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The importance of veterans to university diversity

By Garrett Gowen

October 11, 2012

Throughout almost four years of involvement in the Student Government Association, I have met many interesting people, students, administrators, faculty, you name it. Among those, I have had the pleasure of coming to k...

SGA talks construction plans at Monday meeting

By Matthew Plumb

October 11, 2012

At Tuesday night’s Student Government Association meeting, plans for new buildings on campus were announced by Nick Barton, the SGA’s secretary of registry and student representative on the Campus Physical Planning Council. Barton said the n...

The fresh face of the Student Government Association

By Garrett Gowen

September 6, 2012

A few weeks ago, when I walked into the Student Government Association office for the first time this year, I noticed just how many doors there are into our office. There’s one in the Student Union stairwell adjacent to us, and thr...

SGA election candidates take part in debate

By Lauren Vincent

March 8, 2012

The majority of chairs were left vacant as the candidates for the Student Government Association elections took the stage for a debate in the Student Union Ballroom last night. Moderated by Political Science professor MJ ...

Are peer mentors really a big loss?

By Kellie Quinn

December 8, 2011

Many individuals in the student body are in uproar regarding the decision to cut the position of peer mentors in the freshmen residential halls. To be clear, there are numerous rumors floating around about the changes bei...

First ever Homecoming Court to premiere this weekend

By Collegian News Staff

November 4, 2011

As students and alumni come together to cheer on the Minutemen against Villanova and reunite with former classmates, they will also be presented with the University’s first ever Homecoming King and Queen. The first ever Ho...

A party united

By Daniel Stratford

April 18, 2011

If there is anything that warms the heart of a devoted political science major, especially one active in the political realm, it is the great spectacle of party conventions and conferences. Without a doubt, political parties are ...

SGA elections begin Tuesday

By Ashley Berger

March 8, 2011

On the eve of the Student Government Association’s annual elections, the candidates for SGA president and student trustee are jockeying to garner as many votes as possible and are expecting the best. The SGA election...

Live blog: SGA debate

By Sam Butterfield

March 1, 2011


Election time in the Student Government Association

By Ashley Berger

February 28, 2011

As the Student Government Association (SGA) presidential election quickly approaches, the SGA has welcomed three new candidates to the campaign. The candidates include a current senator, the current secretary of University policy,...

Emotions stir at this week’s SGA meeting

By Ashley Berger

February 24, 2011

Wednesday’s Student Government Association (SGA) meeting opened with an unexpected bang. The gathering commenced with Speaker Modesto Montero asking Senator Bill Cody to leave the meeting due to another senator, Lind...

Video: Metawampe Stompe UMass Rail Jam

By Rachel Tumin

December 11, 2010

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