Avery said Ash will allow a version of the constitution he worked on over the summer to be revised and voted on by the assembly before the end of the semester. Ash had earlier withdrawn his document from consideration after becoming discouraged by poor attendance at special meetings held to revise SGA's governing document.
VITA PROGRAM HELPING COMMUNITY WITH INCOME TAX RETURN ASSISTANCE: Volunteer Income Tax Assistance is sending volunteers to assist area citizens with their income tax returns, while new tax laws could allow UM-St. Louis students to save on taxes this year.
CAMPUS SENATE ELECTION TURNOUT REPORTED HIGH: Turnout for senate student elections was higher this year than last. The cause of the increase was credited to a combination of factors by the staff of the office of the senate.
SGA WON'T EXPEL GROUPS, FREEZE BUDGET ALLOCATIONS:SGA Comptroller Ben Ash has apparently reached an agreement with President Jim Avery over the issue of whether to expel more than two dozen student organizations from the assembly.
CARNEGIE MELLON ECONOMY PROF SPEAKS AT ANNUAL LECTURE EVENT: UM-St. Louis hosted the annual Homer Jones Memorial Lecture at the J. C. Penney Auditorium, Thursday, with guest speaker Bennett T. McCallum, H. J. Heinz professor of economics at Carnegie Mellon University.
UM ST. LOUIS GRAD BECOMES NEW CURATOR BOARD MEMBER: Usually, people get toothbrushes and dental floss when they visit the dentist. On Feb. 18, when Connie Silverstein went to the dentist, she got a phone call from the governor and a new job.
CAN WE TALK?: UM-St. Louis debate team gets moment in the sun: President of the Debate and Forensics Club, Joy Ducree-Nash, won first place in five of the 12 competitions in a tournament held at Central Missouri State University, Feb. 19-21.