This week in SGA: March 12

Rather than facing a vote for removal on the senate floor, Deangela Horton resigned from her position, leaving a vacancy in the College of Education and Health Professions. Due to circumstances which the student government would not comment on, there is also a new vacancy in the College of Engineering and Information Technology. Other news: […]

This week in SGA: March 3

Several members of the student government have either resigned or shifted positions, leaving two senate vacancies from the College of Business and a possible third from the College of Education and Health Professions. Former Secretary Chris Foy and Chief of Staff Mike Vick are no longer with the SGA; President Brian Gregory would not say […]

This Week in SGA: Feb. 19

SGA leadership encouraged members to take a bigger role in the campus community, prompted by Sen. Prince Beasley’s call to action. The weekly meeting had a slow start, with no official items on the agenda. When Vice President Faith Thomas asked the senate if there were any announcements for this week, Beasley, the senator from the […]

The 15:17 to Paris

“The 15:17 to Paris” is a movie whose subject is more than worthy of silver-screen adaptation, and one which attempts to approach this subject in a three-dimensional, human manner. But wooden acting, unconvincing dialogue and a Wikipedian approach to storytelling lead to a viewing experience flatter than a penny left on the railroad tracks. The […]

This Week in SGA: Feb. 12

The SGA discussed delays in their eStem survey release and the Trojans football feasibility study at their weekly meeting. President Brian Gregory said the survey of student opinions on eStem discussed at the previous SGA meeting needs to be revised. He said the biases of the creators–himself and SGA Adviser Jenny Dodson–were too evident in the survey […]

This Week in SGA: Feb. 5

The Student Government Association swore in two new senators-at-large this week: freshman Joshua Johnson, and junior Makayla Ealy. In addition, President Brian Gregory announced that a survey of student opinion on eStem will arrive soon. Joshua Johnson, a business major, ran for a senator-at-large position the previous semester, but did not win. However, he has […]

OPINION: The Problem With World Hijab Day

World Hijab Day, celebrated on Feb.1  in over 100 countries worldwide, is an observance calling attention to discrimination against Muslim women, especially hijabis–women who wear the hijab, a traditional Islamic head covering. Though World Hijab Day originated as the brainchild of New Yorker Nazma Khan, it has since been absorbed as the mission of the […]

This Week in SGA: Jan. 29

President Brian Gregory said that he, along with other members of the SGA, will begin conducting regular meetings with Chancellor Andrew Rogerson to discuss student opinions on eStem. Gregory said also that the Chancellor will appear at an SGA meeting at some point within the next month. Also, Pres. Gregory brought up an email he […]

Star Wars: The Last Jedi

The Star Wars Saga continues in its latest installment, the Last Jedi. It is the second of a planned new trilogy of films, and the eighth “episode” in the franchise’s main story line. It is also the series’ best entry yet. Written and directed by Looper director Rian Johnson, the Last Jedi follows 2015’s Star […]