The Huntington News

Letter: Corrado and Shaw have proven record of leadership

March 27, 2013

If you’re like me, you probably skim the headlines of the editorial page before quickly moving on to the Crime Log. So why should you listen to what I have to say about Student Body Elections? I have been a member of the Student Government Association (SGA) for the past four years, and on the Executive...

As textbook prices skyrocket, lawmakers seek solutions

February 28, 2013

By Mary Whitfill, News Staff When freshman Bouvé College of Health Sciences student Kayla Sullivan went to buy books for her first semester at Northeastern, she winced as she handed the cashier her credit card, for a charge of $480. “I didn’t even buy one of the books I was told to. If I...

Changes discussed for Snell Library

January 24, 2013

By Mary Whitfill, News Staff In a question and answer forum hosted by the Student Government Association (SGA) on Wednesday night, Northeastern students gathered with university library, technology and facilities personnel to discuss changes coming to Snell Library, as well as other university-wide...

SGA changes elections process, future candidates to run jointly

December 6, 2012

By Todd Feathers, News Staff Candidates for president and executive vice president of the Student Government Association [SGA] will have to run as part of a ticket next year, after the SGA voted to eliminate individual candidacies for the two positions. “A candidate for president and a candidate ...

SGA approves measure to extend representation to undeclared students

November 8, 2012

By Lorenzo Holt, News Correspondent The Student Government Association’s (SGA) full-body senate meeting on Nov. 5 was brief, just 28 minutes. In the past, such sessions have continued from the evening to the early morning. Last October, one full-body senate meeting lasted approximately six hours. Bu...

Letter to the Editor: SGA VP responds to column about housing

October 17, 2012

As both a student and a student advocate, I was troubled to see an editorial in [the Oct. 4 issue of] The News detailing some major problems with on-campus services, particularly in the areas of the housing selection process and dining, among other more minor concerns that are equally valid and deserving...

Q&A: Pete Petrin, Student Body President

September 6, 2012

By Zack Sampson, News Staff Huntington News: What is Sudent Government Association? Peter Petrin: [It] serves to be the voice of the undergraduate student body. … We really, on our end, try consistently to get student feedback on issues that are happening on campus, to hear what students are s...

Finance Board decision overturned, SGA executives to receive stipends next year

July 4, 2012

By Zack Sampson, News Staff The debate over whether members of the Student Government Association’s (SGA) executive board should be paid will extend into the fall after a university administrator last month overturned a decision to cut stipends from the association’s budget. The Finance Board sl...

Husky Happenings

April 19, 2012

Former student affairs VP moves on to College Board Ed Klotzbier, Northeastern’s former vice president for student affairs took the position of regional vice president for College Board’s New England Regional Office March 30. Klotzbier served as vice president for student affairs for eight years ...

SGA elects 2012-2013 executive board officers

April 12, 2012

By Melissa Werthmann, News Staff The Student Government Association (SGA) senate elected six members to the executive board for the upcoming school year. Senators gathered in 305 Shillman Monday night and sat down to a buffet from Boston Market before the 7 p.m. meeting. Sophomore Julia Patten, an...

SGA elects next year’s executive board

April 11, 2012

The Student Government Association (SGA) elected six members to the executive board for the upcoming school year. Senators gathered in 305 Shillman Monday night and sat down to a buffet from Boston Market before the 7:00 meeting. Sophomore international affairs and political science major Julia...

Husky Happenings

April 5, 2012

Sabo appeals stipend cuts During Monday’s Student Government Association (SGA) meeting, SGA President Michael Sabo announced he appealed the Finance Board’s decision to cut funding for SGA e-board members’ stipends. The decision will go before the Appeals Board and Vice President of Student Affai...