Category Archives: SGA

Creech to remain acting president of SGA following Pope’s resignation

SGA Vice President Lydia Creech (second from left) became acting president this June, following the resignation of Carson Pope. She is joined here by SGA Treasurer Daniel Epler, Secretary Nicole Hall, Constitution and Elections Chair Missy Rolseth, and Speaker of the Senate Isaac Coronel. PHOTO COURTESY OF LYDIA CREECH.

BY JESSE CALVERT
STAFF WRITER

Westminster’s Student Government Association (SGA) recently underwent senatorial and class presidential elections, bringing in a group of new representatives. In November, students will elect five executive officers. One student, though, transitioned into a new position in the SGA during the summer.

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New Organization Provides Students Professional Connections

The Connecting Hub’s members strive in part to help Westminster students get in touch with graduate schools and study for the Graduate Record Exam, the exam they must pass in order to get in.

BY ROBERTA BURNS
GUEST CONTRIBUTOR 

Westminster’s new Connecting Hub Club was narrowly approved at the most recent Student Government Association meeting on Feb. 7. After multiple questions from senators, the club was ultimately accepted as Westminster’s newest organization, by a margin of two votes.
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Campus Eye Enhances Security at Westminster

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The red dots on this map mark the locations of Westminster’s seven emergency phones. IMAGE COURTESY OF GEOFF CROSBY.

BY CHELSEA SHARP
GUEST CONTRIBUTOR

In the open dialogue portion of a Jan. 24 Student Government Association meeting, a concerned student brought up the topic of campus security. The main issue was whether SGA’s funds should go toward more blue light emergency phones on campus or go toward improving the Campus Eye app.
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Students Call for Action Against Campus Sexual Assault at SGA Meeting

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BY JIM MALVEN
ASSISTANT EDITOR 

Students argued for schoolwide action against sexual assault on campus in a “security discussion” during last Tuesday’s Student Government Association meeting.

They insisted that there should be open conversation between students and faculty about sexual assault and suggested participating in a protest march and holding a TGIF. In addition, SGA’s Security Committee decided that the entire Senate will go through training for Green Dot, a bystander intervention program used at colleges and universities to prevent power-based personal violence.

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