WSGA recap Feb. 28

Charles Rankin

WSGA met for its weekly meeting Feb. 28 in the Kansas Room of the Memorial Union.

Victoria Toothaker, the marketing and public relations director, reported that she is working on promoting the elections that are currently underway, with voting taking place March 12-14.

Zach King, special events and diversity initiatives director, reported that a lecture series was also underway, with the next lecture, March 29, featuring Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted to the NFL.

Erasmo Nunez, campus and community affairs director, reported that planning for the Big Event, taking place April 21, are in the final stages, with senators contacting potential sites in the next few weeks.

Three allocation bills were approved at the meeting. The Chemistry Club was allocated $2,812.50 for the Kansas Academy of Science’s annual meeting, which will be April 6-7 at Washburn. The Washburn Police Cadet Program was allocated $401.53 for an end of the year recognition. Beta Beta Beta, the biological sciences honor society, was allocated $750 for food at their initiation ceremony. In addition to the three new allocation bills, an amendment to a previous bill was made, adding an additional person to attend the Maynooth Law Conference.

The end of the meeting saw WSGA go into a public forum to discuss its nominations for the Student Organization Achievement Recognition awards, which are due March 7.