Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Not My SGA

By 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...

Student Government Association election results

By Sam Butterfield

October 3, 2010

Filed under Archives, Campus News

After three days of voting last week, results for the University of Massachusetts’ Student Government Association (SGA) elections were announced Sunday. All three ballot referenda passed handily, with students throwing their supp...

SGA Elections to take place next week

By Collegian News Staff

September 22, 2010

Filed under Campus News

While the nation’s mid-term elections will not take place for over a month, the student body at the University of Massachusetts will soon vote in student government elections. This year’s Student Government Association (SGA)...

A new SGA for a new era

By Daniel Stratford

September 12, 2010

Filed under Columns

Over the course of the last decade, the undergraduate Student Government Association (SGA) has come under fire from a myriad of sources for an array of offenses. These range from allegations of governmental sloth to downright...

SGA needs to be a more representative ‘mouthpiece’

By Jarred Rose

February 23, 2010

Filed under Columns, Opinion

For many years now, the Student Government Association (SGA) on campus has not been an effective body for the students. Meant to represent 20,000 students to the administration and state, the SGA has been the mouthpiece for only...

Online elections bill passes SGA Senate

By Alyssa Creamer

February 18, 2010

Filed under Archives, Campus News

First attempt: Fail. Second attempt: Fail. Third attempt: Fail. What is now the fourth bill in favor of piloting online elections to reach the University of Massachusetts Student Government Association’s Administrative A...

Members of Student Government Association plan new course

By Alyssa Creamer

January 28, 2010

Filed under Campus News

Last night, Jan. 27, members of the University of Massachusetts Student Government Association (SGA) passed a resolution to support a proposed course designed specifically for SGA members. While UMass’ Faculty Senate still needs to approve the course – titled “Legal Iss...

Khanna’s complaint narrowly passes SGA vote

By Sam Butterfield

October 29, 2009

Filed under Campus News

Commuter Senator Derek Khanna’s complaint alleging misuse of Student Government Association funds by last year’s SGA administration was put to a vote Wednesday night in a regular SGA meeting, passing 11-to-10 with 10 senators...

Student Government Association rejects four candidate nominations

By Nick Bush

September 28, 2009

Filed under Archives

As University of Massachusetts students vote this week to elect their peers to the Student Government Association, four people will not find their names on the ballot this semester. The nomination forms of four students – Jon...