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Record breaking voter turnout for SGA Executive Board elections

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...

Meet the candidates running for SGA Executive Board

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...

Leading Ladies of SGA

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...

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

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 gets creative to  increase student involvement

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...

SGA reflects on academic year goals

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...

SGA elects 2018–2019 Executive Board

SGA elects 2018–2019 Executive Board

April 22, 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...

SGA brings discussions between students and departments

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...

Kim ‘chats’ with  concerned students

Kim ‘chats’ with concerned students

November 19, 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...

Anti-Trump group marches in light of election anniversary

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...

HB40 action does not let Rauner off the hook

HB40 action does not let Rauner off the hook

October 2, 2017

After playing both sides of the aisle for months, Gov. Bruce Rauner made up his mind and signed House Bill 40 into law Sept. 28, expanding taxpayer-subsidized abortions for women covered by Medicaid and...

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