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    No outside dates at Lipscomb SGA formal, citing security and budget

    Once again, Lipscomb’s policy prohibits students from bringing outside dates to the Student Government Association’s annual student formal. The decision is rooted in security concerns and budgeting. Last year’s, dance floor beneath the Lipscomb University Student Body Formal sign. Photo courtesy of Kristi Jones. The Student Government Association’s President Janeyah Anderson, a junior double majoring in Law, Justice and Society and Urban Development and Policy from Hendersonville, TN provided insight into the rationale behind this decision by highlighting SGA’s core mission. Anderson explained, “The purpose of SGA is to enhance the student experience.” She elaborated on the financial considerations that influenced the policy, pointing out, “The SGA budget is sourced…

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    SGA has goal of creating bright campus

    One initiative of this year’s Student Government Association is student safety. President Janeyah Anderson said the SGA is looking to enhance the student experience.   “We have been working pretty hard to figure out ways that we can accommodate the feeling of safety on Lipscomb’s campus,” Anderson said. “We have been focusing primarily on lighting.” Lipscomb’s campus never closes during the school year. With about 2,500 students living on campus, they often walk across campus from building to building at night.   Commuter students find themselves in this situation the most. Staying late with friends, studying or attending class requires them to walk back to their cars at night.  …

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    New ideas for a new school year in SGA

    Student Government Association elections just wrapped for this semester solidifying the new officers for the 2023-24 school year. Lipscomb’s SGA helps to keep student morale, advocate for concerns of students, and promote academic, social, and spiritual growth with Christian values and principles of the university. Our new SGA Vice President is Janeyah Anderson, a junior Law, Justice and Society & Urban Development and Policy double major from Hendersonville, TN. Bringing her passion and ambition into the new school year, she’s ready to get things done. Janeyah’s goals include making SGA a more accessible and approachable environment for students. She wants to do this by incorporating student feedback through an electronic…