The Student Government Association held its weekly meeting in the Alumni Room on Nov. 29 and approved Fashion Club’s request for $1,649.99 for its yearly drag show.
The funds will bring five performers to campus on Feb. 7. The drag show event is open to all members of the FSU campus.
During open forum, Senator Katrina Ferguson asked when the Veterans Club and SGA’s clothing drive will end.
Ezequiel De Leon, SGA president, said the clothing drive is ongoing until Dec. 1. “There is a clothing drive bin in the SGA office and as well as right next to the transportation desk in McCarthy,” he added.
Another issue raised during open forum by Senator Molly Fennessey was that there is a dirt path between a main path and the
entrance to the library. She suggested it should be made an actual, paved path. “Everyone is just making it a path anyway,” she added.SGA also approved The Gatepost’s request of $6,109.12 for a trip to New York City for the 2017 College Media Association Spring Media Conference.
The spring break conference will educate newspaper staff members about how to better run a college newspaper, write and take photographs, said Alexandra Gomes, Editor-in-Chief of The Gatepost.
The Equestrian Club gave a presentation on their trip to the Equine Affaire conference.
Senator Hailey Small announced Special Olympics would have a table in McCarthy on Nov. 30.
Fennessey also announced she will be attending a town hall meeting and starting a petition to create a crosswalk from the Salem End parking lot to campus.
Additionally, SGA approved the minutes from its last meeting, and Senator Allie Card passed the U-ROCK award to Sarah Horwitz, SGA SATF treasurer.
[Editor’s Note: Alexandra Gomes is Editor-in-Chief fo The Gatepost.]