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Student Government retention rate suffers

Student Government retention rate suffers

Sarah Martinez

October 16, 2019

Recently, Student Government has faced a drop in student senator retention. A special election is being held Nov. 11-14 to fulfill vacant seats. Call for a special election is due to student senators leaving the Senate. Out of 30 senators, seven have quit. According to Student Body President Corey Benbow, reas...

Menstruation frustration leaves campus

Menstruation frustration leaves campus

Sarah Martinez

October 8, 2019

The frustration of paying for menstrual products is being alleviated on campus as years of legislation enact free menstrual hygiene for students. Legislation for the Menstrual Availability Act was first introduced in Student Government April 2018 by former Student Senator Elijah Miller. The act allows s...

Meal plan confusion cleared up

Meal plan confusion cleared up

Sarah Martinez

October 2, 2019

Recent dispute has occurred within the Texas State student body regarding new meal plans. The switch has led students to question if the university genuinely knows what best for its attendees. The most noticeable change to the 2019-2020 meal plans is the addition of meal equivalencies, which hold...

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