Mark Arrowsmith


SGA Recognizing the Auburn Gay and Lesbian Association

It was a room filled with differing viewpoints Monday Night on the passing of the bill for the Recognition of the Auburn Gay and Lesbian Association (AGLA).  Senator of Graduate School, Max Zimmer, presented this bill to the Senate yesterday.

SGA Approves For the Funding of the BSU Step Show

On Monday Night the SGA finalized the bill to fund the Black Student Union for their National Pannehelinic Council Step Show happening in Spring 2018. The Black Student Union represents the interests and concerns of black students at Auburn University and they strive to intertwine all aspects of black student life for the purpose of improving the campus environment.  They are being funded $5,000 towards this event.

SGA Passes A Pair of Funding Laws

The SGA passed multiple laws expanding program funds for various activities. They passed the program expansion fund laws for the Red Barn Series and the Special Activities.  The Red Barn Series is a 2-day concert series involving singer-songwriter, alternative, and indie bands.

SGA Adds on To Their Staff

On Monday Night, three individuals were appointed to the SGA staff for the remainder of the 2017-2018 term.

Auburn University offering safety lessons to all female students

Auburn, Ala. (EETV)- Auburn University provides a course called Auburn University Department of Campus Safety and Security's Rape Aggression Defense (R.A.D.), which helps female students enhance their safety and use the self-defense techniques to escape from a potential assailant.  Auburn's R.A.D.

Study Abroad and International Involvement Fair To Be Held October 31st

Ever wanted to pursue educational opportunities in a country other than yours? Well here is an opportunity to become informed about doing that. The Office of International Programs will be hosting a Study Abroad and International Involvement Fair on October 31st in the Student Center Ballroom.

SGA passes laws regulating campaigning

The SGA meeting was full of activity Monday night primarily focused on concourse campaigning and off-campus campaigning. The SGA passed a pair of election laws limiting ten people being able to campaign on each concourse and making people not being able to use any form of electronic devices to accumulate votes off campus.  The concourse campaigning law was initially tabled due to the lack of clarity that it provided.

Book Talk by Sean Carroll on Oct 19

On Oct 19, Award-winning author and biologist will be discussing his book, "The Serengeti Rules: The Quest to Discover How Life Works and Why it Matters." His book is discussing efforts of early scientists to answer basic questions about how life works and how the rules they discovered apply to life at different scales, that being molecules in the human body to the delicate balance of zebras and lions in the African savannah.  Carrol is a member of various organizations, he is a member of the National Academy of Sciences and the American Philosophical Society, and a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the American Association for the Advancement of Science. There will be a reception and book signing at 5 p.m.