SGA authors resolution demanding answers about $70 fee imposed on online classes

The Student Governing Association is waiting for a response after they created a resolution addressed to Kansas State administration and the Kansas Board of Regents regarding the $70 fee for online classes.

K-State could start spring semester a week late, cancel spring break

Faculty senate has approved a calendar that starts the semester a week later on Jan. 25, 2021 and removes spring break from the calendar.

SGA discusses $2.5 million deficit, possible allocation callbacks in privilege fee budget

Thursday evening the student senate welcomed new interns, acknowledged upcoming budget shortfalls and heard an update on the campus COVID-19 situation and the division of student life strategic plan.

As questions about Student Code of Conduct violations come up, code review process begins

The code is reviewed every five years anyway — speaker of the student senate and senior in political science and communication Nathan Bothwell said it's a coincidence that it happened to be this year.

In unprecedented step, SGA special orders cuts to most privilege fee receiving entities

Based off of the current fee model, it could save students approximately $5 a semester. During the last academic year, students paid about $472 a semester in privilege fees.

Full review of all privilege fee entities ordered to deal with anticipated financial impacts...

Pandemic-related financial crisis could cause enrollment to decrease and privilege fees to skyrocket for students. SGA will review every entity to initiate budget cuts amounting to about two to three percent.

SGA resolution to increase student input on KSU Foundation processes fails

Student senate did not pass a resolution calling for more student voices to be heard in KSU Foundation processes.

Student senate makes plan to initiate possible cuts to all privilege fee entities due...

Student senate will hold a special meeting after the semester ends to initiate a full review of all Privilege Fee entities.

Current SGA body signs off for the last time as term ends

Like everything else this semester, student senate was forced to find a way to continue meeting to complete its legislative docket as a pandemic necessitated the closure of campus and social distancing protocols.

SGA virtual meeting delayed by ‘zoombomber’ who played an adult video, racial slur

It's a trend called zoombombing that's seen an increase in frequency as several universities, schools and businesses use the online platform to continue meeting through the COVID-19 pandemic.

Privilege fee recommends continuance for Wildcat 91.9 allocation

Currently, the station is allocated $102,362 for its operations budget and $4,000 for a reserve account that pays for the repair, replacement and upkeep of the on-campus radio tower.

‘This is new territory’: Student senate continues meeting in virtual setting

Student senators and body leadership weren't crowded into their usual meeting space in the K-State Student Union. Instead, some 80 people signed on to a special student senate Zoom meeting.

Here’s the complete list of the student senators for the 2020-2021 academic year

The new senators will be sworn in later this semester.

Legislative Advocates represent K-State students’ interests in Topeka

Students will travel to the Kansas Statehouse for Higher Education Day to advocate for the issues important to them and the university.

Student senate discusses differential tuition, First Amendment in weekly meeting

Student Body President Jansen Penny discussed his personal statement released on Twitter and emphasized his views don't reflect K-State's.

Student senate approves bond surplus for Cats’ Cupboard, introduces changes to DPC

Sarah Barrett, founder and supervisor of Cats' Cupboard, highlighted the opportunities the program provides to students.

Tel Wittmer emphasizes the land grant mission in student body presidential campaign platforms

Study body presidential candidate Tel Wittmer says he is willing to put his student teaching semester on hold to lead K-State.

Hannah Heatherman emphasizes affordability, well-being in student body presidential campaign

As far as her campaign goes, Heatherman said she is focusing on three main aspects of student life: affordability, wellness and the campus experience.

Jacob Casey says he has ‘no intention of winning’ student body presidential race

For Jacob Casey, his student body presidential run is about the journey, not the victory.