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SGA Student Services seeks to reconcile relationship with NUPD through new initiative

Srishti Gummaraju, news staff November 7, 2021

As the committee in the Student Government Association, or SGA, responsible for improving the life of all students, Student Services has often been the driving force behind projects ranging from housing,...

Student Government Association senate meetings are open to everyone, and students do not have to be an elected senator to particpate in committee projects.

What is the Student Government Association? SGA officials explain group, promise transparency

Marta Hill and Srishti Gummaraju September 30, 2021

From the outside, the Student Government Association at Northeastern may seem to be an amorphous group of students with a confusing internal structure, but Nicole Miranda, a fifth-year health science major...

Casey Buttke was elected SGA president last week.

Uncontested Buttke-Galinkin SGA slate elected with 86% support

Isaac Stephens and Annie Probert March 28, 2021

The Buttke-Galinkin slate, which ran uncontested, captured an overwhelming 86% of the vote in this year’s Student Government Association election. Casey Buttke and Izzy Galinkin will respectively serve...

Casey Buttke and Izzy Galinkin are running for SGA president and vice president, respectively.

Q&A: Buttke-Galinkin slate, running uncontested, wants to transform SGA from the inside

Isaac Stephens, news staff March 16, 2021

For three years in a row, Student Government Association elections have presented Northeastern students with a binary choice between only a single slate of candidates or a vote of no confidence. This...

On Feb. 1, the SGA approved five referendum questions including per-credit tuition and a price reduction in meal plan fees.

SGA approves referenda on meal plan fee reduction, per-credit tuition

Isaac Stephens, news staff February 22, 2021

The Student Government Association, or SGA, approved five referendum questions Feb. 1 to be asked of students during the March 14 election, including a meal plan fee reduction, university MBTA discounts,...

The Student Government Association, or SGA, calls on university administrators to implement a universal opt-in pass/fail policy” with a student designation deadline of Dec. 9.

Northeastern releases statement in opposition of unanimous SGA pass/fail resolution

Isaac Stephens, news staff December 7, 2020
In the unanimous Senate resolution, the SGA calls on university administrators to implement a universal opt-in pass/fail policy. Northeastern released a statement opposing the resolution.
The SGA office in Curry Student Center.

Northeastern denies SGA request for Election Day class cancellation

Isaac Stephens, news staff October 27, 2020
Northeastern denied a Student Government Association request for Election Day to be declared a university holiday, arguing that the large number of students voting by mail makes the accommodation for in-person voters unnecessary.
SGA President Christopher Brown and Executive Vice President Gabby Nobile

Release of SGA statement reveals tensions among leadership

Jessica Silverman, deputy campus editor June 17, 2020

Updated at 10:15 am June 18th to include additional responses from SGA President Chris Brown in response to claims made in the article Updated at 8:15 pm June 19th to include statements from James Lyons,...

The statement included points that were critical of the university administration and its response to incidents of racism on campus.

[UPDATED] Statement by SGA official addresses Black Lives Matter movement

Jessica Silverman, deputy campus editor June 12, 2020
SGA, released a statement regarding the racial struggles on campus, the protests sparking from the death of George Floyd and the Black Lives Matter movement.
Cameron Woods is a rising fourth-year international affairs and economics major.

[UPDATED] SGA communications director resigns

Jessica Silverman, deputy campus editor June 5, 2020
Cameron Woods, a rising fourth-year international affairs and economics major, resigned Thursday from his role as SGA’s executive director of communications.
Northeastern announced the emergency March 17 move-out date in an email March 14.

NU administrators slow SGA distribution of pass/fail policy information

Isaac Stephens, news staff April 13, 2020
SGA leaders said they wanted to make sure students knew how their decisions would fit into major and minor requirements or affect plans for graduate school.
Kuznetsova and Opet will take office July 1 to serve a one-year term.

Kuznetsova, Opet elected to head 2020-2021 SGA

Jessica Silverman and Isaac Stephens March 23, 2020

Kate Kuznetsova and Billy Opet have been elected president and executive vice president of the Student Government Association, or SGA, as announced at Monday night’s SGA Senate teleconference. The pair...

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