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SGA 2012 Debate Review

SANTIAGO CAICEDO & HALEY SUMMERS

April 18, 2012


Filed under News, Politics, Student Government

With the 2012-2013 student government elections happening right now, Loyola's Student Government Association held a debate on Tuesday, April 17 designed to give the candidates an opportunity to express why they are best suited for certain SGA positions, the debate was indicative of those used in national el...

College binge drinking on the rise

SHANNON DONALDSON Staff Writer

April 18, 2012


Filed under City, News

If that one daiquiri you plan to drink at the Fly quickly turns into a night of tequila shots and keg stands on an average weekend, you may fit the standard definition of a binge drinker. And you aren't alone. According to recent studies, college students are binge drinking more often and consuming...

SGA candidate update

Maroon Staff

April 16, 2012


Filed under News, Politics, Student Government

The following students have applied for SGA positions for the 2012-2013 election: Senator at Large: Roco Gandara Humanities & Natural Science Senator: Sabrina Hernandez and Sofia Alvarado College of Business President: Will Maye College of Business Senator: Pedro Benitez, Logan Mccabe, Carey Shetterl...

SGA adopts new code

Maroon Staff

April 15, 2012


Filed under News, Politics

The Student Government Association (SGA) voted Tuesday to change the order of SGA elections as a pat of a new election code, which after two hours of debate the SGA only passed part. The major change was a stipulation that SGA officers and college presidents will be elected at the same time and college representatives wil...

Out with the old and in with the new

MARY JAMESON Staff Writer

April 16, 2012


Filed under News, Politics, Student Government

  As Student Government Association elections approach, the university is reminded of the accomplishments and challenges of this year's SGA. This year's government has been run by Michael Morin, president and music education senior, and Haley Humiston, vice president and mass communication junior, al...

SGA Survey Responses

Maroon Staff

April 15, 2012


Filed under News, Politics, Student Government

Responses of what candidates plan to change, implement or enforce as a new SGA member: PRESIDENT VICE PRESIDENT SENATOR AT LARGE HUMANITIES & NATURAL SCIENCES SOCIAL SCIENCES MUSIC & FINE ARTS PRESIDENT To see the presidential candidates' responses follow the links below: Khaled Badr Krist...

The Purpose of Student Government Association

SGA Constitution and SGA Constitution

April 13, 2012


Filed under News, Politics, Student Government

1. To act as the principal representative voice of the student body to the University. 2. To protect student rights. 3. To articulate student responsibilities. 3. To exist as an autonomous entity and operate in the form and standing of a university department and, in doing so fully, assist in the fu...

SGA adopts new code

Maroon Staff

April 14, 2012


Filed under News, Politics, Student Government

The Student Government Association (SGA) voted Tuesday to change the order of SGA elections as a pat of a new election code, which after two hours of debate the SGA only passed part. The major change was a stipulation that SGA officers and college presidents will be elected at the same time and colle...

Presidential candidates speak out: Kristina Martinez

Presidential candidates speak out: Kristina Martinez

KRISTINA MARTINEZ

April 14, 2012


Filed under News, Politics, Student Government

"The 2011-2012 Student Government Association has done a wonderful job with addressing the concerns of students and student organizations on campus. As a presidential candidate, I would like to further strengthen the relationship between students and their student government. I hope to be able to ad...

Presidential candidates speak out: Khaled Badr

Presidential candidates speak out: Khaled Badr

KHALED BADR

April 14, 2012


Filed under News, Politics, Student Government

"I'm running for student body president because this is a crucial time in SGA's history. Without proper leadership next year, many of the things that we have worked hard to accomplish may not reach their potential. As president, I will increase communication and unity. I will do that by implementing ...

Local politicians speak out

Local politicians speak out

J. KARIN CURLEY

March 8, 2012


Filed under City, News

  Several New Orleans politicians spoke about the triumphs and failures of the city since Hurricane Katrina at a Loyola Town Hall meeting March 1, giving audience members an inside scoop into city politics, according to former state Rep. Juan Lafonta. The State of the City forum was presented by...

Rail improvements annoy some students

COLBY WILSON

March 1, 2012


Filed under City, News

The Regional Transit Authority's crosstie improvement project on the St. Charles Avenue streetcar line arrived at Oak Street before Carnival, causing the closure of more neutral ground intersections. The ongoing construction to the streetcar line has aggravated several students who rely on the line to get t...

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