Massachusetts Daily Collegian

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...

RHA debates potential vice president position at SGA meeting

By Sam Hayes

December 2, 2010

Filed under Campus News, SGA

Amidst celebrations over the University of Massachusetts Student Government Association (SGA)’s 1600th  meeting on Wednesday, tensions rose between members of the SGA and members of the Residence Hall Association (RHA) when RHA leaders opposed legislation that would ...

Student Government Association holds last meeting before Thanksgiving

By Ashley Berger

November 18, 2010

Filed under Campus News, SGA

In a Wednesday, Nov. 17 meeting, the Student Government Association (SGA) appointed new members, revised a small section of the Constitution, and tabled what could have been an important voting issue. Before the meeting, the representatives from the SGA and various R...

Not My SGA

By DailyCollegian.com Staff

November 18, 2010

Filed under Columns

On Wednesday night, the Student Government Association (SGA) considered a resolution of support for the Development, Relief and Education for Alien Minors Act (DREAM) Act, a federal bill for undocumented students’ right ...

SGA honors Parks’ legacy

By Sam Hayes

October 14, 2010

Filed under Campus News

Late University of Massachusetts marching band director George Parks’ “great and innumerable accomplishments” were formally recognized by the Student Government Association in a unanimously passed motion at Wednesda...