A round-up of students running for the spring 2023 SGA election.
New election guidelines passed by SGA
SGA passes Resolution 2223-056 to approve updated election guidelines.
Butler proposes increase in student parking permit prices
Butler administration proposes increases to student parking permit prices, SGA introduces resolution in opposition.
SGA Senate introduces resolutions to address tokenism and lobbying
Resolution 74 was tabled and Resolution 77 was recently passed.
Cade Chezem takes on role of SGA Speaker of the Senate
The sophomore biology major looks to increase communication between SGA and the student body.
Resolution to restructure SGA senate tabled as ad hoc committees are proposed
Junior class senator Emily Shoemaker proposed a senate resolution on Wednesday that would create committees to study students’ responses to a change in senate representation.
BUPD and CHAARG co-host self-defense event
SGA Senate’s BUPD Committee organized an event with CHAARG, a women’s fitness group on campus, where BUPD officers taught students self-defense. The event included tips on how to prevent an attack and how to ward off an attacker.
Turning Point USA denied sponsorship from SGA
Turning Point USA reached out to SGA for sponsorship to be an official group on Butler’s campus and was turned down. TPUSA supports fiscal responsibility, limited government and free markets, but has received criticism for recent comments on minority groups.
SGA interviews applicants to fill senate vacancies
Rather than holding additional student body elections, SGA is interviewing candidates to fill its remaining senate vacancies.