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Assembly to vote on new budget

Butler University’s Student Government Association will vote this afternoon to approve the largest budget in the organization’s history. More than $748,000 collected from student fees will be allocated to student organizations and programs. Each year, Butler students pay approximately $288 in student fees. About $180 goes to SGA. Representatives from Butler’s more than 150 student

OPINION | It’s the passion that counts

The recent struggle for Student Government Association President-elect Mike Keller to find nominees for the position of vice president of diversity programming has shed some light on the issue of filling SGA vacancies—and how best to push and represent diversity on Butler University’s campus. SGA usually requires that applicants for vice president of diversity programming

CPA budget increases

The Council on Presidential Affairs had its budget increased this year to about $12,000 from last year’s budget of $9,000. Mike Tirman, CPA chair, said the council needed the increase in order to effectively sponsor the group’s planned events for this year. According to the Student Government Association’s website, CPA “works actively and positively toward

Council on Presidential Affairs to host summit to certify sustainability on campus

In an effort to create awareness about sustainability on campus and within student organizations, Council on Presidential Affairs will host a Green Summit Oct. 7. The event, which will be held in the Reilly Room, will determine which of the nearly 150 student organizations on campus can be certified as “green organizations.” “We want to

Former SGA presidential candidate questions budget

Part of the Student Government Association budget is still awaiting approval after assembly members questioned some of its items at Wednesday’s assembly meeting. Members voted to table the $25,800 miscellaneous expenses section of SGA’s nearly $670,000 proposed budget until today’s meeting. Senior Anna Roueche, who represents the Council on Presidential Affairs at assembly, first questioned

CPA focuses on solutions to increase on-campus jobs

For many Butler University students, finding an on-campus job is harder than finding a needle in a haystack. “Jobs fill up very quickly,” Liz Freedman, student employment coordinator, said. “Finding an on-campus job is like finding a real-world job.” About 1,000 students are working an on-campus job, and as students’ schedules become busier, there is