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A letter from SGA’s judicial branch

A letter from SGA’s judicial branch

October 2, 2019

The judicial branch is committed to ensuring the success of elections and to maximize the level of student engagement. The sitting justices, while novice, recognize the weight of our duty and responsibility to the student government association and, most importantly, the student body of UTSA. We are...

SGA has two options: reform or be abolished

SGA has two options: reform or be abolished

Liam Quesada

October 2, 2019

I've been organizing on campus long enough to butt heads with the Student Government Association (SGA) on multiple occasions. Many students have been able to get on with their lives as if it doesn't exist, but I've had the pleasure of gaining multiple perspectives on SGA’s ability to function, or lack...

‘Legalize marijuana,’ SGA says to Legislature

March 5, 2013

On Feb. 21, UTSA Student Government Association (SGA) passed a resolution calling on the Texas Legislature to legalize marijuana and use the subsequent tax revenue to offset spending cuts made to higher education.“Marijuana legalization is picking up a lot of steam,” said COLFA Senator Jacob Lo...

Campus Gardens coming to UTSA

March 5, 2013

Courtesy of Will Talent / The Paisano UTSA has a multitude of eco-friendly projects to improve student life around campus, one of which involves fresh produce from the comfort of the UTSA Main Campus.The Student Government Go Green Committee, in collaboration with the Student Leadershi...

SGA Election Guide

March 5, 2013

Courtesy of Will Tallent / The Paisano To help students vote for Student Government, the Paisano contacted each student who had registered to run for a position on SGA’s Executive Board, and each willing candidate answered an identical questionnaire.The questionnaire read as follows:-After you are elec...