Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Students push for voting power on Lobby Day

By Brian Bevilacqua

November 19, 2013

Filed under Campus News, News, SGA

Since William Bulger was president of the school, University of Massachusetts students have fought for the right to vote on what happens at UMass. “Some people think students don’t have the capacity to understand what is go...

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

By Katrina Borofski

November 5, 2013

Filed under Campus News, News, SGA

At Monday’s Student Government Association meeting, senators discussed a number of important topics, including last week’s SGA-sponsored events, new implementations for the peer mentor program and a change in scheduling that will take place next fall. Uni...

SGA discusses class lengths, EDM concert cancellations at meeting

By Katrina Borofski

October 2, 2013

Filed under Campus News, News, SGA

As the semester begins, so does student government; the University of Massachusetts Student Government’s 1665th regular meeting was held on Monday, covering topics from length of classes to the recently cancelled electronic...

SGA discusses class lengths, EDM concert cancellations at meeting

By Katrina Borofski

October 1, 2013

Filed under Campus News, News, SGA

As the semester begins, so does student government; the University of Massachusetts Student Government’s 1665th regular meeting was held on Monday, covering topics from length of classes to the recently cancelled electronic dance music concerts. Guest speaker Charles J. DiMare...

Meet SGA President Zac Broughton

By Michael Turner

September 19, 2013

Filed under Campus News, News, SGA

Zachary Broughton is your president; he loves politics, the Red Sox and the University of Massachusetts. He goes simply by Zac. Broughton is a senior, double majoring in political science and legal studies. He served t...

Meet SGA Speaker Sïonan Barrett

By Jason Kotoch

September 18, 2013

Filed under Campus News, News, SGA

Originally from California, Sïonan Barrett has always wanted to attend an east coast university. The University of Massachusetts, she said, has turned out to be a perfect fit. Redondo Beach native Sïonan (pronounced Shan...

SGA OKs new cabinet, calls for more student involvement in campus planning

By Eric Bosco

April 24, 2013

Filed under News, SGA

In the second to last meeting of the year, the SGA approved the new administration’s cabinet appointees and passed a motion to recommend more students be involved in the committees and subcommittees that create the campus...

Amherst town elections open today

By Jeffrey Okerman

April 9, 2013

Filed under Archives, Campus News, Five College News, Local News, News, Politics, SGA

The Town of Amherst polls will open today for the annual town elections, in which at least 15 University of Massachusetts students will be vying for election for a Town Meeting seat. The Town Meeting is projected to be made u...

SGA discusses upcoming residential area events, Student Bill of Rights in meeting

By Eric Bosco

April 3, 2013

Filed under Campus News, News, SGA

The SGA met Monday night to go over several campus announcements, one of which included a formal draft of the University of Massachusetts Student Bill of Rights. Student Attorney General Matt Berquist presented a draft of the Student Bil...

Student Government Association election opens Tuesday

By Conor Snell

March 12, 2013

Filed under Campus News, News, SGA

On Tuesday, students of the University of Massachusetts will be able to vote for the president and vice president of the UMass Student Government Association, along with the student trustee for the 2013-14 academic school ...

Jean Kim addresses SGA on housing, Governor’s proposal

By Ashley Berger

February 5, 2013

Filed under Campus News, News, SGA

In the third meeting of the semester, the Student Government Association  had a number of items to tend to on their agenda. The meeting began with an address delivered by Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs, Jean Kim, ...

SGA election results released Saturday

By Mary Reines

September 24, 2012

Filed under News, SGA

Voting results for the fall Student Government Association elections were released Saturday. Out of the 20,873 people who attend the University of Massachusetts, 2,782 participated in the elections, showing that  13.33 perc...