Inclusion for future of ASSP ensured

By-law updates to change ASSP functions

For ASSP Vice President of Finance Nathan Bennett, the role of ASSP and Senate is to respond to student need. “The entire role of ASSP is to actually empower students,” Bennett said in an interview. Many ASSP members sought to respond to this call by passing by-law changes this year in alignment with the goals […]

Behind The Clery Act

Local university crime statistics closely examined

  As the end of the quarter draws near, students continue to attend classes and study for tests, going about their daily academic tasks. All the while, the Office of Safety and Security continues to compile a daily crime log with reports ranging from car prowls to sexual assault, as required by the Clery Act. […]

Senate body recognized at final meeting

Senators wrap up year with confirmation of ASSP Core

This Monday was an important day for ASSP’s Senate as it was their final meeting of the 2016-2017 academic year. The meeting served as a time to reflect on the work of ASSP Core and Senate, as well as a transition to the confirmation of next year’s Core. Senate revisited old business pertaining to the […]

Final budget preparations made at senate

Senate passes budgetary proposal for next year, passes proposal for Black Student Union BBQ

Senate has begun budgetary preparations for next year and is in its final weeks of meeting for the 2016-2017 academic year. During Monday’s meeting, Senate approved old business, approved the budgets for two campus events and reviewed the operational budget allocation for the 2017-2018 academic year. Senate began by reviewing ASSP Vice President of Campus […]

Multicultural night celebrates diversity

Lauren Giese staff reporter Jenna Dennison assistant news editor First-year Andria Fredriks believes that understanding different backgrounds and cultures leads to a greater understanding and appreciation for different people. Likewise, Admissions Counselor Jasmine Hairston said that the Christian body of believers is diverse, and therefore recognizing and celebrating various cultures can bring people to a […]

Senate changes leadership qualifications

By-law updates bring further inclusivity to ASSP roles

Student government is focusing on accessibility. This week, Senate heard proposals about changing language to make hiring within ASSP more inclusive, as well as adopting language to clarify functions of ASSP Core positions. Senate also approved the budget for the upcoming KSPU spring concert. During the meeting, the Senate body also revisited old business. ASSP […]

New by-law updates impact ASSP Core Functions

During Monday’s Senate meeting, Senators revisited past proposed by-law updates and also introduced new by-law proposals. Senators reviewed by-law proposals that were introduced by ASSP President Lola Sosanya and ASSP Executive Vice President Mara Kramer. Their proposals were tabled for one week of academic consideration during the April 25 Senate meeting. Sosanya’s proposed updates to […]

Senators approve upcoming fiesta

Dialogue about accessibility continues, by-law updates underway

This week in Senate, Senators passed a funding request from Latinos Unidos club for their upcoming “Fiesta” event. Additionally, Senators continued discussion on campus accessibility and reviewed by-law updates. Representatives from Latinos Unidos club spoke to Senate about Fiesta, which is scheduled to take place on May 8 in Martin Square. The event will feature […]