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SGA Senators debate resolution at Thursdays meeting

SGA passes resolution on Indigenous Peoples Day

William Woodring and James Bartlett December 7, 2021

Suffolk University’s Student Government Association passed a resolution to change the name of October’s Fall Holiday to Indigenous Peoples Day at their Dec. 2 meeting. The resolution was co-written...

Senators discuss diversity issues within Suffolk Athletics

Senators discuss diversity issues within Suffolk Athletics

William Woodring, Assistant News Editor November 9, 2021

Suffolk’s Student Government Association heard from the Center for Career Equity and Success and discussed racial justice in the Suffolk Athletics at their Nov. 5 meeting. SGA President Angela El-Jazzar...

Students raise concerns over racial justice, residence halls conditions in SGA

Students raise concerns over racial justice, residence halls conditions in SGA

News Team November 2, 2021

Students voiced their opinions on racial justice, campus diversity and residence hall issues during the Oct. 28 Student Government Association meeting.  During open forum, Sarah Lawton, president of...

SGA addresses technology concerns and upcoming events

SGA addresses technology concerns and upcoming events

Bryce Reagan, Staff Writer October 26, 2021

Suffolk University’s Student Government Association addressed internal concerns, changes and new events coming to Suffolk at their Oct. 21 meeting. In an effort to promote respect during SGA meetings,...

Suffolks Title IX shares resources, domestic travel resolution brought to floor in SGA

Suffolk’s Title IX shares resources, domestic travel resolution brought to floor in SGA

Grace Dreher, Staff Writer October 19, 2021

Warning: This article contains sensitive information regarding sexual misconduct. Resources are available for Suffolk University community members here.  National Sexual Assault Hotline (RAINN): 1-800-656-4673 Sheila...

SGA raises concerns about testing to COVID-19 task force

SGA raises concerns about testing to COVID-19 task force

Grace Dreher, Staff Writer October 12, 2021

Members of the Suffolk University COVID-19 Task Force attended the Student Government Association’s (SGA) general meeting on Oct. 7 to answer the senators’ questions regarding Suffolk COVID-19 policies.  Tim...

New networking platform hits senate floor

New networking platform hits senate floor

Grace Dreher, Staff Writer October 5, 2021

The Student Government Association (SGA) was introduced to a new platform at its Sept. 30 meeting that could help them make professional connections and build their careers. Members of the Co-Curricular...

New dining provider addresses concerns, committee chairs selected

New dining provider addresses concerns, committee chairs selected

William Woodring and Shealagh Sullivan September 21, 2021

The Student Government Association (SGA) voted on committee chairs and invited representatives from Chartwells Higher Education to address concerns about dining on campus at their general meeting on Thursday. Chartwells...

Equity in Career Services, changes to CHW discussed at SGA

Equity in Career Services, changes to CHW discussed at SGA

Hailey Campbell, Staff Writer April 27, 2021

The Student Government Association (SGA) invited university staff to speak at Thursday's general meeting about changes to CHW and equity in Career Services. Ade Igbineweka, the director of Career Equity...

Senators discuss Ramadan meal pickup on campus, INTO program

Senators discuss Ramadan meal pickup on campus, INTO program

Hailey Campbell, Staff Writer April 20, 2021

The Student Government Association (SGA) discussed the INTO program and on-campus meal accommodations for students celebrating Ramadan at Thursday’s 23rd general meeting. INTO is a program that works...

SGA votes to mandate COVID-19 vaccine for students this fall

SGA votes to mandate COVID-19 vaccine for students this fall

The Student Government Association (SGA) voted to recommend Suffolk University require students to receive the COVID-19 vaccine in order to return to campus in the fall. Thirteen senators voted in favor...

Anti-Asian hate, sexual assault discussed at SGA

Anti-Asian hate, sexual assault discussed at SGA

Hailey Campbell, Staff Writer April 6, 2021

Representatives from Suffolk’s Office of Title IX and Asian American Association (AAA) spoke to senators at last week’s Student Government Association (SGA) meeting. Shelia Calkins, the director...

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