SGA attempts to retract false claim at open meeting

SGA attempts to retract false claim at open meeting

Belmont doesn’t throw away its recycling, contrary to what a Student Government Association representative said during a meeting on Monday.  Aidan Riordan, chair of the Green Committee, said that the university is guilty of unsustainable practices. “You see the recycling containers? Fun fact, we don’t actually recycle. That goes straight […]

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SGA passes legislation supporting Greek life

SGA passes legislation supporting Greek life

Student Government Association publicly announced its support for Belmont Greek life in a meeting on Monday night. SGA passed four resolutions and one bill during the meeting, with new legislation covering topics such as Greek life, the Bell Tower Chapel and midterm exam policy. SGA’s executive board wrote “a resolution […]

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SGA appoints new cabinet at Monday’s senate meeting

SGA appoints new cabinet at Monday’s senate meeting

The Student Government Association voted in a new cabinet Monday night. President Meghan Hickok and Vice President Kristin Callahan introduced their cabinet nominees at the first official senate meeting of their term. “I have full faith that our cabinet is going to be doing some wonderful things this year,” said […]

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Meghan Hickok and Kristin Callahan inaugurated as SGA president and vice president

Meghan Hickok and Kristin Callahan inaugurated as SGA president and vice president

Meghan Hickok and Kristin Callahan were inaugurated as the new Student Government Association president and vice president Monday night. “Congratulations to Meghan and Kristin on their victory. I am certainly looking forward to their future,” said Dr. John Deloney, the dean of students and faculty adviser for SGA. Hickok and […]

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Meghan Hickok and Kristin Callahan win SGA presidential election

Meghan Hickok and Kristin Callahan win SGA presidential election

Meghan Hickok and Kristin Callahan have won the 2019 Student Government Association presidential election. They will serve as president and vice president until the end of 2019 —a shift from the old SGA election cycle which had terms starting in April. Hickok and Callahan ran with a platform of improving […]

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2019 SGA Election Panel

2019 SGA Election Panel

The Vision sat down with the presidential and vice presidential candidates for Student Government Association to discuss the upcoming election and their plans for SGA. Meghan Hickok, a junior political science major, is running for president with junior nursing major Kristin Callahan as her vice president. The other ticket consists […]

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Meghan Hickok and Kristin Callahan campaign for SGA president and vice president

Meghan Hickok and Kristin Callahan campaign for SGA president and vice president

Student Government Association presidential candidate Meghan Hickok and vice presidential candidate Kristin Callahan are running to give students a voice on campus. “We just really want to make the students feel like they are important to us, they are important to Belmont and their voices are being heard,” said Callahan. […]

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Mia Delamar and Jennifer O’Brien campaign for SGA president and vice president

Mia Delamar and Jennifer O’Brien campaign for SGA president and vice president

Student Government Association presidential candidate Mia Delamar and vice presidential candidate Jennifer O’Brien want to set a new standard for open communication between students and their SGA representatives. “Our entire basis for this campaign is just really being connected to the students and being as transparent as we possibly can,” […]

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Student Government Association moves elections to February

Student Government Association moves elections to February

After four of Student Government Association’s cabinet members resigned, President Gavin Mummert and Vice President Mohansingh Udhwani Jr. are cutting their terms short. A new president and vice president will be elected in February, as SGA transitions from fiscal year terms to calendar year terms. Going forward, elections will be […]

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Students find common ground at political organization debate

Students find common ground at political organization debate

A panel representing various Belmont political organizations held an informal debate in the Vince Gill room Wednesday night, discussing everything from healthcare to the opioid crisis. The debate was sponsored by the Student Government Association and moderated by David Plazas, the opinion engagement editor for The Tennessean. “Civility in this […]

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2018-2019 SGA budget promotes campus involvement

2018-2019 SGA budget promotes campus involvement

Student Government Association’s budget for the 2018-2019 school year has the same amount of money as last year, but they’re spending it completely differently. Most of the organization’s $75,000 budget will still fund grant petitions for student organizations, but it has a significantly larger events budget — mostly because there’s […]

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SGA passes constitutional amendment at first senate meeting

SGA passes constitutional amendment at first senate meeting

Student Government Association passed two pieces of legislation at its first senate meeting of the semester on Monday evening. The primary focus of the meeting was an amendment to the organization’s constitution — authored by President Gavin Mummert, Vice President Mohansingh Udhwani Jr. and Treasurer Jacob Hukill — which would […]

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