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SGA leaders Sharma and Ruiz review successes

SGA leaders Sharma and Ruiz review successes

April 5, 2018


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By Alyssa Lukpat, news staff Suchira Sharma and Paulina Ruiz, the current student body president and executive vice president, said their year in office yielded successful legislative revisions but was marred by gender and racial bias. Sharma, a fourth-year business administration major, and Ruiz...

SGA slates debate campaign issues

SGA slates debate campaign issues

March 22, 2018


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By Alyssa Lukpat, news staff The two slates running for student government president and executive vice president debated campaign issues including diversity in student government, mental health resources and housing March 14 in the Curry Student Center mezzanine. Collin Walter and Nina Kalanta...

Op-ed: Northeastern deserves uniteNU

Op-ed: Northeastern deserves uniteNU

March 14, 2018


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Suchira Sharma still remembers the day Collin Walter joined SGA three years ago. She was running the first Senator education workshop, and Collin walked up to her afterward. He had a dozen questions on how the organization worked. But she will always remember his last question: “How do I make a di...

Editorial: Students deserve transparency from SGA, administration

Editorial: Students deserve transparency from SGA, administration

March 30, 2017


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  Student Government Association (SGA) elections this year were contentious and dramatic. They entered the spotlight in a way that most of us at The Huntington News haven’t seen in our time at Northeastern. Though election results have now been released, it is far from time to stop paying a...

Sharma, Ruiz elected student body president and executive vice president

Sharma, Ruiz elected student body president and executive vice president

March 29, 2017


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By Jasmine Heyward, news correspondent After a controversial Student Government Association (SGA) election season, Suchira Sharma and Paulina Ruiz won the election for Northeastern’s student body president and executive vice president (EVP), SGA announced Tuesday. With the victory, their sl...

SGA Elections Committee issues second demerit to Suchira + Paulina

SGA Elections Committee issues second demerit to Suchira + Paulina

March 24, 2017


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By Alejandro Serrano, deputy campus editor The Student Government Association (SGA) Elections Committee gave the Suchira + Paulina slate its second demerit point Thursday for libelous comments made by its campaign manager, despite both campaigns urging the committee to consider non-demerit sanctions...

Student government race marred by controversial campaign conduct

Student government race marred by controversial campaign conduct

March 22, 2017


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By Olivia Arnold, James Duffy, Ryan Grewal and Rowan Walrath, news staff With voting for the leaders of Student Government Association (SGA) scheduled to end Thursday, the Suchira + Paulina ticket faces charges of libelous campaigning, while the ReNUal slate confronts criticism over its social media usage...

Letter: Student body president endorses Suchira Sharma

Letter: Student body president endorses Suchira Sharma

March 17, 2017


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I have admired Suchira Sharma since the first day I met her. When Suchira joined student government, she arrived in the Senate with a desire to make a profound difference on this campus. In the two years I’ve had the privilege of working with her, she has done exactly that. Suchira has earned the respect of all...

All-female SGA ticket asks students to ‘Believe in More’

All-female SGA ticket asks students to ‘Believe in More’

March 17, 2017


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By Jasmine Heyward, news correspondent Suchira Sharma, a junior finance and management major, and Paulina Ruiz, a sophomore psychology major, launched their campaign Monday as the first all-female and first all non-white ticket to run for Student Government Association (SGA) student body president and ex...

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