Ron Funches brought his comic stylings to the stage for the Student Senate Showcase on Jan. 19, 2012.
Student senators were on hand to explain what the senate has been working on including voter registration, textbook prices and OrgSync, a new web site designed to be the way that students connect with their student government. Applications were also available for student government positions.
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“If you don’t get involved, you don’t have a right to gripe,” says Gilbert Prado, criminal justice major.
Some student senators gave out information on where cheaper textbooks could be found. Brent Jacobson recommended Amazon.com and half.com and said that the senate was working with professors to look at open source textbooks.
OrgSync will offer students the opportunity to connect with their student government as well as an easy way to find out what events are coming to Salt Lake Community College.
Applications for student body president and vice president are available. The submission deadline is Feb. 14, 2012.
“Why not run?” asks President Mike Bird. It will help excel growth for whatever students want to do in their professional life.
Campaigning starts Feb. 26 with voting on March 7 and 8.
Chair and board member positions are also available.