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At the April 4 full body senate meeting, members of the executive board including current president Casey Buttke, addressed this years tumultuous election cycle.

SGA officers express regret at meeting following tumultuous contested election

Sonel Cutler and Grace Comer April 15, 2022

In speeches to the Student Government Association, or SGA, at an April 4 full body senate meeting, leadership addressed the tumultuous election cycle for the Spring 2022 election. The election, which...

Angelica Jorio (left) speaks at a March 10 SGA presidential debate. Jorio and Sebastian Chávez (center) will will take up the offices of President and Executive Vice President, respectively, on July 1st, 2022.

Jorio-Chávez slate wins 2022 SGA election by executive board overruling

Clara McCourt and Grace Comer March 31, 2022

Angelica Jorio and Sebastian Chávez of the Jorio-Chávez slate replaced Rhea Tipnis and Abigail Sodergren of the New Horizons slate as student body president elect and executive vice president elect,...

At the March 10 debate prior to elections, presidential candidate Rhea Tipnis (right) and executive vice presidential candidate Abigail Sodergren (left) presented their platform as the New Horizons slate.

New Horizons slate wins 2022 SGA elections by secret ballot vote in senate

Grace Comer, campus editor March 29, 2022

Following an emergency secret ballot vote in the Student Government Association meeting Monday night, Rhea Tipnis and Abigail Sodergren of the New Horizons slate were elected as the newest student body...

Artists and students gathered in the Curry Student Center March 2 for a bustling and picturesque art show with the aroma of hot chocolate and donuts in the air.

SGA showcases student art at fifth annual Block pARTy

Tracy Wai Yee Shi, news correspondent March 14, 2022

Northeastern’s fifth annual Block pARTy, sponsored by the Student Government Association, or SGA, took place March 2. After a year off because of COVID-19, SGA revived the event to showcase students’...

In a debate March 10, the two SGA candidate slates were able to discuss their goals and policies in advance of the election. The candidates, from left to right, are Angelica Jorio (presidential candidate) and Sebastian Chávez (vice presidential candidate) of the Jorio-Chávez Ticket, and Abigail Sodergren (vice presidential candidate) and Rhea Tipnis (presidential candidate) of the New Horizons slate.

SGA candidate slates face off in public debate before election

Grace Comer, campus editor March 14, 2022

To help voters pick a new student body president and executive vice president in the first contested election in four years, the Student Government Association, or SGA, hosted a debate between the two...

At a debate Thursday, March 3, the two candidate slates were able to answer student questions about their platforms.

SGA to hold contested election for first time in four years

Srishti Gummaraju, news staff March 11, 2022

Two candidate slates are participating in the upcoming 2022 Student Government Association, or SGA, elections.  Third-year business administration major Rhea Tipnis is running for president with Abigail...

On Jan. 31, Northeasterns SGA unanimously passed a Sense of Senate to prevent professors from changing the date of final exams after they are set by the registrar.

SGA passes Sense of Senate regarding the changing of final exam slots

Srishti Gummaraju, news staff February 21, 2022

On Jan. 31, the Student Government Association, or SGA, unanimously passed a resolution restricting Northeastern professors’ abilities to change final exam dates from official registrar schedules. Through...

On Nov. 22, SGA passed legislation reinforcing existing hybrid learning policies for students who are unable to attend classes in person.

SGA passes legislation on accommodating hybrid learning policies

Srishti Gummaraju, news staff December 21, 2021

The Academic Affairs Committee, a Student Government Association, or SGA, subdivision dedicated to managing academics for students at Northeastern passed legislation on Nov. 22 that would encourage faculty...

Photo Courtesy Charlie Zhang.

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

Isabel 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

Isabel 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...

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