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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 SGA program targets food insecurity

New SGA program targets food insecurity

October 4, 2018


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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 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...

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 ...

Huskies For Israel petition opposes HP boycott

Huskies For Israel petition opposes HP boycott

February 21, 2018


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By Emily Sandstrom, news correspondent A Northeastern pro-Israel student group launched a petition opposing the Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions movement, or BDS, which currently advocates for a global boycott of Hewlett-Packard, or HP, products because of the company’s business with the Israeli government...

SGA assembles first ever ‘Block pARTy’

SGA assembles first ever ‘Block pARTy’

October 19, 2017


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By Drew Baldwin, news correspondent Northeastern’s first annual Block pARTy, hosted by the Student Government Association (SGA), was a celebration that exhibited student artwork, clubs and shows. Throughout the day on Tuesday, there were performances in the Curry Indoor Quad led by NU Stag...

SGA selects next year’s cabinet, passes two bills

SGA selects next year’s cabinet, passes two bills

April 5, 2017


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By Jasmine Heyward, news staff Northeastern’s Student Government Association (SGA) chose next year’s cabinet—through both elections and appointments—and passed two pieces of legislation on Monday. Along with the recently elected student body president and executive vice president, cabin...

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...

Aoun speaks to SGA senate about leadership

Aoun speaks to SGA senate about leadership

March 29, 2017


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By Kaitlyn Budion, news staff Northeastern President Joseph E. Aoun spoke to the Student Government Association (SGA) about leadership and community at its senate meeting Monday. During his address in the Curry Student Center, Aoun wished luck to both the Suchira + Paulina and ReNUal campaigns for SGA student body...

Town hall addresses student concerns on Northeastern development

Town hall addresses student concerns on Northeastern development

March 26, 2017


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By Glenn Billman, news staff Students, administrators and Northeastern University Police Department (NUPD) officers gathered Wednesday for a community meeting to discuss the way Northeastern interacts with the surrounding neighborhoods, especially regarding student housing and development. Approximat...

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