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With two items completed and two legislations presented SGA set the semester off to a productive start.

Student Government Association starts the Semester Strong

Ellen Beshuk, News Editor
August 22, 2023

  With SGA’s first meeting of the fall 2023 semester, the student body representatives created a  lighthearted environment in the Student Union on Aug. 21 while presenting themselves and discussing campus changes.    After the Speaker of the House Brett Boyer swore...

SGA Senator Shewit Abai makes her case as speaker of the senate. Despite earning 11 senators approval, Abai lost the position to Senator Brett Boyer by two votes.

SGA had its final meeting of the year: Here’s what happened

Claire Powell, Staff Writer
April 27, 2023

  This past Monday marks the final meeting for the 2022-2023 Student Government Association. The student senators completed their last two agenda items April 24 in the Student Union Chambers.   Here’s what SGA discussed:   Supreme Court Chief Justice Confirmation  UMKC...

SGA met this week for the first time since senators voted to impeach Tim Nguyen March 6. The student government meets every two weeks during the school year.

SGA had its first meeting with new interim president: Here’s what happened

Claire Powell, Staff Writer
March 22, 2023

  Hayley Prins met with UMKC student senators on March 20 for the first time as SGA interim president in the Student Union Chambers.   Prins’ confirmation resulted from the student senate’s vote to impeach Tim Nguyen from presidential office.   Here’s what SGA...

Roo News wins first place for website, nine total awards at MCMA conference

Roo News wins first place for website, nine total awards at MCMA conference

Roo News
April 11, 2022

UMKC Roo News took home nine awards at this year’s Missouri College Media Association (MCMA) awards. In competition against the largest universities in Missouri, the newspaper has continued to build on its past success, notably earning first place in website design. “I...

Justice Horn: SGA President to Jackson County Legislator Candidate

Justice Horn: SGA President to Jackson County Legislator Candidate

Erica Green
April 7, 2022

In May of 2020, Justice Horn lost his reelection bid for UMKC Student Government Association president by one vote.  “I think everything happens for a reason,” Horn said, reflecting on the loss.   Horn, who later graduated in 2021, is now an activist and...

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