The Huntington News

SGA president resigns discreetly

SGA president resigns discreetly

Chris Butler

November 29, 2018


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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 event space caters to all

New event space caters to all

Iman Khan

October 18, 2018


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Student Affairs and the Center for Student Involvement opened a new multipurpose and versatile venue in the Marino Recreation Center called What’s Poppin’. After pitching the idea for the pop-up space and having a few interactive activities, Emily Hardman, the director of student programming and com...

SGA collaborates with local transit

SGA collaborates with local transit

September 19, 2018


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By Alison Booth, news correspondent 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 in...

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...

Column: ‘Diversity in leadership’ needs to be more nuanced

Column: ‘Diversity in leadership’ needs to be more nuanced

Jasmine Heyward

March 28, 2018


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Who’s more “diverse?” More “groundbreaking?” More “representative?” Realistically, it shouldn’t matter.

Op-Ed: SGA and Leadership Development

Op-Ed: SGA and Leadership Development

Josh Driesman

March 28, 2018


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As I come to the end of my fourth year in SGA, I have gotten a chance to reflect on my tenure in the association.

yourNortheastern wins SGA elections amid record turnout

yourNortheastern wins SGA elections amid record turnout

March 26, 2018


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By Alyssa Lukpat, news staff Nathan Hostert and Dylan Balcom were elected student body president and executive vice president, respectively, the Northeastern Student Government Association announced Monday. This election saw a record-high voter turnout of 7,921, which is about 42 percent of the ...

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...

Gender vs. Housing: Room options exclude trans, non-binary students

Gender vs. Housing: Room options exclude trans, non-binary students

March 22, 2018


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By Morgan Lloyd, campus editor When Kate Parks applied for housing earlier this month, they found there was no all-gender housing available for their three-person roommate group. The online housing system misgendered Parks, who identifies as non-binary, telling them the options for female students ...

Activist groups advocate to fund, accredit UHCS

Activist groups advocate to fund, accredit UHCS

Kaitlyn Budion

March 15, 2018


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After hearing many student complaints about Northeastern’s mental and physical health care resources, two student groups are working to fund and accredit the University Health and Counseling Services, or UHCS. Campaigns include the #FundUHCS movement, organized by student mental health advocacy gr...

Hostert and Balcom campaign for student involvement in SGA

Hostert and Balcom campaign for student involvement in SGA

March 14, 2018


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By Alyssa Lukpat, staff writer Nathan Hostert, a second-year political science major, and Dylan Balcom, a second-year behavioral neuroscience major, announced their campaign Monday for Student Government Association student body president and executive vice president, respectively. Their slate, y...

uniteNU ticket promises accountability, action

uniteNU ticket promises accountability, action

March 14, 2018


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By Alyssa Lukpat, staff writer Collin Walter, a third-year biochemistry major, and Nina Kalantar, a third-year international affairs and political science combined major, announced Monday they are running for Student Government Association student body president and executive vice president, respect...