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SGA Candidate Courtney Covington plans to build strong community

The Student Government Association (SGA) has announced three candidates for president on the ballot for the upcoming year. One of them, junior education major Courtney Covington, through extra-curriculars and extensive community outreach, has the qualifications for the position. “I joined [SGA] in the second semester of my freshman year,” Covington ...

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SGA meeting talks event planning, board representation

By: Steven Prescott SGA completed its third meeting of the month on Oct. 18. SGA’s Student Tribunal announced that it completed a monthly review of student appeals. These appeals range in nature from disciplinary to traffic offenses. Chief Justice Waqas Ahmed told senators that 44 appeals were considered by the ...

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SGA passes new legislation for ENOs purchase, trash removal

Steven Prescott | Staff Writer SGA completed their first weekly meeting of the month. Three resolutions were discussed in the session and two passed with little debate on Oct. 4. A letter will be sent to the Foy Fitness and Recreation Center requesting they purchase ENOs, a popular brand of ...

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Trump signs law to make VA more accountable for vets’ care

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump signed a bill into law Friday that will make it easier for the Department of Veterans Affairs to fire employees, part of a push to overhaul an agency that is struggling to serve millions of military vets. “Our veterans have fulfilled their duty to ...

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SGA: We want more substance, less crosswalks

APSU’s Student Government Association (SGA) needs to stop passing irrelevant legislation about crosswalks and focus more on the major concerns of the students. “The main focus of SGA legislation is to listen to the students and their concerns – find out about what students feel the problems on campus are, ...

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SGA operating with full senate

Six new senators were confirmed without opposition during the Student Government Association’s meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 1. Senators and their departments are as follows: Gracie Richardson – College of Arts and Letters Amber James – College of Behavioral and Health Sciences Courtney Covington – College of Education Colin Crist – ...

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