Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Tensions fly at SGA meeting

By Ashley Berger

March 3, 2011

Filed under SGA

Tensions flared at the last Student Government Association meeting on Wednesday, with what started as a meeting with the focus on amending by-laws, turned into a debate about the question of impeachment of Senator Bill Co...

SGA candidates square off in Tuesday evening debate

By Sam Butterfield

March 1, 2011

Filed under SGA

The three candidates for next year’s Student Government Association (SGA) president and the three candidates for next year’s student trustee position squared off in a Daily Collegian-moderated debate in front of a relatively pa...

More than a name on a door

By Jarred Rose

February 28, 2011

Filed under Columns

As a Student Government Association Senator from Southwest, there are few administrators I would willingly praise. This may come as a surprise, as some believe that it is actually my responsibility to be permanently mad at ev...

SGA passes vice president amendment

By Sam Hayes

February 17, 2011

Filed under Campus News

The Student Government Association Senate voted to create the Office of the Vice President of the SGA for 2012 Wednesday night during their weekly assembly. The original vice presidential motion was presented Dec. 2 and...

Saving swipes for later

By Seyi Obasa

February 16, 2011

Filed under Columns

Are you tired of many of your meal swipes going to waste after the semester is done? Most students have 40 or even 60 going doing down the drain. Well, there are a lot of people who have the same sentiment about this on campus. The S...

SGA looks to help students groups

By Ashley Berger

February 11, 2011

Filed under SGA

The agenda of the Student Government Association’s Wednesday meeting was to address issues concerning the student body and vote to help student organizations. The Committee for Student Academic Affairs presented a short p...

Video: SGA Interview with Tower and Fox

By Emily Felder

January 31, 2011

Filed under SGA, Videos

SGA Interview: Brandon Tower and Mike Fox from Daily Collegian on Vimeo....

SGA discusses funding and new senators

By Sam Hayes

January 30, 2011

Filed under SGA

Despite vocal opposition and heated debate, Jarred Rose was appointed to the vacant Southwest South senate seat during last Wednesday’s Student Government Association meeting. “I’m pretty happy about it,” said Rose through...

The mission of student governance

By Daniel Stratford

January 24, 2011

Filed under Columns

The Student Government Association of the University of Massachusetts possesses a formidable list of responsibilities as enumerated by its Constitution & By-Laws. These vary from dispensing funds to Registered Student Organ...

SGA readies for another year

By Sam Hayes

January 19, 2011

Filed under Campus News

As the new semester begins, so does the Student Government Association’s new term. The SGA looks to follow up the fall semester success with new projects, new initiatives, and a new president. “We have some big goals,”...

SGA holds final meeting before winter break

By Ashley Berger

December 9, 2010

Filed under Campus News, SGA

In its final meeting before winter break, apologies were given, taking time to consider was encouraged, and even laughs shared by the Student Government Association (SGA) on Wednesday. The meeting commenced with Presid...

The importance of Faculty Senate

By Daniel Stratford

December 6, 2010

Filed under Columns

As many at the University of Massachusetts are aware, the primary advocate of, and financial provider for the undergraduate student body is the aptly-named Student Government Association. As I have mused in prior columns, the...