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March 18, 2014

Greek Week 2014 Royalty finalists announced

Greek Week announced the royalty finalists for this year on Sunday. Participants of Greek Week had until Feb. 28 to turn in their applications to become a finalist. The king and queen of Greek Week will be announced during Greek Week, which takes place April 8 to 15. The finalists for 2014 Greek Week king are seniors Daniel Forman, Daniel Philyaw, Grant Bressler, John Scarpinato and Luke Landolt. The finalists for 2014 Greek Week queen ...
March 17, 2014

MSA opposes any new East Campus parking policy

The Missouri Students Association said in a statement Monday that it will strongly oppose any new parking policy that is implemented in East Campus. “Regardless of the particulars of any given proposal,” the statement read, “the Missouri Students Association is in strong opposition to any effort that further hinders the ability of students to legally park in the East Campus neighborhood.” The statement cited a survey conducted by the association to gauge overall student opinion ...
March 6, 2014

LBC Senate discusses new executive cabinet, upcoming events

The Legion of Black Collegians Senate discussed changes to the legion’s executive cabinet and other upcoming events during its meeting March 5. “The name of executive board will be changed to executive cabinet,” said Marnae Chavers, the legion’s president. In addition to the name change, members of the 2013-14 executive board explained their duties and expectations for next year’s cabinet. This year, the process will not begin with a nomination and voting processes for selecting ...

MSA Senate votes to table bill in violation of bylaws

The Missouri Students Association Senate voted to table Bill 53-27 at its March 5 session, on grounds that the legislation violates the association’s bylaws. The legislation requests a contingency and reserves transfer of $598.05 to MSA/GPC Tech to compensate the auxiliary for an unexpected maintenance of one of its service vehicles. Because MSA/GPC Tech had already incurred a debt prior to making the C&R request, the legislation is in violation of chapter IV, article three, ...
Feb. 27, 2014

MSA elects new Senate Speaker

Missouri Students Association Operations Committee chairman Benjamin Bolin was elected MSA Senate Speaker in a 19-18 vote against MSA Senate Clerk Jacob McKinley on Feb. 26. McKinley announced he would be stepping down as clerk to allow Bolin to select his own clerk. Senate also passed two resolutions unanimously. Resolution 53-23, authored by junior Sen. Connor Hickox, requested MU to add gender identity and expression to MU’s non-discrimination policy. Tigers Against Partisan Politics co-President Garrett ...
Feb. 12, 2014

MSA Senate nominates speakers for next term

The Missouri Students Association Senate nominated Senate speakers at full Senate on Wednesday. Those nominated were Operations Committee chairman Benjamin Bolin and Senate clerk Jacob McKinley. Both members accepted their nominations. Senate Speaker McKenzie Morris said more nominations for Senate speaker are to come. Two bills went through first readings by Senate. Student Affairs chairman Mitchell Moonier proposed Bill 53-21, which would amend Chapters 3 and 5 of the MSA bylaws, which currently state that ...
Feb. 10, 2014

Two slates running in RHA election

Two slates are officially running in the Residence Halls Association election. The slates are freshmen Steven Chaffin, formerly of The Maneater staff, with Brooke Wiggins and sophomores Lane Adams with Whitney Banker. Slates began announcing their candidacy on Feb. 3, according to RHA Chief Justice Lydia Harvengt. The slates will debate Feb. 24 in Pershing Commons. The election occurs Feb. 26-27, and the winners will be announced Feb. 28. Stay with The Maneater for more ...
Jan. 29, 2014

Schara-Haberberger cabinet members confirmed by MSA Senate

The Missouri Students Association Senate confirmed MSA President Mason Schara’s nominations for cabinet positions Jan. 29. All of the cabinet appointments — Chief of Staff Myles Artis, Deputy Chief of Staff Haden Gomez, Chief Diversity Officer Victoria Yu, Secretary of Auxiliaries Sandy Patel, Director of Student Communications Gunnar Johanson, Director of Student Activities Chelsea Fricker and Director of Student Services Zack Folk — were confirmed unanimously by the 38 senators in attendance. Schara said MSA ...
Jan. 27, 2014

Pairings chosen for 2014 Greek Week

The pairings for the 2014 Greek Week were announced Sunday. According to Jordan Santo, one of the directors of this year’s Greek Week, the pairings are as follows: Pairing 1: Delta Gamma, Sigma Chi, Alpha Kappa Lambda Pairing 2: Kappa Kappa Gamma, Delta Sigma Phi, Beta Sigma Psi Pairing 3: Sigma Sigma Sigma, Delta Upsilon, Sigma Alpha Epsilon Pairing 4: Sigma Kappa, Sigma Pi, Phi Delta Theta Pairing 5: Chi Omega, Pi Kappa Phi, Sigma ...
Nov. 21, 2013

LBC discusses events at senate meeting

The Legion of Black Collegians Senate discussed the organization’s involvement with the Big 12 Council on Black Student Government’s upcoming conference and a recent campuswide town hall meeting on Nov. 20. The Big 12 Council on Black Student Government is a regional black student governing body which consists of the black student governments from institutions in the Big 12 conference, according to the council’s website. This year is Big 12’s 37th annual conference, taking place ...