Public college reps meet to fight budget cuts

January 31, 2007 Joseph Hannan 0

Student trustees and Student Government Association executive officials from seven New Jersey public institutions of higher learning met on Jan. 27 at the College to discuss the formation of the Garden State Student Alliance (GSSA). GSSA has been formed to address state budget cuts in funding for higher education. […]

EOF Alliance receives SGA approval

January 31, 2007 Joseph Hannan 0

The student organization, the Educational Opportunity Fund Alliance, was granted official club status at the Jan. 24 meeting of the Student Government Association (SGA).

The large majority vote approving EOF Alliance can be accredited to comments made by SGA executive board members and senators, which quelled dissenting opinions. […]

SGA sloshed by Senior Week

December 6, 2006 Joseph Hannan 0

Heated debate regarding the programming content of the next Senior Week ensued at the Nov. 29 meeting of the Student Government Association (SGA). It focused largely on the new alcohol-free policy for the event. Senior Week is intended to serve as a fun and exciting culmination to the academic efforts of graduating students of the College. […]

SGA resolves to clean up College

November 29, 2006 Joseph Hannan 0

The Resolution Regarding Residence Hall Cleanliness Upon Move-In was passed by a unanimous vote at the Nov. 15 meeting of the Student Government Association (SGA). The resolution was drafted by Chris Rindosh, vice president of Student Services, with the help of Nora Wentworth, sophomore class secretary, to call needed attention to the soiled state of rooms throughout residence halls at the College on move-in day. […]

SGA, Campus Police talk tickets and other concerns at meeting

November 15, 2006 Joseph Hannan 0

James Gant, Student Government Association (SGA) executive vice president, discussed the outcome of an early October meeting with the office of Campus Police Services at last week’s SGA meeting. Concerns addressed at the meeting included issues of excessive ticketing, the Ewing Community Watch program and various safety concerns at the College. […]

ProfRecord dishes out the dirt on College professors

November 8, 2006 Joseph Hannan 0

ProfRecord, a grade distribution database, is now up and running. It was created by the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) student organization at the request of the Student Government Association (SGA), free of cost by ACM, with the intention of replacing the old subscription professor information database, Pick-a-Prof. […]

Student rights resolution passed to voice disapproval of Campus Police

November 8, 2006 Joseph Hannan 0

The Resolution Reaffirming Student Rights passed by a unanimous vote at the Student Government Association (SGA) meeting last week. The vote was initially delayed for a week due to semantic concerns that were brought forth by Drew Rausa, senator-at-Large.

Michael Levy, vice president of Administration and Finance, touted the resolution as a means of reaching out to students at the College and said that “we do have rights as students. […]

Student rights resolution stalled over semantics

November 1, 2006 Joseph Hannan 0

Michael Levy, vice president of Administration and Finance, formally presented the Resolution Reaffirming Student Rights for a vote at last week’s Student Government Association (SGA) meeting. The resolution is intended to represent the solidified stance of SGA and the student body on recent, intensified Campus Police activity at the College. […]

Two clubs approved; twenty inactive

October 18, 2006 Joseph Hannan 1

The International Association for Jazz Education (IAJE) and the Student Society for Stem Cell Research were approved at last week’s Student Government Association (SGA) meeting. IAJE was approved with only one vote in dissention, while the other club was approved by a unanimous vote. […]

Prognosis bad for Med Club

October 11, 2006 Joseph Hannan 0

The Legal and Government Affairs committee of the Student Government Association (SGA) denied Alpha Zeta, a group of seven-year medical students, official club status with a vote of three to six.

The purpose of Alpha Zeta, which has about 50 members, is to enhance the learning experience of students enrolled specifically in the seven-year medical program at the College. […]

SGA to look into voting drive bias, Sodexho hiring policies

October 4, 2006 Joseph Hannan 0

Political bias may be present in a voter registration drive led by Michael Strom, vice president of Legal and Government Affairs, according to senator at-Large Dan Beckelman.

Student Government Association (SGA) members also raised concerns regarding Sodexho’s employment of individuals with outstanding arrest warrants and the prosecution of students engaged in illegal downloading. […]

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