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Meet the 2020-2021 SGA Executives

Meet the 2020-2021 SGA Executives

Greta Ferdinand and Nicole Dienst

May 20, 2020

This article is the second part of a two-part SGA Election series. Part one outlined the changes to this year’s executive election positions and procedures.  The Student Government Association (SGA) executives for the 2020-2021 academic year were announced Saturday, May 2 after the voting period for the pre...

Inside the Changes to the SGA Elections

Inside the Changes to the SGA Elections

Kirby Goodman, News Editor

May 2, 2020

This article is part one of a two-part SGA Election series that outlines changes to this year’s executive elections. Part two will be a “meet the candidates” article introducing all presidential and Vice presidential candidates.  Student Government Association (SGA) elections for the recently reform...

SGA Hosts Roundtable to Foster Inclusive Dialogue

SGA Roundtable

Wynter Schnell, Maroon-News Staff

January 30, 2020

The Student Government Association (SGA) hosted their first-ever SGA Roundtable to promote dialogue between student leaders across campus on Wednesday, January 22. The event began in Love Auditorium, later breaking into smaller working group sessions led by SGA facilitators at three locations across...

SGA Hosts Campus Speak-out In Response to Racist Incident

President Johns and Vice President Elarabi address the attendees at the speak-out.

Kate Hinsche, Editor-in-Chief

November 5, 2019

Community members responded to a racist message that was written on a student’s whiteboard in Russell House early last week at a speak-out hosted by the Student Government Association (SGA) on Wednesday, October 30 in the Edge Café. The speak-out served as the setting for open discussion and airing frust...

SGA Hosts Second Annual Fall Fest

SGA Hosts Fall Festival

Sarah Westergren, Maroon-News Staff

October 22, 2019

Association (SGA) Class Leadership Councils (CLCs) hosted their second annual Fall Fest event on October 16 from 4 to 6 p.m. on Whitnall Field. Co-sponsored by the Broad Street Association, Sidekicks Mentorship club, Gamma Phi Beta Sorority and Phi Delta Theta Fraternity, the event included a large te...

SGA Speaker Steps Down, Senate Holds Reelection

Speaker Switch

Finn Schuemann, Maroon-News Staff

October 10, 2019

The Student Government Association (SGA) of Colgate University held elections within the Senate body for the position of Speaker Tuesday, September 24. Sophomore Wynter Schnell won the election, assuming the position of Speaker for the semester. The following day, Schnell stepped down from the position. D...

SGA Argues to Bring Non-Traditional Greek Life to Campus

Shake Up Broad Street

Lucy Feidelson, Assistant News Editor

October 4, 2019

According to Student Body Co-Presidents Kate Bundy and Chris Johns, they have made it their priority to engage in a conversation regarding the expansion of Greek Life on Colgate’s campus. Part of their platform conveniently coincides with the potential reapplication of the Sigma Chi Fraternity, whose f...

SGA Votes on New Constitution

Sydney Henderson Votes on Constitution

Kirby Goodman, News Editor

October 4, 2019

The Student Government Association (SGA) Senate voted on a new constitution at their weekly meeting Tuesday, September 17. The reformed constitution includes a new system of electing first-year senators, assigning SGA representatives to governance boards and electing SGA presidential and vice presidential...

SGA Combined Executive Leadership Looks Forward

Follow-Up on SGA

Isabelle Sapountzis, Maroon-News Staff

September 12, 2019

Despite controversy surrounding the Student Government Association (SGA) Presidential Election last Spring, co-presidents and Kate Bundy and Christian Johns ’20 and co-vice presidents Ayah Elarabi and JJ Citron ’20 said they anticipate a productive year, with several projects already underway. The ele...

SGA Elections End in Controversy

SGA Elections End in Controversy

Mara Stein, Editor-in-Chief

April 17, 2019

Editor's Note: After this article went to print, the SGA announced on Wednesday, April 17 that it passed a resolution supporting a unified governing body including both tickets of the 2019 SGA Presidential/Vice Presidential Election. The resolution can be vetoed within a week. If uncontested, Kate Bun...

Campus Votes for Future SGA President and Vice President

Ayah Elarabi and Kate Bundy

Celine Turkyilmaz, Head News Editor

April 4, 2019

Voting for the Student Government Association (SGA) President and Vice President for next academic year commenced on Monday, April 1. All Colgate students, including seniors, received an email with a link to submit their votes. Juniors Kate Bundy and Ayah Elarabi are running for the positions of Pres...

SGA Sells Subsidized Menstrual Cups

SGA Sells Subsidized Menstrual Cups

Julia Klein, Executive Editor

March 28, 2019

The Student Government Association (SGA) began selling subsidized menstrual cups in the Coop on Friday, March 22 to promote a new sustainable initiative and advocacy program surrounding period destigmatization.Cups are available to Colgate students for five dollars each. In comparison, Stanford Univers...

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