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SGA’s first meeting a success for all

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Published: Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Updated: Tuesday, January 29, 2013 00:01

 

 

Students have suffered through parking ticket after parking ticket for incorrect hangtags and decals. Finally the end is near. 

Student Government Association has approved grace periods to give students the opportunity to correct their wrongdoing before having to pay for it — literally.  

“The grace period for anyone to pick up their tags is one week. After the week ends they will be fined and subject to the court,” said senator for graduate school and sponsor of the bill, Joshua Jackson. 

Jackson clarified that the voting on the grace period will have to be done by the student body, moving it to a referendum. 

Another bill that SGA was pushing before the end of the fall semester was for new robes, which would have cost around $800. Thankfully, they were able to compromise.

“Dean Peterson contacted the commencement office and asked them if they had any spares, and they said yes,” Jackson said. 

These robes, which are to be worn during special occasions, are going to be provided to the SGA free of charge—as long as they share with the Commencement Office. 

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