Student Government Association looking to increase turnout in upcoming elections

On a campus of over 11,000 students, it can feel difficult for students to have their voice heard by the people higher up. The best way for students to communicate a problem that they want fixed is to go through the Student Government Association who are having elections in March. Elections for the Student Government […]

Students want a better Student Government Association

As the spring semester comes to an end WCU Student Government Association officers prepare to take on their roles for the fall, the students of WCU are ready to give them a little advice. The Student Government Association (SGA) hasn’t always had the best reputation with the students of WCU.  Students and organizations have voiced their discontent […]

SGA: New crop of students, same old problems

The new WCU student body president is Katherine Spalding, and new vice president is Adam Lytle. WCU also has 25  new senators who will be joined by five incoming freshman in the fall for a total of 30 senators. This year the candidates for office promoted messages of growth and diversity as their colorful posters cover the […]

SGA elections happening now

Over 35 candidates are campaigning for Western Carolina University’s student government association for the 2016-2017 academic year. All executive and senatorial positions are up for grabs this election cycle as well with three students vying for the presidency. Students will receive an email with a link to vote on March 13 and 14. The elections committee will […]

Student government association seeks four new senators

Corrected 2:40 p.m. Feb. 16: An earlier version of this article had the senator application deadline as Feb. 16, it has been corrected to Feb. 17 The Student Government Association (SGA) at Western Carolina University is replacing four senators in the spring 2016 semester. Faculty adviser, Karen Farmer, said the four did not meet semester […]

SGA makes large leadership change

Western Carolina University’s Student Government Association is going through a large leadership change that began in January, 2015. There were no members who were directly fired by SGA. Many of the current members of SGA could not discuss what happened because of the FERPA regulations. This makes the occurrence hard to understand with such vague information available to the public […]