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Northeastern denies SGA request for Election Day class cancellation

The SGA office in Curry Student Center.
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.

Release of SGA statement reveals tensions among leadership

SGA President Christopher Brown and Executive Vice President Gabby Nobile
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,...

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

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

[UPDATED] SGA communications director resigns

Cameron Woods is a rising fourth-year international affairs and economics major.
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.

NU administrators slow SGA distribution of pass/fail policy information

Northeastern announced the emergency March 17 move-out date in an email March 14.
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, Opet elected to head 2020-2021 SGA

Kuznetsova and Opet will take office July 1 to serve a one-year term.
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...

Kangbeya withdraws from uncontested SGA presidential slate

Kangbeya currently serves as SGA's vice president for student affairs.
Isaac Stephens, news staff March 11, 2020
SGA President Chris Brown called the move "incredibly selfish."

SGA confirms first executive director for diversity, equity, inclusion

SGA confirms first executive director for diversity, equity, inclusion
Jessica Silverman, deputy campus editor March 11, 2020
The Student Government Association, or SGA, officially confirmed fourth-year criminal justice major Sade Adewunmi as the association’s first-ever Executive Director for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in their full-body session Feb. 24.

Referenda approved include evening academic advising, increased ISEC access

David Nica, a fifth-year economics major and the external vice president of NUCR explains his organization's referenda questions to SGA.
Jessica Silverman, deputy campus editor February 5, 2020
The Student Government Association, or SGA, agreed upon the referenda questions for students to vote on in the March elections. Of the 16 referenda questions proposed by student organizations, SGA passed five.

Students emails begin transition to Microsoft Office 365

Students emails begin transition to Microsoft Office 365
Jessica Silverman, deputy campus editor January 25, 2020
In SGA’s weekly senate meeting Jan. 13, Associate Vice President of Engagement and Experience Marcus Robinson met with senators and discussed the transition of students’ email addresses from G Suite to Microsoft Office 365.

SGA adds new positions to cabinet, executive board

SGA passed two resolutions creating positions for an Executive Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion as well as a Vice President for Sustainability. 
Jessica Silverman, deputy campus editor November 30, 2019
The Student Government Association, or SGA, passed five resolutions, two of them creating new positions on both the executive board and the cabinet, at a full body session Nov. 25.

SGA hosts textbook exchange town hall

SGA Vice President for Academic Affairs Hanna Nuttall gave a presentation on the new program.
Jessica Silverman, news staff November 14, 2019
The Student Government Association, or SGA, held a town hall Tuesday to discuss its new textbook exchange program and answer student questions about the initiative.
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