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SGA talks fun, fundraisers

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by Kenzie Kesselring

This week’s SGA meeting was a flurry of talk that included donuts, fitness, and how to show love to your significant other.

SGA has several fun events planned to end the month of February.

The “SGA Grams” will be available for purchase and pick up on Feb. 13. They will include a balloon, candy and a romantic saying all for only $2. Students will also be able to add additional balloons to their grams for 25 cents.

SGA is also striving to keep the campus beautiful this month with their campus clean up on Feb. 21.

In March, SGA will help students get ready for Spring Break by promoting their Fitness Week, which is March 8-14. Events, locations and times will be announced soon.

After Spring Break, SGA will be holding its Krispy Kreme fundraiser. Information for that will be revealed at a later date.

Also announced during the meeting were several other fundraisers throughout the months of March and April that students can attend to support SGA.

The first will be at Zaxby’s on March 9, and the second at Chick-fil-a April 9. SGA will also be hosting a sweet bake sale and car wash April 11.

SGA President Tyler Barker shed light on future plans for helping military veterans find internships. He also shared the news that veterans and their families are now able to attend any VSU sporting event for free with their military ID.

SGA voted to participate in a collaboration with H&R Block and BAYBS, an all-female organization on campus that promotes the empowerment of women. The event will be March 5 at 7 p.m. in the Student Union and will include sessions on taxes and personal finance.

SGA Vice President Nicolas Buford discussed the Thomas-Pierce Scholarship Dinner, announcing that Judge Glenda Hatchett will be the keynote speaker at the dinner. Tickets for this dinner will be $20 for students, and $30 for non-students.

There was some talk during this meeting about SAM, the campus security mascot. SGA mentioned that he is being revamped and is expected to reappear with promotional events all about safety in the coming months.

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