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SGA executive election results not yet finalized

SGA executive election results not yet finalized

Chris DeGusto

March 28, 2018

Thursday will be the first day of hearings for eight appeals that called into question the transparency, accessibility and integrity of the most recent Student Government Association (SGA) elections. Currently, the results are not solidified.

Coast Guard vet looks to get feet wet in politics

Alexa Gagosz/ Editor-in-Chief

Chris DeGusto

March 3, 2017

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

Courtesy of Levi Smith

Chris DeGusto

March 1, 2017

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

Courtesy of Daniel Gazzani

February 15, 2017

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, 2017

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 introduces new leaders in open meeting

SGA introduces new leaders in open meeting

Morgan Hume

September 26, 2016

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...

Dining, comfort hot topics at campus forum

Craig Martin/Journal Staff

November 4, 2015

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

Candidates gathered in front of the SGA executive board 
to pitch their ideas on how to better Suffolk.
Courtesy of Caitlin Hankard.

October 2, 2015

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, 2015

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

Photo courtesy of SGA's Facebook.

March 4, 2015

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, 2015

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...

Across continents, Suffolk student shines

Courtesy of An Wang

Will Senar

March 4, 2015

Growing up in a new environment can be hard, especially if home is on the other side of the planet. But for An Wang, the adjustment into an American culture has not been difficult because of her willingness to be involved in the community. Wang comes from Hangzhou, China, where she lived until she...

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