SGA Minutes | Anti-hazing resolution passed


President Tre Nelson thanked senators for their effort and participation at the NSU president’s investiture ceremony Sept. 15.

Nelson said four cabinet members of SGA will attend the National Student Government Summit by the American Student Government Association Sept. 28 to Oct. 1 in Washington, D.C.

Vice President Trey Roberts said there will be an Organizational Relief Fund Committee meeting Sept. 25.

SR.F.2017-01 was introduced and passed in the senate. The resolution sponsored by Sen. Tyler Wright “[encourages] student groups against the use of hazing in membership processes.” The document additionally states SGA “[condemns] the use of hazing in any stage of membership… not only at this university but at all colleges and universities.” This legislature serves as a response to both National Hazing Prevention Week and the ongoing investigation of a student death at Louisiana State University.

Jacob Ellis, senator of academic affairs, reminded attendees author and ESPN contributor Tom Rinaldi will speak Sept. 27 at 7 p.m. in the Fine Arts Auditorium in the A.A. Fredericks Arts Center.

Sen. Cherish Wilson announced the African-American Caucus is hosting a “chunk your change” event Sept. 20, 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Kyser Brickway. Proceeds will go to Hurricane Irma victims.