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Newly named SGA president Austin Strode, economics junior, poses on campus.

Austin Strode named new SGA president

Stephanie Robledo, News editor April 18, 2021

The search for the new Student Government Association has ended. During Stangfest, Austin Strode, economics junior, was named the new SGA president. “I'm most excited about working with the student...

Textbooks donated by students and faculty located in Moffett Library, March 10.

SGA initiative plans to provide free access textbooks

Joseph Nelson, Reporter March 13, 2021

The Student Government Association is hosting a semester-long book drive for the MSU Texas campus, where students may donate old textbooks to the library for other students to check out, instead of purchasing...

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Feminine hygiene product bill to be proposed to the SGA

Abigail Jones, Reporter February 14, 2021

A committee out of the Student Government Association will be proposing a bill this semester to the SGA cabinet that puts pads and tampons in female and gender non-conforming restrooms on campus. “It’s...

2021-2022 Student Regent search begins

Stephanie Robledo, News Editor November 24, 2020

Student regent applications are now open. Student government association president, Shelbi Stogdill, political science, history and global studies senior, announced this through Postmaster Wednesday, Nov....

SGA to celebrate international cultures March 11-13

Clarissa Alvarado, Reporter March 8, 2019

As a way to celebrate international cultures, the Student Government Association is collaborating with organizations to have three days of activities from March 11-March 13. Kerdell Cuffy, finance...

Tuition and fees: Where do student service fees go?

Cydney Menzik, Reporter December 7, 2018

At the beginning of each semester, tuition is due. With every bill, there is a break down where the money goes. Along with basic tuition, there are fees that students attending classes on campus at...

SGA to host Late Night Breakfast

Alexis Ruckre, Reporter October 29, 2018

To promote the annual Fun Run that raises money for the MSU-Burns Fantasy of Lights, the Student Government Association will be hosting a Late Night Breakfast in the cafeteria Oct. 29 from 8:30-10 p.m....

Luke Allen, 2017 spring graduate in political science, Maria Pena, political science senior, and Jacob Warren, economics junior, follow behind other students holding the sign for the Organization of Hispanic Students in the 2016 homecoming parade. Photo by Izziel Latour

College about more than going to class

Kristin Silva, Reporter May 18, 2018

Whether trying out for a sports team, pledging for Greek Life or joining one of the campus organizations, student involvement increases mental health, helps students strive to graduate and increases overall...

How getting involved on campus lead to being a student government leader

Jose Torres, Columnist April 17, 2018

Before coming to college, I had wanted to be highly involved in campus life. I wanted to be a more outgoing person and my college counselors always talked about the benefits of being involved on campus. To...

Preston Busby, criminal justice junior, speaks at the second Student Government Association debate for the 2018-2019 SGA officer candidate positions in Bolin 101, March 21, 2018. Photo by Rachel Johnson

Student government executives promote presence for incoming administration

Cortney Wood and Tyler Manning April 3, 2018

President's Response With 6.6 percent of the student population voting in the Student Government Association election, Maria Peña, president, said she is "disappointed" in the turn out. "I am disappointed...

Ellie Gunderson, political science junior,  and Steven Elhert, criminal justice senior, answer questions reguarding why they are the best fix for the president position during the Student Government Association Debate at Bolin 100 on Wednesday, March 7, 2018. Photo by Francisco Martinez

Candidates for student government debate

Tyler Manning March 8, 2018

To give candidates running for leadership positions on the Student Government Association a chance to answer questions and debate against their competitors, SGA members hosted debates on March 8 in...

Ricinda Parks-Turner, mass communication junior, on stage at the Lip Sync competition in the Akin Auditorium. 24 Oct. Photo by Bridget Reilly

’90s throwback lip sync will throw down Oct. 16

halie aldridge October 13, 2017

As part of homecoming week, several student organizations will battle it out at the annual lip sync event on Oct. 16 at 8 p.m. at D.L. Ligon Coliseum. According to Ruby Arriaga, student coordinator...

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