Until 5:00 p.m. on September 7th, Student Services, a branch of UT's Student Government Association (SGA), will be accepting applications for seven different committees: Academic Affairs, Diversity Affairs, Environment and Sustainability, Government Affairs, Technology Services, Traditions, and Volunteer Life.
Students tend to scoff at the efforts of the SGA, as evidenced by last year's election. FUEL won with Adam Roddy, current SGA president, receiving just over 8 percent of student support. Cassandra Marin, senior in microbiology, does not think SGA has accomplished much in years past and is skeptical of the promises made by student government bodies.
"Actions speak louder than words," Marin said.
The current Student Services Director, Taelor Olive, hopes to change the minds of those skeptic about SGA's relevancy, pointing to actions that have originated from UT's student government.
Anyone who attends summer school has the Government Affairs committee to thank ...