Post Tagged with: "SGA"

City

climate change  time capsule
This week, the mayor's office announced plans for its Carbon Free initiative as city council voted to ban non-reusable plastic bags. Pictured above, community members gathered for November's climate change time capsule project on Boston Common. / Photo by Patrick Leung

[UPDATED] Walsh, Council, students take climate action

Mayor Martin J. Walsh announced Tuesday the launch of Carbon Free Boston, a plan for the city to be carbon neutral by 2050. On Wednesday, the City Council voted unanimously to ban the use of plastic bags in stores. These two measures come as Northeastern students continue environmental activism years in progress.

by × December 7, 2017 × 1 comment

Editorials, Opinion

Editorial: Paradise Papers should be a catalyst for change

Editorial: Paradise Papers should be a catalyst for change

It is unclear how much of the endowment is invested in EnCap or if the university currently has other offshore investments. These questions aren’t answered by the university’s statement. It is time the university takes seriously and openly addresses the requests of the activist groups on campus because, in the end, they were right about what the administration was hiding.

by × November 16, 2017 × 0 comments

campus

Faculty Senate hears presentation on student enrollment and university agenda
Faculty Senate members discussed an array of issues at the Oct. 4 meeting, including rising undergraduate SAT scores, grants and global experiential learning at the graduate level. / Photo by Riley Robinson

Faculty Senate hears presentation on student enrollment and university agenda

Faculty Senate members discussed new facilities, campus improvements and growth in enrollment and ratings across departments at their second meeting of the academic year Oct. 4.

by × October 21, 2017 × 0 comments

Arts and entertainment

SGA assembles first ever ‘Block pARTy’
Photo by Lauren Scornavacca

SGA assembles first ever ‘Block pARTy’

The event was in the works for two years, but was not carried out until Nathan Hostert was named vice president of the Student Government Alliance.

by × October 19, 2017 × 0 comments

campus

Photo by Dylan Shen
To celebrate LGBTQA+ history month, SGA raised a newly designed pride flag over Centennial Common Oct. 2./ Photo by Dylan Shen

Modern pride flag flies over Centennial

A redesigned pride flag was raised above Centennial Common Oct. 2 in recognition of LGBTQA+ history month. The new flag features brown and black bands above the iconic rainbow stripes to highlight the experiences of people of color within the LGTBQA+ community and will fly alongside the U.S. flag for the duration of what is dubbed ‘OUTober.’

by × October 11, 2017 × 0 comments

campus

SGA passes resolutions to support strike, rename Columbus Day
Photo by Lauren Scornavacca

SGA passes resolutions to support strike, rename Columbus Day

Student senators passed resolutions to support Northeastern dining hall workers’ efforts toward raising salaries and to change Northeastern’s observance of Columbus day to Indigenous People’s Day at their session Monday.

by × October 5, 2017 × 0 comments

campus

New Title IX procedures are designed to protect survivors and encourage students to report cases of assault and harassment. / Graphic courtesy of the Northeastern Student Government Association
New Title IX hearing procedures are designed to protect survivors and encourage students to report cases of assault, harassment and misconduct. / Photo courtesy of the Northeastern Student Government Association

NU changes Title IX sexual assault hearing process

The majority of the changes address how reports of sexual assault, sexual harassment, sexual exploitation, domestic violence, stalking and other prohibited offenses are investigated and tried. In the new policy, Title IX cases will be heard by a panel of two trained faculty members and one student instead of the general conduct board of five students.

by × September 13, 2017 × 0 comments

campus

The outside of the Office of Student Conduct and Conflict Resolution in Ell Hall.
The SGA office is located on the second floor of Curry Student Center. / File photo by News staff

SGA executive cabinet announces Title IX changes, trayless dining

Northeastern’s Student Government Association announced fall policy changes including changes to the Title IX hearing process and trayless dining at its summer 2 senate meeting on Aug. 14.

by × September 1, 2017 × 0 comments

Editorials, Opinion

Student Government Association offices are located on the third floor of Curry Student Center. / Photo by Lauren Scornavacca

Editorial: Students deserve transparency from SGA, administration

  Student Government Association (SGA) elections this year were contentious and dramatic. They entered the spotlight in a way that most of us at The Huntington News haven’t seen in our time at Northeastern. Though election results have now been released, it is far from time to stop paying attention […]

by × March 30, 2017 × 0 comments

campus

Aoun speaks to SGA senate about leadership
Senators vote at a meeting Monday after the meeting kicked off with an address from university President Joseph E. Aoun. / Photo by Kaitlyn Budion

Aoun speaks to SGA senate about leadership

Northeastern President Joseph E. Aoun spoke to the Student Government Association (SGA) about leadership and community at its senate meeting Monday.

by × March 29, 2017 × 1 comment