Massachusetts Daily Collegian

SGA discusses World Series events, new scheduling and peer mentor program

By Katrina Borofski

November 5, 2013

At Monday’s Student Government Association meeting, senators discussed a number of important topics, including last week’s SGA-sponsored events, new implementations for the peer mentor program and a change in scheduling that will take place next fall. Uni...

SGA discusses fossil fuel divestment

By Katrina Borofski

October 28, 2013

This week’s Student Government Association meeting proceeded as usual, with some of the most pressing issues discussed including fossil fuel divestment as well as a number of other significant topics. The Bottle Bill Campaign at the University of Massachusetts has made significant progre...

World Series celebrations, RSOs, expired elevators, discussed at SGA meeting

By Katrina Borofski

October 21, 2013

World Series celebrations on campus as well as updates on student government’s involvement with registered student organizations on campus were among topics discussed at Monday’s Student Government Association meeting, following through on topics discussed a...

SGA discusses campus safety, riots and Molly

By Katrina Borofski

October 7, 2013

At the Student Government Association meeting on Monday night a number of significant topics were brought up by the University’s Student Senate. This week the SGA brought in two guest speakers to discuss campus safety at the University, specifically regarding celebratory events that ma...

Meet the Student Government Association Vice President

By Eleanor Harte

September 16, 2013

Emily Hajjar has big plans for this year. A senior political science major, she is also a student athlete and vice president of the Student Government Association. She has a lot on her plate. But that isn’t stopping her from...

SGA presses on as semester draws to a close

By Ashley Berger

November 27, 2012

As the end of the semester draws near, the Student Government Association (SGA)  worked to finalize motions during Monday night’s weekly meeting. The meeting focused on a motion to formally endorse a smartphone application that help...

The importance of veterans to university diversity

By Garrett Gowen

October 10, 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 10, 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 5, 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 7, 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 3, 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...