October 22, 2014

Scrolling Headlines:

UMass women’s soccer controls its own destiny as conference tournament approaches -

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

UMass soccer deploys new formation with Keys, Jess -

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

UMass calling on young swimmers to continue strong start to the year -

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

WMU, Ohio, NIU pick up wins in busy MAC weekend -

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

A comprehensive guide to the Ebola virus -

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Trio of freshmen leading UMass hockey’s offense early in the season -

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

A guide to comic collecting in the Pioneer Valley -

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Letter: What’s behind the curtains on Birthright trips? -

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

FBI director’s fear-mongering view of data encryption is off the mark -

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

UMass Permaculture Initiative to add three new programs -

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Gov. Deval Patrick visits Amherst, awards $1.5 million grant for downtown development -

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

UHS offers more accessible vaccination clinics as flu season nears -

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Gamard: Is gluten really bad or just a fad? -

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Three new students appointed as SGA special assistants -

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Allymohamed scores game winner after suffering facial injury against Boston University -

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Loaded weekend against Marist, Keene State challenges UMass club hockey -

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

UMass football seeing improvement on both the offensive and defensive lines -

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Remembering Derek Jeter: an appraisal -

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Yellowcard switches things up on “Lift a Sail” -

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Campus Sustainability Day to take place Wednesday -

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Mending fences: SGA and Amherst officials work together to improve town/gown relations

(Cade Belisle/Daily Collegian)

Town manager will meet regularly with SGA president to discuss solutions on issues regarding the town of Amherst and the UMass community.

SGA needs to end internal discord and work toward goals

SGA president Vinayak Rao speaks at the first meeting of the year. (Christina Yacono/Daily Collegian)

Sanah Rizvi explains why the SGA needs to stop worrying about reconstruction and start focusing on accomplishing goals that positively affect the student body.

SGA discusses World Series events, new scheduling and peer mentor program

The Student Government Association celebrates success at Wednesday’s programming, discusses new plans for coming years at UMass.

SGA discusses fossil fuel divestment

Pressing environmental issues on campus are discussed heavily by the Student Government Association on Monday night.

World Series celebrations, RSOs, expired elevators, discussed at SGA meeting

The SGA meeting on Monday covered a variety of topics pertaining to the betterment of students’ life on campus.

SGA discusses campus safety, riots and Molly

Student celebrations due to local sporting events was a well-discussed topic at Monday’s Student Government Association meeting.

Meet the Student Government Association Vice President

Emily Hajjar is the vice president of the SGA, but she’s much more than just her position in student government

SGA presses on as semester draws to a close

In Monday night’s meeting, senators and cabinet members discussed pressing issues in their second to last meeting of the semester.

The importance of veterans to university diversity

UMass was recently ranked among the top 15 percent of the most military friendly schools, demonstrating the University’s continuing support for the veteran community and their education.

SGA talks construction plans at Monday meeting

The SGA meeting this past Monday was highlighted by talks of construction.

The fresh face of the Student Government Association

The new SGA vice president, Garrett Gowen, vowes to establish a more interactive relationship with the student body this year.

SGA election candidates take part in debate

Candidates for next year’s Student Government president, vice president and student trustee positions took part in a debate last night.

Are peer mentors really a big loss?

Columnist Kellie Quinn questions the uproar taking place over the removal of the peer mentor position from University of Massachusetts Residence Life.

First ever Homecoming Court to premiere this weekend

This Homecoming Weekend, students will be presented with the University’s first ever Homecoming King and Queen.

A party united

Collegian columnist Dan Stratford expounds on the recent Massachusetts College Democrats convention, held at Boston College.

SGA elections begin Tuesday

The three candidates for SGA president are mobilizing their campaigns to get out the vote before elections begin Tuesday.

Live blog: SGA debate

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Election time in the Student Government Association

SGA presidential and trustee candidates discuss their platforms and what they hope to accomplish.

Emotions stir at this week’s SGA meeting

During Wednesday’s SGA meeting, Senator Bill Cody was escorted out by UMPD after showing up allegedly intoxicated and reportedly berating a female senator. The Senate also discussed funding levels for several student groups.

Video: Metawampe Stompe UMass Rail Jam

The Metawampe Stompe UMass Rail Jam, a charity ski and snowboard event, benefited the Virginia Thurston Healing Garden, a breast cancer research and treatment center in Harvard, MA.

RHA celebrates the year

To end their first semester as the Residence Hall Association (RHA) the former Residence Leader Association (RLA) held a celebration with desserts, refreshments, cluster presidents, Student Government Association (SGA) senators and a slideshow Tuesday night in the Campus Center.

RHA celebrates the year

To end their first semester as the Residence Hall Association (RHA) the former Residence Leader Association (RLA) held a celebration with desserts, refreshments, cluster presidents, Student Government Association (SGA) senators and a slideshow Tuesday night in the Campus Center.

DREAM Act in deliberation

Collegian columnist Dan Stratford discusses how the controversial DREAM Act is playing out in the Student Government Association Senate.

SGA discusses student rights campaign, Comm. College

The SGA discussed its new Know Your Rights campaign, as well as the renaming of the Commownealth College in its weekly meeting last Wednesday.

‘Good Samaritan’ policy is altered

The Good Samaritan Protocol was altered recently by University of Massachusetts. On Oct. 20th, the Student Government Association discussed the changes with administrators.

The Beneficence of Symmetry

Collegian columnist Dan Stratford bestows a rather uncommon compliment on some of civilization’s great minds as well as his fellow SGA officials. It’s all about symmetry.

Student coalition registers over 1,500 voters

Concluding the student voting registration, the Student Government Association registered over 1,500 voters for the midterms through strategies that pulled in stronger crowds.

New SGA meets for first time, outlines agenda

The newly-elected Student Government Association met for the first time last week, addressing their priorities for this year and discussing outreach, finance, community relations and other issues.

SGA elections completely online for first time

The Student Government Association elections, completely online for the first time, include Senatorial and House Council races as well as four referenda questions.

Video: SGA elections now completely online

The SGA elections are completely online for the first time. President Brandon Tower explains how to vote and discusses the referenda questions.

SGA elections continue into Thursday

The SGA elections will be held until Thursday and will also touch upon several referendums that will reform the SGA constitution and regulations.

UMass goes to the polls for SGA elections 2010

Put on your campaign pins, break out your red, white and blue signs and start canvassing: Student Government Association (SGA) elections at the University of Massachusetts are upon us.

Citizenship, community and Student Government

Collegian columnist Dan Stratford wants you to vote in the Student Government Association elections this semester. Not only is the SGA critical to student democracy at UMass, it is a broader reflection of American citizenship.

Change begins with your vote

Collegian columnist Roy Ribitzky makes an impassioned argument for voting in SGA elections. Without student participation and involvement in campus affairs, everyone loses.