Zac Broughton has big plans to help RSOs on campus, including building a new student union.
A sophomore journalism major, Barrett plans on anchoring the news after graduation.
After approving the installment of the new administration’s cabinet, various motions, including one to increase student involvement in campus improvement were discussed and approved by the SGA.
The Town of Amherst will open its polls for its annual town elections which is highlighted this year by 15 UMass student-candidates.
The SGA convened Monday to discuss upcoming spring events before Student Attorney General Matt Berquist presented the draft for the upcoming Student Bill of Rights.
Elections for the Student Government Association positions for the 2013-14 academic year kick off on Tuesday and run until Thursday.
Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs Jean Kim addressed the Student Government Association on Monday night before the body passed a motion to recognize Jake Hoffman.
Voting results for the fall Student Government Association elections were released Saturday.
Over 200 University of Massachusetts students gathered at the Haigis Mall Saturday morning before heading into Amherst to help out their community.
Protesting students packed the seats and lined the walls of Monday’s SGA meeting in a display of discontent over a motion to abolish CEPA which was eventually withdrawn.
In a move aimed at increasing services and support for RSOs, the SGA is attempting to bolster the ranks of the Secretary of the Registry with two new undersecretaries.
Akshay Kapoor will become the new student government president tonight, taking on a balancing act of advocating for student interests and negotiating internal SGA affairs.
Students elected Akshay Kapoor and Garrett Gowen as SGA president and vice president. They also elected Jennifer Healy as student trustee and rejected a referendum to establish a mandatory fee for a new Student Union building.
Candidates for next year’s Student Government president, vice president and student trustee positions took part in a debate last night.
The solicitation policy at the University of Massachusetts Amherst has come under fire recently from members of the SGA and the Western Massachusetts branch of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) alike.
This Monday’s SGA meeting kicked off with a “straw poll” aimed at gauging the student confidence level with Edward C. Hull and Vice Chancellor Jean Kim.
SGA members discussed administration response to Sunday’s gathering in a meeting Monday.
Student government reps and UMass officials held a public discussion on proposed housing changes Monday.
Jean Kim refused to sign the SGA motion to force Executive Director of Residence Life Edward Hull to work with the SGA or face a vote of “no confidence” citing a “number of inaccurate statements.”
Reminiscent of last Thursday’s silent student protest of the residence life changes during a Faculty Senate meeting, students, armed with poster boards, lined the walls of the Senate meeting Monday night