The Collegian

Oct. 7 Students’ Association meeting in brief

Oct. 7 Students’ Association meeting in brief

Andrew Rasmussen, News Editor

October 8, 2019

On Monday, Students’ Association senators gathered for their weekly meeting. Here is what you need to know:  Proposed changes to McCrory Gardens SDSU Vice President for Finance and Administration Robert Kohrman and the Director of Business and Auxiliary Operations at SDSU Derek Peterson pres...

September 30 Students’ Association recap

September 30 Students’ Association recap

J. Michael Bertsch, News and Lifestyles Editor

October 1, 2019

During the Sept. 30 meeting of the Students’ Association, senators gathered in Hobo Day gear to discuss the Dakota’s Promise scholarship, club funding requests and opinions on future increases to the General Activity Fee (GAF). During this meeting, an amended version of Resolution 19-02-R, titled...

SA Meeting in Brief

SA Meeting in Brief

September 18, 2019

Follow @collegian_live for updates. On Sept. 16, SDSU Students’ Association Senate met at 7 p.m. in the Lewis and Clark Room of the University Student Union. Here are the highlights from the meeting: President Dunn President Barry Dunn addressed the senate during the open forum, having conversations w...

Sept. 9 SA meeting in brief

Sept. 9 SA meeting in brief

September 10, 2019

On Sept. 9, South Dakota State University Students’ Association Senate met at 7 p.m. in the Lewis and Clark Room of the University Student Union. Here are the highlights from the meeting: ATHLETICS Senators debated the proposed athletics memo that describes the expectations that coincide with th...

Brief: SA opens 2019-20 session

August 28, 2019

At approximately 7 p.m. the Students’ Association gaveled in for their first meeting of the year in the Lewis and Clark room of the Student Union. These are the highlights: SUBMITTING AGENDA ITEMS Senators have until Thursday at 5 p.m. to submit agenda items to allow more time for public i...

Monson and Berscheit win 2019 SA election

Monson and Berscheit win 2019 SA election

Brianna Schreurs, Editor-in-Chief

March 20, 2019

President Allyson Monson claimed her second term as she and Sen. Corey Berscheit won the 2019 Students’ Association election. Monson and Berscheit won over Sen. Carter Hunter and Sen. Amanda Husted by 438 votes, or 32 percent of the vote. There were 1,358 unique voters in this election. This is around 14 percent of the student population. Compared to past elections in t...

GAF totals for transportation and wellness services flip flop and change

GAF totals for transportation and wellness services flip flop and change

Alli Cummings, SA Reporter

March 20, 2019

Weeks after finalizing the General Activity Fee (GAF), the topic was once again a hot topic at the March 18 Students’ Association meeting. The plan was submitted to the Board of Regents and has returned with a few changes. The original GAF strategic plan recommended funding Frost Arena renovation...

Two constitutions approved, new registration site

Two constitutions approved, new registration site

March 12, 2019

The Big Event and Young Americans for Liberty are South Dakota State University’s newest clubs, as both of their constitutions were approved at last night’s Students’ Association meeting. The Big Event takes place every spring and is hosted by the Student Sustainability Council. The new club...

Meet the 2019 SA College candidates

Meet the 2019 SA College candidates

Brianna Schreurs, Editor-in-Chief

March 11, 2019

Students' Association elections are kicking into gear. Voting takes place on March 19 and 20. Polling stations are in The Student Union, Wellness Center, Animal Science Complex and Crothers Engineering Hall. Voting is also online from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at saelection.sdstate.edu. Debates are going to ...

Students voice concerns to Senate about campus gun laws, representation

Students voice concerns to Senate about campus gun laws, representation

Alli Cummings, SA Reporter

February 26, 2019

Things got heated last night as several students voiced their concerns about campus gun rights at the Students’ Association meeting on Feb. 25. Keegan Reeves, who was representing various conservative student groups, spoke during public comments to represent “students who feel the gun rights issue...

Students’ Association works on resolution for trained CPR CAs

Students’ Association works on resolution for trained CPR CAs

Gina Goblirsch, Reporter

February 12, 2019

CPR certification could be the skill between life and death, that’s why there’s conversation about Community Assistants (CA) becoming trained happening on campus. The Students’ Association will soon be voting on whether to start a program for Community Assistants to become CPR certified. ...

More candidates step forward for SA election

More candidates step forward for SA election

Alli Cummings, SA Reporter

February 12, 2019

Last night’s Students’ Association meeting began right as several senators were arriving home from Pierre, South Dakota for Students in Higher Education Days. While it started a few minutes late, senators got on with the meeting. Nominations are still open and Sen. Carter Hunter and Sen. Amand...