Celebrate Earth Day by Recycling

Recycling bins and posters have recently popped up around campus, but recycling isn’t new to the university.

“I noticed that even though we have recycling bins on campus… No one was using them.”

Edwina Hall

“Recycling has always been on campus,” said Edwina Hall, an Administrative Assistant at Facilities and Safety Services.

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Spring General Election 2019 Results

Polls closed 7pm on Thursday March 28th. The ballot mostly consisted of unopposed races but a few key races and amendments were present. Jeremy Meritt won Student Body Treasurer, Miguel Cecchini do Amaral won Business Analytics Rep, and Kevin Hines won On-Campus Rep. Both amendments passed.

Key Races

Student Body Treasurer

– Jeremy Meritt (Winner)
– Kevin Hines

Merrit won with 108 votes. Hines was behind with 41 votes

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FLPolyCon Prepares for its 5th year

FLPolycon, a celebration of Florida Poly’s student culture, prepares for its fifth annual convention.

“It’s an event by Florida Poly Students, for Florida Poly Students. “

Vincent Hael, Head Director of FLPolycon

Originally open only to Florida Poly Students, FLPolycon in it’s second year was it opened to the public. It now draws con-goers from Orlando and Tampa as well as USF and UCF.

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Spring General Election 2019 Ballot Overview

While the majority of positions are unopposed this election, there’s a few key races to watch. There are constitutional amendments on the ballot as well. There was a town hall on Friday, March 22nd where candidates answered questions.

Key Races

Student Body Treasurer

– Jeremy Meritt
– Kevin Hines

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Reapportionment Amendment to appear on ballot

A reapportionment amendment seeking to allocate senate seats by major will appear on the Spring 2019 ballot.

Amendment 2 has passed through the Senate and the Executive branches. Travis Hills, the SGA President, will sign the amendment but warned that frequently changing the senate may cause conflicts in the future.

With the current system, there is a representative for every major plus one for every class, and ones for on and off campus. The amended system would still include representatives for every class as well as on and off campus; however, the new system will proportionally allocate the remaining representative seats by college.

“Under the new system, the senate would grow organically.”

Rep. Connor Coddington [Sophomore]
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Business Expo 2019 Highlights Local Services

The Business Expo by the Student Development Center showcased local business that may be of interest to students.

The “Community Resource Fair,” not to be confused with the Career Fair, aimed to connect students with local organizations according to Jimmy Surin from the Office of Student Development.

“I think it’s a great event and a really good resource for students”

Alison Hart, Student Attendee
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Senate Meeting 02/27/2019


  • Amendment 1, seeking to adjust election procedures is read for the first time. It would move the general election to spring and the run-off election to fall. The amendment was read for the first time. Amendments need to be read twice before being voted on by the Senate. This amendment missed the cutoff and will not appear on this year’s ballot.
  • Firebird Club seeks to aid student projects by providing resources.


Documents are not yet available.

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Senate Meeting 02/20/2019


  • Underutilized budgets, totaling $8532, from Student Hackers At Poly (SHAPE), Variety Gaming Tournament (VGT, defunct) have been reallocated to the student organization travel line item. American Society Mechanical Engineers (ASME) is not included.
  • If a club raises more than 100 non perishable items for the Club Canned Food Drive, the club that raises the most non perishables will get a food party financed by the Senate.
  • The Audit and Budget Committee requested $160 for food for 4 meetings. The allocation is approved by the Senate.


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