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SGA discusses stadium

In the most recent SGA meeting, held Feb. 15, new legislation was passed concerning senate nominations, and plans for a new stadium as well as the upcoming SGA elections were also discussed.
During committee reports, the University Coordination committee announced that they are in the beginning stages of bringing a new stadium to our campus. A contractor has been contacted and prices are being looked into.
The SGA Senate Judiciary presented a bill that stated that every senate nominee will be required to attend two previous consecutive meetings and must also follow up the next meeting with their speech. After the bill was presented, there was little discussion before it was voted in.
President Kelli Cody reported that she met with Dining Services during the week to discuss the issues students have had with the dining services in the new Student Union. Cody announced that she talked about getting the portions changed, which might affect high prices, introducing combos and vegetarian options to menus, and also opening up a ‘diner-style’ dining service that will be open 24 hours.
During the committee reports, the elections committee updated the senate on changes to dates concerning the upcoming senate elections. The qualifying meeting will be held March 30, and the platform is scheduled for April 14. All campaigning will be held from April 5 until 7 a.m. on April 19, and voting will take place on April 19 and 20.
The University Conservation committee talked about getting more lighting in certain places of campus, especially North Campus. The committee also commented that they would research getting some of the emergency stations on campus fixed.
Other business discussed during the meeting included the Leadership Conference being held this Saturday. While the conference is not mandatory for senators, Cody stressed the importance of this experience. The conference is from 8 a.m. to l2:30 p.m. and is open to all students.
SGA meetings are held every Monday at 8 p.m. in Meeting Room 1 of the Student Union and are open to all students.

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