SGA elects two new senators

Published by adviser, Author: Catie Clark - Assistant News Editor, Date: March 7, 2013

The Slippery Rock Student Government Association elected two new senators Monday.

The new Building B Senator is Antonia Badger, a sophomore.

According to Badger, a major part of her SGA experience will we to help students get involved.

“I want to join SGA because I like to try and get people out there and socialize,” Badger said.

Casey Lapovski, a sophomore transfer student, was elected as a new commuter senator.

Lapovski’s reason for running for SGA include becoming more involved on campus during her second semester at SRU.

“I want to get involved and meet new people,” Lapovski said. “I love to socialize.”

According to President Dave Wolfe, SGA held a raffle event in the Smith Student Center Tuesday through Thursday from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. each day.

Ben Motyl, Vice President of Financial Affairs, announced at Monday’s meeting that they will be accepting a bid from a construction company for the new Multi-Purpose Rink.

“We are hoping to have construction completed by next fall,” Motyl said.

Wolfe said that the rink project was approved and moved through a while ago, and they are just accepting the lowest bidding price from a construction company to complete the project.

“The plan is to complete a deck hockey rink, with outdoor basketball courts as well,” Wolfe said.

Motyl said that more information on the rink will be released as it becomes available.

Parliamentarian Angie Hernley announced Monday that there will be additional changes being made to SGA’s constitution.

An open forum to explain and answer questions on these changes will be held April 8 at 8 p.m. and will be open to the entire university.

The changes will be voted on at the following SGA Senate meeting at 8:45 p.m.


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