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SGA votes to support athletic fee increase

The Student Government Association spent around 15 minutes discussing the proposed increased athletics fee during an extended meeting Wednesday, April 19. With some senators absent, the final vote was 13-4 in favor of supporting Athletic Director Ryan Ivey’s proposition for the athletics department. Sen. Sara Alexander began the discussion by citing ...

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Ryan Ivey proposes athletics fee increase to SGA

Athletics Director Ryan Ivey spoke with the SGA during their Wednesday, April 12 meeting, asking for their support in raising the athletic fee to $450 per semester, an increase of $50. Ivey was hired in August 2015 to help lead the newly branded APSU athletics. The athletic department has been ...

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SGA introduces 5 pieces of legislation, rejects dress code

SGA introduced various new legislation asking for improvement of student Wi-Fi, removal of his/her pronouns for inclusiveness and healthier food options in the Dunn Center during the April 5 SGA meeting. Senators also voted against two bills introduced the previous week, including Sen. Rebecca Jacks’ Act No. 16, which called ...

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Frank Burns elected SGA president

Frank Burns, president of the Theta Beta Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi, has been elected SGA president for the 2017-2018 school year. He is the first member of National Pan-Hellenic Council to win this seat. Burns also is the third African-American to become SGA President. The first was alumna Camille ...

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Sen. Rebecca Jacks introduces SGA dress code

Sen. Rebecca Jacks introduced Act No. 16, which would mandate uniforms for all SGA members, during the SGA meeting on Wednesday, March 29. Uniforms would include SGA-issued black polos and khakis. The act also specifies the color of belt required. The bill was introduced with immediate request for retraction from ...

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SGA sees historically low number of applicants

Senators voted overwhelmingly to extend SGA elections after receiving only 13 applications for various positions. Dean of Students Gregory Singleton commented on the poor showing. “I have been here 10 years,” Singleton said. “This is the lowest amount of applicants we’ve ever had in 10 years. Ever. For any election. ...

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