In response to the SGA meeting, Ben Shapiro, and new conservative speaker

In response to the SGA meeting, Ben Shapiro, and new conservative speaker

On Nov. 30, 2017 at an emergency senate meeting, the Student Government Association voted 28 to 2 to rescind $7,080 allocated to Young Americans for Freedom from the Special Projects […]

 

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