The Torch

Benavides pulls bid for Student Government President

Michael E. Cunniff & Nicole Valente, Editor-in-Chief and Managing Editor

February 20, 2013

Mark Benavides on Tuesday told the Torch that he is no longer running for Student Government, Inc. president and instead will run for vice president. Benavides, the current Organizations Committee chair, said that he was switchi...

SGI Prez says LGBTQ Org ‘Possible,’ then Recants

Michael E. Cunniff, Editor-in-Chief

February 20, 2013

The president of Student Government, Inc. Tuesday opened the door, albeit temporarily, to a student-run gay-straight alliance on campus, telling the Torch that “anything’s possible” when it comes to an LGBTQ organization...

Record Number of Student Orgs get SGI Recognition

Alyssa Nielson, Staff Writer

December 5, 2012

Fifteen new student organizations will be recognized as official University groups after Student Government, Inc. voted in favor at a floor meeting on Nov. 19. The process was originally scheduled to take place over the course...

SGI Financial Report Released

Michael E. Cunniff & Anthony O'Reilly, Editor-in-Chief and News Editor

December 5, 2012

The long-awaited “financial report” from Student Government, Inc. was approved and published in its newsletter on Monday, outlining the expected revenue and allocated expenditures voted on by the SGI floor in early September. The...

Administrators hear students’ concerns

Terence M. Cullen, News Editor, Emeritus

April 18, 2012

Students voiced concerns and inquiries at the annual Town Hall meeting April 16, where University President Rev. Donald J. Harrington, C.M. and other officials listened to and answered questions from students. Questions ranged...

SGI approves four new organizations

Anthony O'Reilly, Staff Writer

November 22, 2011

Student Government Incorporated approved four new organizations during their bi-weekly floor meeting Nov. 21.   Voting members of SGI and the executive board listened to nine organizations give a five minute presentation...

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