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SGA: Student Leadership, Townhouse Construction, and Attendance Policies

SGA: Student Leadership, Townhouse Construction, and Attendance Policies

Chloe Golebiewski, Staff Writer November 20, 2022

On Monday, November 7th, Student Government Association (SGA) held a meeting about recent concerns of the MCLA community with President James Birge as the guest speaker of the meeting.  President...

SGA: Campus Climate Survey, Curriculum Changes, and Upcoming QSU Events

SGA: Campus Climate Survey, Curriculum Changes, and Upcoming QSU Events

Dylan Slonka, Staff Writer November 10, 2022

The Student Government Association meetings of October 24th and 31st discussed several different things that will impact student life in a positive way on campus. On October 24th, the meeting proceeded...

SGA: Advocacy, Accessibility on Campus, and Blobfish Fundraiser

SGA: Advocacy, Accessibility on Campus, and Blobfish Fundraiser

Nicole Lemire, Co-Editor-in-Chief October 31, 2022

Student advocacy, accessibility on campus, and the senior class blobfish fundraiser were all discussed at the Oct. 17 Student Government Association meeting, among other topics. This week’s guest...

Dance Co. recently held their auditions for the year and are looking to improve their numbers as COVID restrictions ease and enrollment increases.

MCLA Dance Co. Jazzed for New Opportunities

Jillian Currier, Co-Editor-in-Chief October 14, 2022

MCLA’s Dance Co. has only just started this semester’s work, but they already know that their final performances are going to be bigger and better than before.  “It is a lot of overall excitement...

SGA: Travel Courses, RASM Duties, Nursing, and More

SGA: Travel Courses, RASM Duties, Nursing, and More

Lily Richard, Staff Writer October 14, 2022

Student concerns with class attendance penalizations, twenty-four-hour RASM duties, travel courses, and the state of Greek life were all discussed at the previous two SGA meetings.  On September 26,...

SGA Discusses Zen-Den for Students, SGA Elections

SGA Discusses Zen-Den for Students, SGA Elections

Dylan Slonka, Staff Writer September 28, 2022

The first SGA meeting of the semester took place in Murdock 218 on September 19th at 7pm, with four members in attendance, including one on Zoom.  President Ian Crombie gave his report. Papers for...

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