Massachusetts Daily Collegian

SGA discusses potential new student union building

By Sam Hayes

November 30, 2011

Filed under Campus News, News

During its weekly Monday night meeting this week, the University of Massachusetts Student Government Association Senate discussed aspects of what could be a potential new student union building on campus, in addition to making...

SGA appoint new Elections Chancellor

By Sam Hayes

November 22, 2011

Filed under Campus News, Local News, News, SGA

While some students have begun their journey back home to indulge in some holiday favorites, the Student Government Association (SGA) senate met to fund several Registered Student Organization events and to finish unresolved business...

SGA reconsiders smoking ban motions

By Sam Hayes

November 16, 2011

Filed under Campus News, News

Motions initially brought forth last week at a University of Massachusetts Student Government Association (SGA) Senate meeting were re-presented, reconsidered and rewritten during a Senate meeting Monday night. But unlike last week’s l...

SGA to create and present alternative to smoking ban

By Sam Hayes

November 9, 2011

Filed under Campus News, News

In a marathon legislative session Monday night, the University of Massachusetts Student Government Association (SGA) Senate voted to create an alternative to a tobacco ban passed by the school’s Faculty Senate earlier this year...

The Measure of a Government

By Daniel Stratford

November 7, 2011

Filed under Columns, Opinion

The University of Massachusetts is, at times, not so much a university as a small city. Indeed, UMass – with its 20,000-plus undergraduate students and plethora of graduate students and staff – is oftentimes cited as be...

SGA appoints 4 new senators

By DailyCollegian.com Staff

October 25, 2011

Filed under Archives

The University of Massachusetts Student Government Association Senate got a little bigger Monday night with the appointment of four new senators to vacant Sylvan Residential Area and commuter seats. New Senators Zach Riddle...

SGA appoints four new students to judiciary board

By Sam Hayes

October 17, 2011

Filed under Campus News, Local News, News

Without the often-contentious United States Senate inquisition of Supreme Court appointees, the University of Massachusetts Student Government Association (SGA) Senate confirmed four new students to the student judiciary board...

Talker: Students not that worried about “ZooMass” label

By Katie Landeck

October 17, 2011

Filed under Campus News, Local News, News

After recent crackdowns on partying, administration at the University of Massachusetts is trying to rid the school once and for all of the slang label “ZooMass.” “ZooMass” is a term that refers to the party culture...

Jean Kim talks to SGA about possible changes

By Sam Hayes

October 12, 2011

Filed under Campus News, News

Similar in both tone and content to Chancellor Robert Holub’s address last week, Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs and Campus Life Jean Kim spoke to the Student Government Association Senate during its weekly meeting last night. Kim,...

On the student commonwealth

By Daniel Stratford

October 3, 2011

Filed under Columns

The Student Government Association: it’s an organization that we all know, love and respect. Or well, at the very least, it is an organization known, loved and respected by its officials, and at least somewhat well-known by mo...

Referendum for Readership

By Ashley Berger

September 28, 2011

Filed under Local News, News

A program that distributed some regional and national newspapers to members of the campus community for free was cancelled earlier this year. Now, students at the University of Massachusetts will have the option in this week...

SGA Voting Guide – Senators

By Collegian News Staff

September 26, 2011

Filed under SGA

Elections will be held Tuesday,  Sept. 27 until Thursday Sept. 29. Students can vote in the Campus Center and online. DailyCollegian.com sent a voluntary questionnaire to candidates. Those who responded are listed below. To...