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New Student Convocation to take place virtually amid pandemic

New Student Convocation to take place virtually amid pandemic

September 4, 2020

It is the event every first-year student should look forward to. Music booming throughout the park as bubbles and streamers float around students walking from booth to booth and Columbia organizatio...

New SGA executive board members for the 2019-2020 school year, from left to right: Vice President of Communications Ashley Moore, President Kierah King and Vice President Jori Roberts.

Record breaking voter turnout for SGA Executive Board elections

April 19, 2019

With more than 500 votes cast for Student Government Association’s Executive Board elections for the 2019–2020 academic year, three candidates have been elected to take on new positions . Th...

SGA Candidates Jori Roberts, Ashley Moore, Kierah King, Anna Baumeister, and Lauren Miller.

Meet the candidates running for SGA Executive Board

April 12, 2019

Three executive board positions for Student Government Association are open for the 2019–2020 academic year: vice president of communications, vice president and president. Voting for the cand...

Student Government Association’s all-female executive board reflected on what their proudest female moments are and who their female role models are in celebration of March as Women’s History Month.

Leading Ladies of SGA

March 15, 2019

The phrase “girls supporting girls” has never been more true than in the all-female Student Government Association executive board. “The world today—they’re scared of [having] women lea...

Carrie and her dog Kelvin at the Emporium pop-up on Sept.6th, 2018.

Kegs and Canines: Dog-friendly bar gives treats to Logan Square

September 10, 2018

Imagine walking into a bar and being surrounded by dog-themed cocktails, giant fire hydrants and last, but certainly not least, puppies.Adoption center One Tail at a Time and Emporium Popups have teamed ...

SGA Executive Vice President of Communications Simone Heim (left) and President Jazmin Bryant (right) plan to increase engagement with social media and increase the number of student initiatives.

SGA gets creative to increase student involvement

September 4, 2018

Columbia’s Student Government Association executive board plans to focus on better student engagement, acquiring more resources and increasing the number of student initiatives for the 2018-2019 academic year. “We’ve had meetings, we’ve had sit-downs and we’re re...

Student Government Association introduced and hosted a variety of campus events this year to accomplish the organization’s three goals for the year: connect, inform and achieve.

SGA reflects on academic year goals

May 6, 2018

As the 2017–2018 academic yearcame to a close, Student Government Association officers discussed the organization’s three goals for the year—connecting, informing and achieving—and talked about their accomplishments. SGA President and senior business and entrepreneurship ...

How will you decorate  your graduation cap?

How will you decorate your graduation cap?

May 5, 2018

Graduation is a time for students to be recognized for academic, creative and collegiate achievements by receiving their degrees. Some students will also celebrate the occasion by decorating their graduation caps to show families and peers the significance of this achievement. Tra...

Members of the Student Government Association during their meeting on Apr. 17 in The Loft, 916 S. Wabash Ave.

SGA elects 2018–2019 Executive Board

April 23, 2018

The Student Government Association announced its Executive Board for the 2018–2019 academic year at its April 17 meeting after elections. After the six-day voting period, held on OASIS for the first time, students el...

Students asked Humanities, History and Social Sciences Department members about course discontinuations during the department’s Dec. 6 town hall meeting. 

SGA brings discussions between students and departments

December 11, 2017

The Student Government Association finished its first semester of hosting academic department town hall meetings designed to give the Columbia community an opportunity to discuss departmental and collegewide changes. All departments in the college have conducted town halls this semes...

President and CEO Kwang-wu Kim spoke with Columbia students at a

Kim ‘chats’ with concerned students

November 20, 2017

President and CEO Kwang-Wu Kim addressed students’ frustrations about the construction of the student center, students’ access to resources on campus and a variety of changes made to class offerin...

Protestors chant in unity and throw their fists in the air at Refuse Fascism's Nov. 4 anniversary protest against Trump and Pence.

Anti-Trump group marches in light of election anniversary

November 13, 2017

The recent one-year anniversary of President Donald Trump’s election galvanized critics nationwide to vent their frustration about the 45th president.More than 100 protesters rallied at Federal Plaza, 2...

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