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Feb. 13, 2015

MSA confirms three new positions

Posted to On Campus by Waverly Colville on Feb. 13, 2015 at 2:37 p.m.

The Missouri Students Association Senate confirmed three cabinet positions and passed three resolutions Wednesday. Supreme Court Justice Whitney Barr and co-director of Student Communications David Wallace were confirmed unanimously, and Social Justice Committee chairwoman Greer Wetherington was confirmed. Senate also confirmed four at large senator positions held by Saad Malik, ...

Feb. 10, 2015

2015 RHA candidates announced

Posted to On Campus by Elizabeth Loutfi on Feb. 10, 2015 at 6:36 p.m.

Two slates have announced their candidacy in the 2015 Residence Halls Association election. Current RHA President Steven Chaffin will be running for a second term as president along with freshman Nina Ruhe under their platform, “Invest, Engage, Advocate and Refine.” Their challengers are freshmen Billy Donley and Rachel Thomas, whose ...

RHA announces spring semester budget, discusses smoke-free bill

Posted to On Campus by Waverly Colville on Feb. 10, 2015 at 6:23 p.m.

The Residence Halls Association Congress sent one bill back to the Advocacy Committee at its Feb. 9 meeting. The bill was a joint resolution. It proposed adding more “No Smoking” signs around campus to promote a smoke-free campus at MU. Although it is a law that there is no smoking ...

Feb. 4, 2015

Wetherington denied for SJC chair, Schwartz announces resignation from Operations committee chairman

Posted to On Campus by Waverly Colville on Feb. 4, 2015 at 9:51 a.m.

The Operations Committee of the Missouri Students Association denied candidate Greer Wetherington for the new Social Justice Committee chair position Tuesday night. Applications for chair of the SJC are open again. Operations thought Wetherington did not answer the questions fully or specifically enough. Many of the committee members said they ...

Jan. 29, 2015

Executive cabinet, chairs, at-large senators confirmed at MSA senate

Posted to On Campus by George Roberson on Jan. 29, 2015 at 9:54 a.m.

The Missouri Students Association confirmed one committee chair and the Board of Election Commissioners chair at their full Senate meeting Jan. 28. BEC chairwoman Emma Henderson and Budget committee chairman Bill Vega were confirmed along with six new members of executive cabinet. Six at-large senators were also sworn in during ...

Dec. 6, 2014

Loftin approves “Gateway” for new residence hall name

Posted to On Campus by Rachel Pierret on Dec. 6, 2014 at 12:20 p.m.

On Dec. 5, Chancellor R. Bowen Loftin approved the name “Gateway,” for the Virginia Avenue South housing project. In October, the Residence Halls Association voted on five potential names for the housing project, with Gateway as their top recommendation. RHA President Steven Chaffin passed this resolution on for approval to ...

Dec. 5, 2014

Head, Smith-Lezama announce 2015 executive cabinet

Posted to On Campus by Jack Waddell on Dec. 5, 2014 at 12:43 p.m.

The Missouri Students Association President-elect Payton Head and Vice President-elect Brenda Smith-Lezama officially announced their executive cabinet Friday morning. The executive cabinet comprises current senators and committee members. 2015 MSA Executive Cabinet Chief of Staff: Cara Hartwig Deputy Chief of Staff: Daniel Chacko Secretary of Auxiliaries: Christopher Hanner Director of ...

Dec. 4, 2014

MSA Senate hosted in Columbia City Council chambers

Posted to On Campus by George Roberson on Dec. 4, 2014 at 8:50 a.m.

The Missouri Students Association passed five bills and one resolution at their full Senate meeting in the Columbia City Council chambers on Dec. 3. Resolution 54-20, which acknowledges success of the first “Follow That Fee” event on Nov. 20, passed unanimously. Senate Bill 54-14, an act which aims to encourage ...

Nov. 16, 2014

Fall 2014 joint session passes six resolutions

Posted to On Campus by Waverly Colville on Nov. 16, 2014 at 2:25 p.m.

The fall 2014 joint session of MU student governments, hosted this semester by the Graduate Professional Council, gave updates on each organization and passed six resolutions. The Missouri Students Association, GPC, Residence Halls Association, Legion of Black Collegians, Panhellenic Association, Interfraternity Council, National Pan-Hellenic Council and Four Front were in ...

Nov. 12, 2014

Students elect Head, Smith-Lezama for MSA president, vice president

Posted to On Campus by Elizabeth Loutfi on Nov. 12, 2014 at 7:54 p.m.

The winning slate in the 2014 Missouri Students Association presidential election is juniors Payton Head and Brenda Smith-Lezama. A record-breaking 7,075 votes were cast this year. 37 percent, 2,641 votes to juniors Myles Artis/Mary Cate O’Brien 54 percent, 3,848 votes to Head/Smith-Lezama eight percent, 586 votes to sophomores Jordan McFarland/T.J. ...