CSU’s SGA elections continue as scheduled

By Kourtney Husnick Cleveland State University’s Student Government Association elections are still scheduled for online voting starting today, March 31, through April 2 in the VikesConnect portal. The Board of Elections emailed current students a link to vote at approximately 9:30 a.m.  The BOE added several videos to their Facebook page with information from executive …

SGA can’t keep ignoring rules without facing consequences

By The Editorial Board It is our right as students to establish and elect a democratic student government. However, for the second year in a row, Cleveland State University’s Student Government Association (SGA) has hijacked that process.  SGA limited the application opportunities solely to students they already knew and “saw fit” for the open treasurer …

Appointment of SGA treasurer violates constitution

By Kourtney Husnick Cleveland State University’s Student Government Association (SGA) finished the replacement process for their treasurer position Aug. 30, filling an empty executive board seat without following their constitution’s guidelines for the second academic year in a row.  The spring SGA election’s winning executive board ticket lost their treasurer candidate over the summer and …

Constitutional violations found within SGA

By: Kourtney Husnick After discovering inconsistencies between the Cleveland State University Student Government Association’s (SGA) current constitutional update process and the organization’s acting constitution in The Cauldron’s last issue, The Cauldron launched an in-depth investigation into the practices of SGA under its recognized constitution, operations manual and position descriptions. As previously reported, the Investigation and …

Executive boards debate as elections approach

By Kourtney Husnick As Cleveland State University’s Student Government Association (SGA) elections inched closer to voting week, the Board of Elections (BOE) hosted their annual executive board debate on Friday, March 22. Hosted in the Urban Building atrium, candidates for all three executive board parties answered questions presented by the BOE chair, Kelsey Allen, who …

Student government tackles group projects

By Kourtney Husnick Cleveland State University’s Student Government Association (SGA) changed the way senator projects are done this semester. Previously, each SGA senator was expected to complete an individual project serving their respective student community. Past senator projects have included the textbook drive, creating a multi-faith room and supplying science sets to the Michael Schwartz …