Tom Sabram Student Body Vice-President

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  • Presidential Perspectives

    I have been honored to serve as your student body president for the year. This year, we have witnessed many interesting events, such as the selection of a new dean of Student Affairs, outrage over public art on campus, the showing of the Activities Board’s TBA films, minor student government conflicts, and the campus reaction to Hurricane Katrina — just to name a few. These events are sometimes on...

    Forum | May 1, 2006
  • Presidential Perspectives

    Carnival officially begins on Thursday afternoon, and with that comes the excitement around Sweepstakes, Booth, funnel cakes, fireworks, comedians, and concerts; however, this year there is a new addition to the excitement: student government elections. Elections will be held online on April 24 and 25. (The Web address will be published at a later date.) All students will have a chance to vote for...

    Forum | April 17, 2006
  • Presidential Perspectives

    This past week, there were two open discussions with the architect of the new Gates Center for Computer Science, and there will be another on April 20. There are also plans for a new athletic fieldhouse.

    Forum | April 10, 2006
  • Presidential Perspectives

    At a recent meeting with student govenment, interim dean Jennifer Church called my attention to a website for a grassroots campaign to try to save the Perkins Loans. When President Bush issued his proposed budget for the fiscal year 2007, he eliminated the line item for Perkins Loans.

    Forum | April 3, 2006
  • Presidential Perspectives

    Sometimes the best ideas and relationships are discovered accidentally. I would like to report that I think I have found one such relationship for student government.

    Forum | March 27, 2006