Cigarette butts pollute community rivers

Cigarettes are one of the most common forms of litter on American streets, with environmental impacts ranging beyond secondhand smoke. Cigarettes end up in our rivers and oceans and can take years to decompose. But this variety of litter has received much less discussion and action than others, such as plastic straws.

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Commuter Senator Chris Bobbitt not allowed to serve on SGA

Despite being elected to fulfill the position of commuter senator in the Student Government Association, Senior Chris Bobbitt has not been allowed to serve so far this semester. This leaves commuter students without a senator representing them.

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Senators take on new positions in SGA meetings

Wednesday’s Student Government Association meeting passed two bills establishing senior senator Lexi Herring as president pro tempore and senior senator Jackson Myers as the legislative librarian. Both bills were passed unanimously by the senate. Following the passage of the bills, the gallery was asked to leave so a closed session could commence. The closed session was completely confidential, and no minutes were taken to record what had been discussed.

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