The Horizon

SGA passes amendment

IUS Horizon

December 1, 2009

In a display of defiance, the Student Government Association senate voted to override SGA President James Bonsall’s veto of a passed constitutional amendment at their meeting on Nov. 19. The amendment will add the office of secretary into the constitution. Bonsall vetoed the amendment because he said...

SGA reviews performance, constitution

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November 17, 2009

At the Nov. 12 meeting of the Student Government Association, SGA president James Bonsall said the SGA has made a significant impact in the smoking ban enforcement. “The administration does listen to us, but they don’t always act on what we have to say,” Bonsall said. “This time, it seems like...

SGA buys new printer

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November 10, 2009

The Student Government Association approved $300 for a new SGA office printer at their meeting on Nov. 6. James Bonsall, SGA president, said the new printer will pay for itself. “The printer we have in our office right now is three years old and completely on the fritz,” Bonsall said. “Cartridges...

SGA discusses smoke-out

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November 3, 2009

Student Government Association President James Bonsall said he praised the students involved in Thursday’s smoke-out, but said the SGA could not approve of any campus policy violations. “I was glad to see students using their constitutional right of free speech at the smoke-out,” Bonsall said....

SGA discusses printed schedule

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October 26, 2009

Elizabeth Jackson, Student Government Association pro-temp, said the spring 2010 printed version of the schedule of classes contains inaccuracies. She said this at the SGA meeting on Oct. 22. “I just don’t think it is a reliable source,” Jackson said. “Several courses in the French and psychology...

Medical school discussed in SGA

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October 19, 2009

Third- and fourth-year IU medical school students may soon be calling IU Southeast home. James Bonsall, Student Government Association president, brought this up at the SGA meeting on Thursday, Oct. 15. “Right now, the medical school in Indianapolis has enough capacity for classes but there isn’t...

SGA requests smoking ban exception

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October 13, 2009

The Student Government Association approved a resolution requesting an area of exception to the university’s tobacco policy at their meeting on Oct. 8. The resolution calls for the administration to lift the tobacco ban in an area near the residence halls and other areas that are agreed upon at a...

Tobacco resolution discussed in SGA

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October 3, 2009

The Student Government Association will vote on a tobacco policy resolution next week James Bonsall, SGA president, said at their meeting on Oct. 1. “We’ve been talking to students all week, and for the most part they’re happy it’s going to be enforced,” Bonsall said. The resolution will mos...

SGA to start smoking survey

IUS Horizon

October 1, 2009

The Student Government Association will begin a survey of students in the coming weeks in an attempt to gauge opinion on tobacco enforcement, James Bonsall, SGA president, said at their meeting on Sept. 24. The move follows a meeting of the Campus Executive Council on Monday, Sept. 21, in which the...

Moody new senate chair

IUS Horizon

September 22, 2009

Staff shakeups once again dominated the Student Government Association agenda in their meeting on Thursday, Sept. 17. Senate Chair Joshua Sesar resigned his position a week after taking office due to time restrictions. “The SGA constitution states that senators have to serve a minimum of three offi...

Grenadiers handle smaller Eutectics

IUS Horizon

March 7, 2009

The IUS men’s basketball team dismantled the St. Louis College of Pharmacy Eutectics 101-52 in the Activities Building on Saturday, Feb. 21.  Sophomore guard, Josh Lowery, led the Grenadiers with 26 points, while James Thompkins, senior forward, added 18 points in his last home game in a Grenadi...

Forum discusses tanking economy

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March 7, 2009

More than 50 people packed into the Hoosier Room on Monday, Feb. 9 to hear a panel of IUS social science faculty discuss the economic crisis. The panel included Stephanie Bower, professor of history, Jim St. Clair, professor of journalism, Sam Sloss, professor of sociology, and Joseph Wert, associate...