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Coast Guard vet looks to get feet wet in politics

Coast Guard vet looks to get feet wet in politics

Chris DeGusto
March 3
Filed under Campus, News, Suffolk News

Student Government Association (SGA) Senator-at-Large for commuter students and Vice Presidential candidate Matt Wood found his way to Suffolk in a non-traditional fashion. Having served four years in the Coast Guard and taking time off from school to gain experience in the workforce, Wood has his sight...

Smith’s agenda seeks to strengthen Suffolk

Smith’s agenda seeks to strengthen Suffolk

Chris DeGusto
March 1
Filed under Campus, News, Suffolk News

As a Student Government Association (SGA) senator and member of the diversity committee, Levi Smith’s campaign for the position of Vice President has been based on a platform of embracing diversity. In an interview with The Suffolk Journal, Smith spoke of how running for SGA Vice President is based...

Letter to the editor: Statement of candidacy

February 15
Filed under Letter to the Editor

Dear Students, It is with great excitement that I announce my candidacy for President of the Suffolk University Student Government Association (SGA).  SGA is the organization that directly represents students here at Suffolk and acts as the voice, eyes and ears of the student body. For the past aca...

First round of nominations for SGA’s executive board in, campaigns soon to follow

First round of nominations for SGA’s executive board in, campaigns soon to follow

Chris DeGusto
February 8
Filed under Campus, News, Politics, Suffolk News

Two members of Suffolk’s Student Government Association (SGA) were nominated for the position of the next president during last Thursday’s meeting, junior and Chair of the Diversity Committee Devarth Dixit and junior and current SGA Vice President Daniel Gazzani. In this first round of nomination...

SGA meeting divides campus, discusses letter in support for neutral university

Alexa Gagosz
November 21
Filed under Campus, News, Suffolk News

After the election results splashed breaking news headlines and social media feeds across the country early Wednesday morning on Nov. 9, some Boston students shouted with rage with chants of, “not my president” ringing through downtown in a three-day string of protests. As for Suffolk University, ...

SGA introduces new leaders in open meeting

SGA introduces new leaders in open meeting

Morgan Hume
September 26
Filed under Campus, News, Suffolk News

The Suffolk Student Government Association held their third open meeting last Thursday in Somerset B18. SGA president Sean Walsh began the meeting by addressing the new senators from the class of 2020. The students spent weeks campaigning by hanging fliers throughout campus and posting frequently...

Loiselle talks first term as SGA president

Loiselle talks first term as SGA president

Colleen Day
December 2
Filed under Campus, News, Suffolk News

With task forces, initiatives and plans in hand, Student Government Association President Colin Loiselle heads into his final term next month. Ambitious as he is available, Loiselle’s work so far has been rooted in his passion to build a strong sense of community at Suffolk. A retroactive scope of hot topics...

Dining, comfort hot topics at campus forum

Dining, comfort hot topics at campus forum

November 4
Filed under Campus, News

By Gianna Brimlow The Student Government Association welcomed students into the 150 Tremont basement Wednesday for the Residence Life and Housing Forum. Staff members from Residence Life and Housing, Sodexo, Facilities and the Suffolk Police Department were present to listen to students’ concerns...

Innovative ideas from potential senators

Innovative ideas from potential senators

October 2
Filed under Campus, News

By Halaina Lablanc   It was a real show of democracy when students running for Student Government Association senators in this fall’s upcoming election gathered to push their views to make the university a more student-friendly place. All candidates were asked to answer one question:...

SGA Awards recognize outstanding members of community

SGA Awards recognize outstanding members of community

Brigitte Carreiro
April 8
Filed under Boston, Campus, News

The Ritz-Carlton was filled with students and faculty Tuesday night as dozens of nominees waited to find out if they were chosen as one of the outstanding members of Suffolk’s community at the Student Government Association’s annual award ceremony. A total of 24 recipients including students,...

SGA top officers selected for next academic year

SGA top officers selected for next academic year

March 4
Filed under Campus, News

The executive board and other Student Government Association officials were selected Wednesday night following an online election. Elections followed a forum last week for the executive board candidates, who all ran unopposed. The results are as follows: President  Colin F. Loiselle,  Class of ...

SGA forum introduces next year’s candidates, who all run unopposed

SGA forum introduces next year’s  candidates, who all run unopposed

Brigitte Carreiro
March 4
Filed under Campus, News

The C. Walsh Theater carried a casual, excited atmosphere as Student Government Association members filled the seats. On stage, three candidates for executive board, running unopposed, sat in front of microphones, waiting for the 2015 Student Government Debate to start. Among discussed topics were commuter...

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