Massachusetts Daily Collegian

DREAM Act in deliberation

By Daniel Stratford

November 22, 2010

Filed under Columns

On Wednesday, Nov. 17, the Student Government Association Senate entertained a resolution that would have endorsed the Development, Relief and Education for Alien Minors (DREAM) Act. After vigorously questioning the authors of...

SGA discusses student rights campaign, Comm. College

By Sam Hayes

November 16, 2010

Filed under Campus News, SGA

Editor's note: There were many issues discussed at this meeting. But this article incorrectly portrayed a student as being connected to problems with the University judiciary. The section regarding her appointment to an SGA pos...

‘Good Samaritan’ policy is altered

By Alyssa Creamer

November 3, 2010

Filed under Campus News

On Oct. 20, the University of Massachusetts Vice Chancellor Jean Kim addressed the Student Government Association about recent concerns surrounding alterations made to the University’s “Good Samaritan Protocol.” In recent years, the “Good Samaritan Protocol” or policy, has been known to students as a practice of ...

The Beneficence of Symmetry

By Daniel Stratford

October 18, 2010

Filed under Columns

Sun-Tzu once said in his treatise on military strategy and tactics “The Art of War” that, “He who advances without seeking glory and who retreats without fearing disgrace is the jewel of the kingdom.” This mindset, like...

Student coalition registers over 1,500 voters

By Ashley Berger

October 13, 2010

Filed under Campus News

Wednesday, Oct. 13 marked the conclusion of the student voting registration. A student coalition consisting of the Student Government Association, MassPIRG, the Center for Educational Policy Advocacy, and the University of Massachusetts...

New SGA meets for first time, outlines agenda

By Sam Butterfield

October 11, 2010

Filed under Campus News

The newly-elected Student Government Association (SGA) met for the first time last Wednesday. After what SGA Secretary of Outreach Andrew Prowten called a “successful election” in a Friday release, the 40-member senate...

SGA elections completely online for first time

By Collegian News Staff

September 29, 2010

Filed under Campus News

The elections for Student Government Association wrap up Thursday. In addition to House Council and Senatorial races, students have the opportunity to vote on four referenda questions. The first question seeks to amend a contradi...

SGA elections continue into Thursday

By Sam Butterfield

September 28, 2010

Filed under Campus News

The University of Massachusetts’ Student Government Association (SGA) elections commenced Tuesday, with students voting online and at the polls in the Campus Center. Elections will run through Thursday, with results announced next Monday. Today, the Collegian profile...

UMass goes to the polls for SGA elections 2010

By Sam Butterfield

September 27, 2010

Filed under Campus News

ALSO SEE: Elections completely online for first time Put on your campaign pins, break out your red, white and blue signs and start canvassing: Student Government Association (SGA) elections at the University of Massachuse...

Citizenship, community and Student Government

By Daniel Stratford

September 27, 2010

Filed under Columns

It is that time of the year again: colorful foliage, cooling temperatures and the return to a fast-paced, classroom-centered college life. However, another event is upon us; the Student Government Association’s fall elections....

Change begins with your vote

By Roy Ribitzky

September 13, 2010

Filed under Columns

Student voices are a mere whisper these days. Using our collective voice and influence on this campus is vital to continuing reform here at the University of Massachusetts. For three days beginning Sept. 28, the Student Government...