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ASG approves $287,000 in RSO funds

April 5, 2012
Filed under Archives, Breaking News, Coverage, News

The Associated Student Government approved about $287,000 for allocations and line items requests for over 50 Recognized Student Organizations during Fiscal Year 2013 last Thursday night. Senator Michael Stauffer called roll for the 54 organizations listed on the bill for allocations. Only one, the ESU Science Club was absent, resulting in loss ... Read more »

A Call for Transparency

April 5, 2012
Filed under Archives, Opinion Columns, Staff Editorials

The Associated Student Government may have violated the Kansas Open Meetings Act during the allocations and line item hearing last week for student organizations, thanks to some poor advice they got from their faculty adviser, Lynn Hobson, associate vice president of Student Life. Transparency laws like KOMA are in plac... Read more »

Recruitment ‘buzzing out’ to new students

April 5, 2012
Filed under Archives, Breaking News, Coverage, News

Faculty, students and Emporia community members and leaders sent over 300 postcards and made phone calls to potential students last Tuesday during the Reverse Telethon, sponsored by the Office of Administration. The community-wide event had games for kids, live jazz music from the Martin Dinkus Quartet... Read more »

ASG makes history, prepares for allocations

March 15, 2012
Filed under Archives, Coverage, News

Emporia State history was made at the most recent Associated Student Government meeting as the senate voted 17-0-1 to pass a bill allowing a line item addition for Community Hornets, making it the first community service organization to be funded at the university level. “Four years ago, Community... Read more »

ASG passes two bills, nixes two

March 1, 2012
Filed under Archives, Coverage, News

Associated Student Government met last week to vote on four bills and discuss two others in first readings, including a line item addition for Community Hornets. Election commissioner Chase Turney also spoke to the senate and outlined his goals for the upcoming elections, which include having 1,000 s... Read more »

ASG votes on remembrance of Yang

February 16, 2012
Filed under Archives, Coverage, News

The Associated Student Government met last week to discuss several bills and a resolution regarding the remembrance of Mingxuan Yang, a 26-year-old graduate student from China who committed suicide earlier this semester. ASG voted unanimously to pass the resolution, which states that ASG extends th... Read more »

ASG opens 86th session, Shonrock pushes recruitment

February 1, 2012
Filed under Archives, Coverage, News

The Associated Student Government opened their 85th session last week to kick off the spring semester. Aside from committee reports, the senate heard two other speakers. Rachel McCommon, senior rehabilitation service education major and president of Sigma Alpha Lambda, spoke on behalf of Youth Friends.... Read more »

ASG approves funding for Up ‘til Dawn, new RSOs

October 11, 2011
Filed under Archives, Coverage

The Associated Student Government met last Thursday to deliver reports and vote on a series of bills. They also voted on the acceptance of two new RSO’s. Gary Wyatt, associate dean of sociology also spoke to the senators about undergraduate advising. In particular, Wyatt focused on the subject... Read more »

ASG inducts new senators, votes on RSO’s and trip funds

September 23, 2011
Filed under Archives, Coverage, News

The Associated Student Government met yesterday to vote on two new RSO’s and inducted two new senators. Sarah Morrison, senior elementary and secondary education major, and Marcus Hix, sophomore political science major and sports editor for The Bulletin, are ASG’s newest members. Senator Luke... Read more »

Constitution Day addresses political issues, debate

September 22, 2011
Filed under Archives, Coverage, News

In honor of Constitution Day, the Associated Student Government hosted a celebration last Thursday night in Webb Lecture Hall. “Constitution Day is an observance of the Constitution,” said Mike Freeland, senior digital audio major. “We reflect on what it has done for us, what its future is, what i... Read more »

ASG plans for fall semester, swears in new senators

September 1, 2011
Filed under Archives, Coverage, News

The Associated Student Government met last Thursday to begin working on plans for the new semester as well as to swear in new senators. Faculty Senate President Kevin Johnson also spoke at the meeting. “Unless you take this time to care…nothing is going to get better,” said Ashley Vogts, senior o... Read more »

ASG approves line item budget for Bulletin

March 31, 2011
Filed under Archives, Briefs, News

The Associated Student Government approved The Bulletin’s request for a five-percent increase in funding for the 2011-2012 school year, requiring the fees for fulltime students to increase from $9.12 to $9.58 per student. For part-time students, the fee will rise from $1.29 to $1.35 per student. Kelsey Ryan, edi... Read more »

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