The Huntington News

Referenda proposals focus on transparency, sexual misconduct on campus

Alumni relations grants fourth- and fifth-year students access to alumni networking service.

Yunkyo Kim, news staff

April 3, 2019

Three referenda will be available on April 7 for the student body to vote on along with the upcoming presidential election ballot

Clubs frustrated with signature collection process to legitimize referenda

The Student Government Association office is located in 332 Curry Student Center.

Yunkyo Kim, news staff

April 3, 2019

“FOIA NUPD” and “Fair OSCCR Hearings,” proposed by the NUCR, did not receive enough signatures by the deadline and therefore will not be on the ballot.

SGA transitions to annual budget allocation system

Max Wilner-Giwerc oversees the Finance Board as SGA comptroller.

Yunkyo Kim, news staff

March 20, 2019

Under the new SAF manual, students will submit prospective annual budgets in the spring semester.

SGA adds abstain option to upcoming elections ballot

Casey Waskiewicz is the chair of SGA's Election Committee.

Yunkyo Kim, news staff

March 20, 2019

The 2019 SGA election ballot will feature an abstain option in an effort to address large amounts of no confidence votes.

Chris Brown to run for SGA president unopposed

Chris Brown (right) and Gabby Nobile (left) are running uncontested for president and executive vice president of the SGA.

Yunkyo Kim, news staff

March 20, 2019

Chris Brown and Gabby Nobile will run uncontested for president and vice president of SGA on the platform of accessibility, academic advising and improving relations with other groups.

SGA updates policy to better evaluate referenda

Student Government Association President Dylan Balcom addresses the Senate in a meeting Feb. 4.

Yunkyo Kim, news staff

February 20, 2019

The SGA changed their referenda evaluation policy to promote transparency and accommodate a growing number of sponsors.

SGA president and SARC work toward assault prevention trainings in classes

Third-year Dylan Balcom is the president of the Student Government Association.

Yunkyo Kim, news staff

February 20, 2019

The Student Government Association is working with the Sexual Assault Response Coalition to implement prevention trainings.

SGA widely cuts club funding but maintains near-$57,000 budget

Student Government Association President Dylan Balcom addresses the Senate in a meeting Feb. 4.

Charlie Wolfson, editor-in-chief

February 7, 2019

Many clubs are now struggling to operate after their budgets were cut in November by the Student Government Association.

Jake Grondin elected SGA Executive Vice-President

Jake Grondin was elected Executive Vice-President of SGA during a senate meeting Jan. 14.  / Photo courtesy Jake Grondin.

Maria Lovato, campus editor

January 16, 2019

Fourth-year biology major Jake Grondin was elected EVP of SGA on Jan. 14.

SGA president resigns discreetly

SGA president resigns discreetly

Chris Butler

November 29, 2018

UPDATED: On Nov. 29, SGA published a statement regarding Hostert's resignation. In an unexpected announcement to the student Senate last week, Nathan Hostert resigned from his position as Student Government Association president, making Executive Vice President Dylan Balcom the Association’s chief ...

New SGA program targets food insecurity

Students can donate some of their meal swipes to help fight food insecurity on campus.

October 4, 2018

By José Da Silva, news correspondent Swipe2Care, a new initiative pushed forward by the Student Government Association, attempts to help students struggling with meal plan affordability through a meal swipe donation system. The initiative, which the university administration approved this fall, is a coll...

SGA collaborates with local transit

SGA created Welcome to Boston packages to help familiarize new students with the city.

Alison Booth, news correspondent

September 19, 2018

The Student Government Association, or SGA, recently partnered with the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority, or MBTA, and Zipcar to provide incoming Northeastern first-year and transfer students with CharlieCards, a Zipcar discount and detailed transportation information. CharlieCards are reusable transit passes use...