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Boreing-Becerra sworn into office

Boreing-Becerra sworn into office

Sandra Sadek

April 19, 2018

Student Government President Brooklyn Boreing and Vice President Ruben Becerra Jr. swore in April 19 at 3:30 p.m., replacing the Merritt-Loosmore administration. President Denise Trauth gave an opening speech where she said she believes Boreing and Becerra will govern equally and fairly. Trauth proceeded...

Student Government legislation goes missing

Student Government legislation goes missing

Katie Burrell

April 18, 2018

The Texas State Student Government's website shows 23 pieces of passed legislation, the president said the organization has passed double that amount, but members of senate and the president will not provide the full list. During the presidential and vice presidential candidate debate hosted Feb...

Trauth holds meeting with minority leaders to find solutions to campus issues

Trauth holds meeting with minority leaders to find solutions to campus issues

Brittlin Richardson

April 17, 2018

Texas State President Denise Trauth and Provost Gene Bourgeois conducted meetings April 4 and April 9 with African-American and Hispanic student leaders, respectively, to discuss concerns that arose throughout the 2017-18 school year. The meetings addressed campus initiatives to help students with...

Student Government President first to be impeached

Student Government President first to be impeached

Sawyer Click

April 16, 2018

Former Student Government President Connor Clegg was impeached and removed from office April 16 during a joint session of the Student Government Senate and the Graduate House of Representatives. Interim Supreme Court Chief Justice Jordan Duran said under Article 7 Section 4 of the Student Gover...

The timeline of Connor Clegg’s administration

Staff

April 16, 2018

 Contributed By: Jessi Spain, Garrett McGinley, Sawyer Click...

Student Government joint session to be held tonight

Student Government joint session to be held tonight

Jakob Rodriguez

April 16, 2018

Student Government is holding another joint session for the trial of Student Government President Connor Clegg following failure to meet quorum and a sit-in protest by students. The Graduate House of Representatives and Student Government Senate will meet in a joint session 7 p.m. April 16 in ...

Students end LBJ Student Center sit-in

Students end LBJ Student Center sit-in

Jakob Rodriguez

April 14, 2018

Student protester and activists' demands have been met by the university administration and students have chosen to end their occupation of the fourth floor of the LBJ Student Center. As of 1 p.m. April 13, protesters and organizers had occupied the space for over 48 hours. The occupation of the space...

Task force to review Student Government

Task force to review Student Government

Jakob Rodriguez

April 14, 2018

Dean of Students Margarita Arellano is creating a task force to review Student Government policies in response to a request by the sit-in President Denise Trauth asked Arellano to create the task force and stated that it would be comprised of student, staff and faculty representatives. "As president...

Sit-in protesters hold press conference

Sit-in protesters hold press conference

Sandra Sadek

April 13, 2018

Students of the #TXSTSITIN protest held a press conference April 13 directed toward President Denise Trauth and said they are not going anywhere until the demands are met. The sit-in started April 11 after Student Government failed to meet quorum for the joint session's trial of Student Government President Connor Clegg. The press conferenc...

Emotions high following town hall

Emotions high following town hall

Evelin Garcia

April 12, 2018

President Denise Trauth held a town hall meeting at the LBJ Student Center Ballroom at noon as a response to students' frustrations over the inability to convict Student Government President Clegg because of a failed quorum. A group of students refused to leave the LBJ Teaching Theater yesterday ...

Students sit-in overnight, protest University town hall

Students sit-in overnight, protest University town hall

Sawyer Click

April 12, 2018

Following the joint session's inability to meet quorum for the conviction of Student Government President Connor Clegg, constituents held an overnight sit-in protest. With pillows, blankets and a pile of snacks, the protestors took to the fourth floor of the LBJ Student Center to protest and create...

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