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SGA announces election results

DePaul University Lincoln Park campus.

Theodora Koulouvaris and Corey Schmidt

October 24, 2020

DePaul’s Student Government Association (SGA) announced the results of its elections Friday evening.  Adora Catherine Alava won the race for senator for community and government relations defeating Gurvir Gill and Sergio Godinez. Born in the Philippines, Alava, a freshman majoring in economics and a ...

SGA makes changes to elections process in light of Covid-19

DePaul University Lincoln Park campus.

Theodora Koulouvaris and Corey Schmidt

October 18, 2020

The Covid-19 pandemic has altered many ways in which DePaul’s Student Government Association (SGA) functions — including how it holds its general body meetings. As SGA has adapted to the global health crisis, a key component of SGA will look different this quarter: its elections process. When ...

DePaul student government races go largely uncontested

Gisselle Cervantes (left) and Landon Campbell (right) at last year’s Meet the Candidates event.

Emma Oxnevad, Assistant News Editor

May 13, 2019

Winning candidates in this year’s Student Government Association (SGA) election were announced Sunday in a largely uncontested race. Many of the candidates this year ran unopposed. Anna Pierce, SGA’s election and community engagement coordinator, said that the lack of competitive races does not...

DePaul Student Government Association candidates prepare for upcoming election

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Emma Oxnevad, Asst. News Editor

May 6, 2019

Candidates for DePaul Student Government Association (SGA) advocated for their campaigns at the Meet the Candidates event on Friday. Submissions to apply to run for SGA office were due by May 1, and the election will take place from May 6-9. When asked about the quick turnover for the election, Elec...

SGA rolls out candidates for first-year positions

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

October 1, 2018

Five freshmen emerged as candidates for the 11 senate seats at Student Government Association’s (SGA) “Meet the Candidates” event on Thursday. Three candidates, Lenin M. Plazas, Ankit Pal and Maya Tesigni are on the ballot for Senator for First Year Students. The other two candidates in attenda...

Commentary: Student Gov. elections were undemocratic

(DePaul Student Government Association)

Benjamin Conboy, Managing Editor

April 30, 2018

It’s surprisingly easy to run for the President of the United States. You’re qualified to run if you are at least 35 years old and a natural-born citizen who has lived in the U.S. That, when combined with at least 270 electoral college votes, will deliver to you the highest office in the free world. ...

SGA introduces new senators, updates on library hours

SGA's new senators will be sworn in on Oct. 12. (Photo courtesy of Michael Lynch)

Michael Lynch

October 10, 2017

The Student Government Association recently had their Fall election. Read More »...

With new leadership, a new way of doing business at SGA

Photo courtesy of Michael Lynch

Benjamin Conboy and Dirce Toca

September 11, 2017

DePaul’s new Student Government Association (SGA) board members are ready to shake up the way things are done in the organization after a stressful campaign. Michael Lynch will serve as president and Gracie Covarrubias as vice president. Read More »...

‘All Hands on Deck’ with SGA’s new President and Vice President

‘All Hands on Deck’ with SGA’s new President and Vice President

Charlene Haparimwi

May 15, 2017

Last week, the DePaul community chose its new president and vice president of the Student Government Association (SGA). Read More »...

Lynch-Covarrubias ticket sole president-vice president bid remaining in SGA election

Lynch-Covarrubias ticket sole president-vice president bid remaining in SGA election

Rachel Hinton

May 7, 2017

A week before students are set to cast their votes in the Student Government Association election, two students who were running for president and vice president withdrew from the ballot, leaving the SGA presidential and vice presidential election uncontested. Read More »...

Alleged SGA election infraction could impede a transparent process

Alleged SGA election infraction could impede a transparent process

Rachel Hinton and Jessica Villagomez

April 17, 2017

Though the campaign “season” for those interested in being president and vice president of DePaul’s Student Government Association (SGA) is barely underway, there have already been allegations of an election infraction that could impact the fairness of the results. Read More »...

Few students contribute to search for Holtschneider’s replacement

Few students contribute to search for Holtschneider’s replacement

Emma Krupp

January 8, 2017

“How can we provide an education in a safe and healthy environment?” Read More »...

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