Students question speed limit on Pierce Road
No one likes to see red and blue lights flashing behind their car when driving.
But with an unposted speed limit on Pierce Road, students are asking, "How fast is too fast?" »
New rules eliminate smoking around buildings, including dorms and athletic fields; 'everyone' expected to enforce
The ongoing debate as to whether smoking should or should not be allowed on campus has finally reached its end. After two online discussions and a student forum regarding the smoking policy, SVSU has decided to tell everyone to take it to the parking lots. »
Program Boards president Crystal Dillard has resigned, citing a lack of internal cooperation.
Dillard will be studying abroad during the winter semester and was planning to resign at that time. However, she felt it best to leave as soon as possible and did so at last week's meeting. »
SVSU students helped to raise money for St. Jude's Children's Hospital on Wednesday during the annual Up 'til Dawn letter-writing party. Doznes of students petitioned friends and family to donate to the hospital, which treats all children free of charge. »
Members of the Association of Computing Machinery at SVSU build a video game from the ground up - in their spare time
Students are taking their love of video games one step further.
SVSU's chapter of the Association of Computing Machinery, an international organization dedicated to the profession and science of computing, is creating a video game with hopes of distributing it in November 2008. »
The Support Staff Assocation and SVSU's administration are still searching for common ground.
SSA, a union of SVSU's non-administrative and non-faculty employees, began picketing Oct. 3 for a new contract and will present its side in a fact-finding hearing this Thursday at 10 a.m. at a location to be announced early this week. »
Cardmail has been facing some problems. The volume of messages and usage bogged down the hardware and software everyday at mid-afternoon.. Ken Schindler the Executive Director of ITS services said "We attempted to add a front end server to separate web processing from message processing. The software simply did not work as advertized with this configuration.We also found that some rules had some significant impact on system performance and suspended rules processing. As some students used rules to forward their e-mail, this unfortunately removed this option. In the meantime, we doubled the memory in the original CardMail server, and as a result were able to better tune the operating system.We currently have CardMail running on a smaller server." »
Accoring to a report in the Saginaw News, a stabbing that took place at the Campus Village townhomes complex did not involve an SVSU student, although the victim, a 22-year-old male, was visiting friends that attend SVSU. »
- Weapons violation in First Year Suites. Case has been resolved.
- iPod, money, and camera stolen from Living Center North. Case is open.
Cyber Haunted House
The Student Technology Center and Instructional Technology Development Labs will be sponsoring a Cyber Haunted House today through the Wednesday. The event is open to students, faculty and staff, and are all eligible to enter a drawing for a free iPod Touch. »
The annual fall parking suvey conducted by University Police suggests parking at SVSU has ample parking accommodations.
Every September and February, University Police conducts a two-week long survey of all parking lots on campus during peek business hours, »