SGA grants mini-grant for student memorial marker

At the Student Government’s Association meeting on Nov. 6, members voted to allocate a mini grant of $1,900 for a new student memorial marker. This marker is to commemorate the students who have died while attending the University of North Georgia. There’s currently a marker beside the flagpole for this campus, but there’s no more room to add any more names. It has not been determined where this new one will be placed yet.

On Nov. 9, Nighthawks Entertainment will be hosting UNG’s first Silent Disco from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. in the Recreation Center on the Dahlonega campus. The event is free to all students and each is permitted to bring one guest with them. The event is only open to the first 500 people who arrive.

The Corps of Cadets is hosting 11 international cadets this week from all over the world for a symposium on cyber security on Nov. 8 and Nov. 9.

On Friday, Nov. 10, the Corps is having a parade on the drill field at 3 p.m. in honor of Veterans Day.

UNG will be having its Open House on Saturday, Nov. 11 from 9 a.m. to noon. SGA will have booths set up for people interested as well as other organizations on campus.

Aramark is now hiring for positions in Java City, Chow and Twisted Taco. If anyone is interested they can contact Aramark at its career page.

The Parking and Safety Committee reported that car accidents on the Dahlonega campus have tripled in recent months. They wanted to remind everyone to remain vigilant while driving, and to not text and drive.

One of the shuttles was in an accident, therefore the Dahlonega campus is down to one shuttle. It is unknown when it will be fixed.

On Tuesday, Nov. 14, SGA is hosting the Roast of SGA in Hoag Auditorium from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. All students are welcome to ask questions and voice concerns for SGA members to address.

On Wednesday, Nov. 15, the Residence Hall Association is hosting a Fall Festival. Although this is geared towards residents that live on campus, members have stated that all are welcome. There will be snacks and hay rides around the drill field.

  • Sarah-Anne Payne is a senior studying communications and journalism. She has an abnormal obsession with sweet tea and Chickfila and loves dogs more than people.

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