at the Student Government Association meeting on Nov. 6. James Bonsall, treasurer, said he wasn’t sure what the committee would actually do after the results of the survey had been tallied, and that SGA wouldn’t benefit from...

Letters support Horizon’s use of SGA VP title

IUS Horizon

November 1, 2008

Dear Editors, I find it interesting that the Student Government Association is crying foul at the use of [Jacob] Korff’s title in the police blotter. The reasons they state that his title should be omitted is, at best, ridiculous. Read More »...

SGA tries to buy tissues, weighs food

IUS Horizon

November 1, 2008

After the first reading of a bill that would allot $5 to buy facial tissues for the senate office, Student Government Association advisers recommended the senate look at easier ways to buy the tissues. Joe Wert, SGA adviser and associate professor of political science, said writing and voting on a bill...

Police Blotter still concern for SGA

IUS Horizon

October 25, 2008

At the Student Government Association’s meeting on Oct. 23, Chief Justice Jeff Martin voiced displeasure with the publication of Jacob Korff’s title, SGA vice president, next to his name in The Horizon’s police blotter. The entry appeared in the Oct. 20 edition of The Horizon. Martin encouraged...

SGA protests Barnes & Noble

IUS Horizon

October 18, 2008

Several members of the Student Government Association protested on Thursday, Oct. 16, against Barnes & Noble’s failure to put International Standard Book Numbers on an IUS Web site. Two Barnes & Noble representatives spoke to the Faculty Senate on Jan. 17, and said they would work to get the ISBNs ...

SGA may keep confirmation hearings public

IUS Horizon

October 18, 2008

A proposed amendment to the Student Government Association’s bylaws could make it possible to confirm student senators during a public meeting rather than an executive session. Read More »...

SGA pushed to protest bookstore reps.

IUS Horizon

October 10, 2008

Flo Gonya, Student Government Association president, urged the senate to make plans for a peaceful protest on the day the Faculty Senate meets with representatives from Barnes and Noble on Oct. 16. Gonya said part of her concerns include Barnes and Noble’s plan to put International Standard Book Numbers...

SGA looks into quality of food, student opinion on blotter

IUS Horizon

October 4, 2008

The SGA announced it will be addressing student complaints concerning the portion size of food served at the IUS Food Court at its weekly meeting Thursday, Oct. 2. Flo Gonya, Student Government Association president and general studies senior, said, while conducting an in-class survey, she found a majority...

Executive sessions explained

IUS Horizon

October 4, 2008

Dear Editors, So I find myself reading two related articles in The Horizon just a few weeks ago. One pertains to the Student Government Association, for lack of a better word, losing their minds. How did they lose their minds, you might ask? Read More »...

SGA fields complaints about IUS staying open after storm

IUS Horizon

September 19, 2008

Flo Gonya, Student Government Association president and general studies senior, urged the SGA senate to address the complaints of students stemming from the wind storms from last Sunday. Gonya said she received several complaints from students about professors who would not allow any flexibility in...

Student Activity Fee distributed

IUS Horizon

September 16, 2008

The Athletic Department bought two new treadmills, an indoor batting cage and a section of bleachers this fall. These purchases were made with money collected from Student Activity Fee. This fee is built into the tuition that all students have to pay. The money is distributed by the Student Life Committee....

SGA on right track

IUS Horizon

September 13, 2008

SGA stands for the Student Government Association. Last week, several of its members took a small step toward recognizing and living up to part of the responsibility that comes with being a government entity. During their last meeting, the SGA was unable to enter a secret executive session to discuss...