Tag Archives: SGA assembly

SGA gifts its favorites

Butler University’s Student Government Association channeled Oprah Winfrey with its annual “favorite things” giveaway. Today’s SGA meeting will feature giveaways from different executive members, just like last week’s meeting. SGA President Mike Keller said he and his colleagues were not exactly sure when the holiday gifting began but said it’s been going on for at

SGA assembly approves largest budget in organization history

The Student Government Association approved the largest budget in school history at last week’s assembly. In a nearly unanimous vote, assembly members voted to pass the budget without question. The organization’s budget is money received through student fees. Each Butler University undergraduate pays $244 in student fees each year. Nearly $180 of that fee funds

OPINION | SGA Assembly: fulfill duty to campus and student body

On Sep. 19, Student Government Association assembly voted and passed the SGA budget proposal. This familiar procedure took place in a matter of minutes with little debate or concern raised about where approximately $750,000 would be going. This all-too-common scenario illustrates an issue that assembly must face—SGA representatives need to take their jobs more seriously.

OPINION | SGA should heed advice of national government expert

When Butler University’s Student Government Association failed to release the vote totals from the recent SGA presidential election even after the SGA assembly voted in favor of releasing them, I felt that it was a large misstep for SGA. Now, those who think it is wrong to release the numbers should think again about their

SGA presidential candidates face off

The SGA presidential candidates are geared up for their final debate, taking place tomorrow from 6 to 8 p.m. in PB 150. This will be the last chance for students to hear the candidates publicly debate before Monday’s vote. Last Sunday, The Collegian’s staff members met with the four student politicians and conducted a separate

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