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Election protests spark possible third SGA election

The Student Government Association election commission voted in favor of Emmanuel Omoegbele which means there could possibly be a second presidential election. Student Body President Ramiro Jaime, Jr. claimed Election Coordinator Kolby Flowers withheld protests from the election commission, but he said he was right in doing so. Full story


New fire alarm brings University Hotel closer to code

The Sam Houston State University Hotel should be in full compliance with fire codes by the end of this summer after having addressed the findings reported in the state fire marshal’s report from last year. Full story


SGA unanimously approves gender neutral ticket

A bill calling for gender neutrality on the homecoming court passed the Student Government Association Tuesday. Full story


City council deliberates sign use in Huntsville

Huntsville city council deliberated over the importance of having an aesthetically pleasing community versus a healthy economy while discussing the city’s sign regulations Tuesday. Full story


SHSU professor receives funding to study death of massive stars

Sam Houston State University Astrophysics Professor David Pooley received $70,000 of funding from the Research Corporation for Science Advancement and about $20,000 from SHSU to study the death of massive stars. Full story


Elections not over, runoff to determine executive board

Spencer Copeland is the president-elect after 54 percent of students voted in favor of him. The vice president position and chief of staff position are up in the air in a runoff election. Full story


Tax deadline is here

Tax deadline for 2014 is here, but what does that mean for students? Depending on how students file, there are several educational benefits, which students should take advantage of. Full story

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Affordable Care Act deadline extension coming to a close

Those who do not have healthcare face looming penalties as the enrollment period as designated by the Affordable Care Act came to an end on March 31.  However, certain enrollment cases have been given a deadline extension to April 15. Full story

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SHSU spirit teams wow at NDA competition

Sam Houston State University’s Orange Pride dance team and cheer programs placed in the top three of their competitions at the annual National Dance Alliance competition. Full story

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Exoneree talks broken justice system

Ex-death row inmate Anthony Graves spoke at an event hosted by the Global Center for Journalism and Democracy on Saturday. Full story


Mass communication dept. recognizes students, faculty at banquet

Alexis Bloomer named next Dan Rather Intern

The annual mass communications banquet honored more than 30 students Wednesday. Various faculty members were also honored for the years of service. Full story

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SHSU takes second straight TIPA title

Sam Houston State University mass communication students successfully defended their Director’s Trophy at the Texas Intercollegiate Press Association’s annual competition. Full story