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Student government addresses Wells Fargo controversy, diversity issues

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Student Government passed legislation March 5 encouraging hiring faculty more representative of the student body and subpoenaing evidence from the Gonzales-Castillo campaign.
Sen. James Tichy read the letters exchanged between University President Denise Trauth and U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Wells Fargo’s controversial fees that target students. He wished Trauth would be more transparent about the issue.
The Senate passed legislation encouraging the university to hire faculty more representative of Texas State’s student body. The legislation will now go to acting President Alison Castillo’s desk to be passed to administrators.
The Senate passed another piece subpoenaing the evidence from the controversial Gonzalez-Castillo campaign.
The Senate proposed a bill requiring all members to undergo sensitivity training, such as Ally training and At-Risk Training, in order to connect more with minority groups on campus.
University Police Department officer Ray McKinney promoted the Krav Maga self-defense courses offered and also highlighted UPD’s safety efforts on campus: fixing broken lights on campus and patrolling lights. He noted UPD is making an effort to connect more with the student body.
Former Student Government Vice President Samantha Martinez promoted Engaging Local Government Leaders, an event to take place at noon on April 2 in LBJ 3-13.1 to engage with the MPA Graduate program.
Student Government meets at 7 p.m. every Monday in the LBJ Teaching Theater.

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