Sitting Down with the President

September 14th, 2016
2 weeks ago

by Analisa Novak   Unlike many presidents who are found only in meetings and their office, you can find this year’s SGA president on the front lines with the rest of the student government. Setting a new standard when it comes to the word “president,” Jahmil Effend is a face that many recognize on campus […]

SGA Bullets

September 14th, 2016
2 weeks ago

Motion not to exceed $70,000.00 for spring concert from SGA Reserves Y:21 N:0 . Motion to allocate $5,600.00 for Homecoming Week with $3,500.00 for t-shirts, $500.00, $100.00 going to DJs, and $1,500.00 going to security for the Homecoming Dance. Pass: 24, Abstain-1 Motion to approve Club Soccer’s line item in full, requesting $500.00 for travel […]

Cracks in the System: How a Sex Offender Was Able to Go Undetected

September 6th, 2016
3 weeks ago

      by: Analisa Novak Cracks in the system Central Connecticut State University uses to monitor sex offenders allows registered sex offenders to attend school undetected. The flaws came to light this past summer after it was revealed that a student on the registry had attended for a year without state police or university knowledge. […]

Contract Negotiations Stalling Amid State Budget Woes

May 5th, 2016
5 months ago

by Nicholas Leahey The arbitration deadline for the Collective Bargaining Agreement between the Connecticut State University American Association of University Professors (CSU-AAUP) and the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities Board of Regents (BOR) has been pushed back again – until June – as the state’s legislators continue to deal with the state’s ongoing fiscal crisis. As […]

SGA Meeting Bullet Points

May 5th, 2016
5 months ago

by Analisa Novak The Spring Concert sold out for the first time in a couple of years. An estimated $50,000 will be coming back from that. There was an open forum for the upcoming presidential search for members of the college community to discuss the characteristics and backgrounds they would like to see in a […]

SGA Meeting Bullets

April 28th, 2016
5 months ago

by Analisa Novak Even with the hiring freeze, Student Affairs reported to SGA that 34 positions have been approved. Positions to be filled include a director of student disabilities services, hall directors, RN search, among other positions. An estimated 20 positions are still waiting to be approved. Finance Committee reported that clubs requested a total […]

SGA April 6, 2016 Meeting Bullet Points

April 13th, 2016
6 months ago

by Nicholas Leahey  A motion to approve a co-sponsorship with Natural Helpers in the amount of $2,500.00 was passed after a long debate and a recess. The SGA approved the money in a 19-1 vote, with two abstentions, that will help fund an alcohol awareness event put on every year by the Natural Helpers. They […]

CCSU To Host First Annual CONNCOSGA

March 11th, 2016
7 months ago

by Nicholas Leahey Central Connecticut will soon be the hub for college student leaders across the state, as members of the CCSU Student Government Association (SGA) get ready to meet with members of other Student Government Associations from schools across the state for the first annual Connecticut Conference of Student Government Associations (CONNCOSGA). The one-day […]

Communications Department Causes Film Club To Run Afoul SGA

February 3rd, 2016
8 months ago

by Nathan Cheatham Few students know what is required to lead a student club at Central Connecticut. In order to use funds, club leaders fill out large amounts of paperwork and gain approval to satisfy state requirements to spend student money. Sometimes an inexperienced club leader can slip through the cracks and cause inadvertent hardship for their club. This seems to […]

Potential Lawsuit Against SGA Prompts Vote Over First Amendment

December 10th, 2015
10 months ago

by Christopher Marinelli After much political controversy regarding concerns of hate speech within the Student Government Association (SGA), The SGA approved a $541 allocation for the Young Americans for Liberty (YAL) in order to bring in Bruce Fein in a 20-9 vote. Members of SGA had concerned of bringing in Fein due to his involvement with the […]

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