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"Sports Bubble" Passes 1,900 Yes, 997 No - Sports Dome Moves Forward

On December 4th the student body at-large voted to "tax" themselves to invest in a proposed $4 million "seasonal recreational sports dome". University President Richard Davenport and the Minnesota State Board of Trustees will now weigh in on whether the Sports Bubble will happen or not. See this link

Half of the cost of facility construction would be paid through a student fee amounting to $0.83 per credit hour, not to exceed $10 per semester, per student, for a period of 10 years. If eventually built next year, the seasonal dome would be deployed each October and taken down each April.

All kinds of recreational and sports clubs would now have the opportunity to play and practice during winter months where in the past the Bud Myers Field House and the Ruth Schellberg Gym have been scheduled up to the max leaving little time for popular club sport activities. Student investment in the project would total $2 million with another $2 million from other sources. Priority would be given to student clubs.

To accommodate on-campus Dome users and off-campus visitors, the Parking & Transportation Advisory Committee will address how to change Lot 22 South, which is next to the now vacant field which will be covered by the Sports Dome. The Free Lot (a.k.a. Lot 23) will not be affected except when event participants leave Lot 22 and exit off of MSU property onto Monks Avenue by Kwik Trip.

See 12/5/18 Mankato Free Press article about the referendum vote: Dome/Sports dome.pdf"

Senator of the Month

  • Senator Schmidt has worked tirelessly to reach out to as many of constituents as possible, truly bringing a voice to the students!

    Mankato's Delegation to Students United State-wide conference.

    Horns Up for Maverick Student Government leaders attending the Nov.17th Delegate Assembly of the Students United state-wide student organization held at Minnesota State University-Moorhead.

    Much was learned with contributions from MSU including Bookstore contract, textbooks cost saving measures, health insurance cost saving initiatiaves, legislative proposals to push in Minnesota House and Senate. See "Recap" provided by Students United: Students United Recap

    Student Government President MeMe Cronin

    Student Government President
    MeMe Cronin

    Student Government Vice President
    Anisa Omar

    Elected 02/13/2019 to complete the unexpired term of Katelynn Ogunfolami