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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...

A conversation with Student Body President Suchira Sharma on the Budget Priorities Survey

A conversation with Student Body President Suchira Sharma on the Budget Priorities Survey

November 19, 2017


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by Jasmine Heyward, news staff Northeastern’s Student Government Association, or SGA, sent the annual Budget Priorities Survey to the undergraduate student body Nov. 6. The results of this survey are used by the SGA Cabinet to make recommendations to senior administrative personnel. The Huntington News spoke with Student Body President Suchira Sharma about the creation of th...

Modern pride flag flies over Centennial

Modern pride flag flies over Centennial

October 11, 2017


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By Rachel Morford, news staff A redesigned pride flag was raised above Centennial Common Oct. 2 in recognition of LGBTQA+ history month. The new flag features brown and black bands above the iconic rainbow stripes to highlight the experiences of people of color within the LGTBQA+ community and will...

Convocation welcomes 120th class to campus

Convocation welcomes 120th class to campus

September 7, 2017


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  By Glenn Billman, deputy news editor  President Joseph E. Aoun and Student Government Association President Suchira Sharma welcomed Northeastern’s 120th class Tuesday at Convocation by reminding them to stay innovative and stand up for their values. The hour-long ceremony, held in Matthews Arena...

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...

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...

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...

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