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SGB brings the bills, renews NYT subscription

Board members laugh at Tuesday's SGB meeting. (Photo by Sarah Cutshall / Visual Editor)

By Madeline Gavatorta | Staff Writer

April 11, 2018

It was a busy Tuesday night in Nordy’s Place as Student Government Board passed three bills and introduced four more. Of the total seven bills, six deal with internal SGB structure, adding new committees and redefining or clarifying code and procedure. The only bill introduced not about internal mat...

SGB calls for medical amnesty extension

Board member Ami Fall discusses SGB’s upcoming Irish-themed “Eat and Greet” at Tuesday night’s meeting. (Photo by Thomas Yang | Visual Editor)

By Madeline Gavatorta | Staff Writer

March 14, 2018

Student Government Board returned from spring break and unanimously passed a resolution Tuesday night urging the Pennsylvania state government to extend medical amnesty — a pardon on criminal charges for medical reasons — in the case of alcohol incidents to the underage person experiencing the crisis....

SGB calls for expansion of state medical amnesty laws

Board member Ciara Barry discusses the pathways to financial success at SGB’s Tuesday night meeting. (Photo by Sarah Cutshall | Staff Photographer)

By Noah Manalo | Staff Writer

February 28, 2018

At Student Government Board’s final public meeting before spring break, SBG President Max Kneis introduced a resolution calling for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to expand medical amnesty laws. The resolution states that approximately 1,825 college students in the United States die each year fro...

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