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‘Be there for the big things’: Bell looks to a philanthropic future

It’s a hard job juggling school, work and organizations, but regardless of the struggle, Jacob Bell hopes to leave a legacy that inspires others to the same drive to see room for change. Bell’s greatest concern has always been others and making sure they have an outlet to feel heard and valued; however, this concern has not always been given ...

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Building better bridges: SGA hosts first ‘All Committees’ meeting

Divided into four chambers and several committees, SGA plans to tackle issues here at VSU head on this year. On Monday, Sept. 17, SGA had their first All Committees meeting, officially presenting the chair people for each committee and dividing senators amongst them. The chambers include Academic Affairs, Campus Affairs, Finance and Civic Service & Public relations. Sen. Bolanle Dahunsi, ...

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Freshman SGA senators reveal their road to success

SGA announced its new 2018 freshmen senators last Thursday, Aug. 30, and they’re raring to get to work. Filled with hopes and dreams, the freshman senators are ready to make changes at VSU. Sen. Aminata Lewis is just one in a sea of 21 ready to make it happen. Lewis, a psychology major, said one of her primary goals is ...

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SGA reveals Campus Rec updates, teams up with RHA

Having the largest senate number VSU has seen in years, SGA is more than excited to move forward into the 2018-2019 school year. After their successful retreat this past weekend, President Jacob Bell officially welcomed the new senators into SGA. It’s here where their real work as student representatives begins. Starting with a combined town hall, SGA and Housing and ...

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‘Their voice is valued’: SGA cabinet makes students top priority for 2018

The students and staff of VSU work hard, but SGA is working even harder. Bringing in a new academic year, the SGA cabinet, consisting of President Jacob Bell, Vice President Amea Thompson, Secretary Rachel Tessin and Comptroller Krupesh Patel, have big plans for the students. According to them, the students are their reason for joining. “In the university committee, the ...

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Student Government welcomes nine new senators

SGA welcomed nine students to vacant senator positions at their Aug. 27 meeting on Monday. Jimmecha Carr, Mary Carter, Ashley Casey, Amiah Hartman, Kiana Johnson, Khusbu Patel, Jenil Patel, Ravi Patel and Monica Wolfe will all be sitting at the next SGA meeting as senators. When asked about why she joined SGA, Senator Amiah Hartman delved into wanting to help ...

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SGA discusses student elections, tentative parking model

After a brief meeting last Monday to pass out Student Election packets, the Student Government Association is back to business for the 2018-2019 school term.  Their numbers are expected to double with at least fifty Senator applications out across campus this week and ten completed forms in the cabinet’s possession- a feat that President Jacob Bell and Vice President Amea Thompson are more than excited to announce.  Voting for ...

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SGA announces new homecoming resolution, Mapp exits

On Monday, April 22, SGA began its meeting with Former President Maya Mapp’s state of the association address. The speech was about two minutes long, but she first thanked the entire SGA for their hard work on and off campus. “I have had the pleasure of serving at this position for two years, and to see SGA go from night ...

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Editorial: SGA takes baby steps toward campus improvement

This year will end my third year at VSU, but it will be the first year observing the well-oiled machine that the Student Government Association can be. According to their page on VSU’s website, SGA’s earliest record starts in 1978, meaning that the organization is at least 39, going on 40, years old. From the average 40-year-old, it’s expected for ...

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