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

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

March 28, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

When the student body elected President Suchira Sharma and Executive Vice President Paulina Ruiz, it was historic. Both Sharma and Ruiz are women of color, and their election broke Northeastern’s “glass ceiling.” It’d be easy to say the election of Nathan Hostert and Dylan Balcom, two white...

yourNortheastern wins SGA elections amid record turnout

yourNortheastern wins SGA elections amid record turnout

March 26, 2018


Filed under Campus

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


Filed under Campus

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...

Column: SGA elections depend more on personality

Column: SGA elections depend more on personality

March 15, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Last year, student body elections were defined by huge gaps in each slate’s platform. The ReNUal team didn’t mention Title IX, even though the Sexual Assault Response Coalition is perhaps the student group most engaged with the Student Government Association, and Suchira + Paulina received two de...

Op-ed: Northeastern deserves uniteNU

Op-ed: Northeastern deserves uniteNU

March 14, 2018


Filed under Op-eds, Opinion

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...

uniteNU ticket promises accountability, action

uniteNU ticket promises accountability, action

March 14, 2018


Filed under Campus

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...

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