Posts Tagged ‘ MSU ’

Sunshine Law may or may not apply to SGA, but should be followed regardless

Apr 17th, 2009 | By | Category: Commentary, Opinions

Jason McGill Assistant Editor The question has been bugging me.  Is the Student Government Association subject to Missouri’s Sunshine Law?  In the article I wrote for the April 8th issue, I made sure to say that SGA wasn’t in compliance with the law, and not say violating the law, because I wasn’t sure whether the […]



College – the glorified trade school

Apr 8th, 2009 | By | Category: Blogs, Columns, Opinions

Nathanael Edward Bassett Contributor Neil Postman was a brilliant culture critic who proposed the theory that American education has had different “gods” at different times, reasons for education and a purpose towards learning. The “old gods” as he called them, were a sense of virtue in learning. The United States was formed by a group […]



Poor record-keeping could leave SGA’s constituents in the dark

Apr 7th, 2009 | By | Category: Campus News, News

The new administration would do well to look into record-keeping practices at SGA that are at best suspicious and at worst illegal. On February 23, The Underground requested SGA budget and attendance records going back to 2005, the year that SGA became wholly funded by student fees. It took 18 days for SGA to produce this year’s budget, and no explanation for the delay was given outside of being busy. The attendance information provided for the current year was incomplete, as it didn’t list the names or total number in attendance for many of the meetings.



Former SGA senator speaks out

Apr 7th, 2009 | By | Category: Campus News, News

SGA needs to increase accountability to recruit and retain good senators.



SGA needs to appoint independent auditor

Apr 7th, 2009 | By | Category: Editorials, Opinions

SGA needs to appoint an independent auditor to make sure proper records are kept.



Provost pays for charlatan tour on April Fools Day

Apr 7th, 2009 | By | Category: Campus Events, Columns, Opinions

Jason McGill Assistant Editor Have you ever had a dream for your future? Do you want security and prosperity for yourself and your family? Most people will discourage you, because the chance of failure is so great, but you are special. If you have faith in yourself and the commitment to see this journey to […]



Editorial Cartoon – Lake Missouri State

Apr 7th, 2009 | By | Category: Entertainment

Recent rainstorms may make canoeing a quicker and more dry way to get across campus.



Talent show seeks student contributors

Apr 6th, 2009 | By | Category: Campus Events

Kristen Cypret Contributor Hammons Hall Council will be hosting the Hammons Talent Show on Monday, April 27, in the Grand Lounge from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Students can still sign up at the front desk in Hammons House. The sheet asks how much time the performance will require and what kind of equipment will […]



MSU Beer Club for connoisseurs only

Apr 6th, 2009 | By | Category: Campus Group, Features

Students organize a Beer Club at MSU.



Sports are total waste of money

Apr 6th, 2009 | By | Category: Columns, Opinions, Sports Commentary

Sports are a total waste of money. Period. Exclamation point!