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Letter: Student body president endorses Suchira Sharma

Letter: Student body president endorses Suchira Sharma

March 17, 2017

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

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...

Op-ed: Referendum initiative aims to include NU neighbors

March 2, 2017

According to data supplied by the Office of Off-Campus Student Services, of the 17,913 undergraduate students that are part of the Northeastern community, 5,742 live off campus. That implies that nearly one-third of the undergraduate population has migrated to the outskirts of Northeastern’s geographic...

SGA discusses programs to increase student participation

SGA discusses programs to increase student participation

February 4, 2017

By Jasmine Heyward, news correspondent Northeastern’s Student Government Association (SGA) members discussed last year’s achievements at a meeting last week, including progress on the Rethink SGA initiative and other programs to increase communication between student groups and administration....

Student files lawsuit against Northeastern University

Student files lawsuit against Northeastern University

November 1, 2016

By Rowan Walrath and Rachel Morford, news staff TRIGGER WARNING: This story contains material which may be upsetting or harmful to survivors of sexual violence. A Northeastern student is suing the university and several administrators and staff members, alleging that the school mishandled her 201...

SAID, SGA grapple with reform at town hall

SAID, SGA grapple with reform at town hall

October 27, 2016

By Alex Eng, news staff Northeastern University’s Students Against Institutional Discrimination (SAID) sat down with the Student Government Association (SGA) for a town hall meeting Thursday, Oct. 20 to discuss reforming the SGA referendum process, increasing student involvement in university budg...

“Wednesday Night Live” encourages voting through comedy

“Wednesday Night Live” encourages voting through comedy

October 19, 2016

By Tierney Banco, news correspondent Using comedy as a tool for social activism, Acting Out, Northeastern’s theatre group dedicated to promoting social change, hosted “Wednesday Night Live,” a performance at AfterHours in support of the NU Votes campaign and inspired by “Saturday Night Li...

Second annual sexual assault survey results released

Second annual sexual assault survey results released

October 18, 2016

By Rowan Walrath, opinions editor TRIGGER WARNING: This story contains material which may be upsetting or harmful to survivors of sexual violence. Ten months after the analysis was originally conducted, Northeastern University’s second annual campus climate survey results were released to the stud...

SGA leadership lays out goals for student engagement and recognition

SGA leadership lays out goals for student engagement and recognition

October 6, 2016

By Alex Eng, news staff The Student Government Association (SGA) discussed its ambitions to improve student relations during a press conference held on Wednesday, Oct. 5. SGA Executive Board members sat down with The News in the SGA Senate Chambers to explain their plans to step up student group ou...

Coalition turning students into voters

Coalition turning students into voters

September 22, 2016

By Rachel Morford & Rowan Walrath, news staff Overcoming widespread beliefs that American millennials have no wish to be politically engaged, the Northeastern University (NU) Student Government Association (SGA) and 16 other campus organizations have launched a nonpartisan effort called Northe...

SAID survey seeks to prompt UHCS reform

SAID survey seeks to prompt UHCS reform

March 31, 2016

By Alejandro Serrano, deputy news editor Alice began studying at Northeastern in the fall of 2012. In the spring of 2013, her grades began to plummet. One A, two Ds and an audited class later, she started noticing symptoms of anxiety and depression. Then came suicidal thoughts. “You are told at a yo...

Q&A: Horen and Sharma campaign for SGA

Q&A: Horen and Sharma campaign for SGA

March 31, 2016

By Olivia Arnold, news correspondent  Elliot Horen, a third-year information science and business administration combined major, and Suchira Sharma, a sophomore international business major, are running unopposed for Northeastern University’s Student Government Association (SGA) president and vice...