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Op-ed: The small window for student representation at DePaul

Protestors march east on Fullerton Ave.

Wesley Janicki, SGA Executive Vice President of Operations

July 24, 2020

With COVID-19 sending the DePaul community into self-isolation, students have taken our needs and those of our community and demanded they be met. From the fight to treat laid-off Chartwells dining workers with human dignity, to the call for the university to end its relationship with Lodge 7 of the Fraternal Ord...

Op-ed: DePaul’s Student Government Association wants to hear from you

Op-ed: DePaul's Student Government Association wants to hear from you

Landon Campbell, SGA Vice President

February 16, 2020

As the winter quarter reaches its halfway point, the Student Government Association isn’t slowing down on our mission. Every day, DePaul SGA is focused on working towards improving the lives of every single student on our campus. We are a student organization built up of a diverse group of students,...

Textured hair products to be sold at DePaul

DePaul University Lincoln Park campus.

Emma Oxnevad, Opinions Editor

October 28, 2019

ETC, the mini-mart located in the Lincoln Park Student Center, will sell products designed for textured hair. The initiative was the result of a collaboration between Chartwells and DePaul’s Student Government Association. The initiative was spearheaded by Camila Mariana Barrientos and Nathan Gutierrez...

DePaul SGA-organized discussion lets candidates for various senate seats talk platforms and campus issues

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

Emma Oxnevad and Mackenzie Murtaugh

October 14, 2019

The Student Government Association (SGA) held its annual Meet the Candidates event to facilitate a discussion between the seven candidates for their upcoming senate election. The election comes after last spring’s largely uncontested race. The event was hosted by Landon Campbell, SGA’s vice presiden...

SGA announces initiative to provide free menstrual products in every campus restroom

DePaul's Student Government Association (SGA) will begin placing feminine hygiene products in bathrooms across both the Lincoln Park and Loop campuses free of charge beginning in January. The products in this photo are Tampax and Always.

Emma Oxnevad, Opinions Editor

October 7, 2019

DePaul’s Student Government Association (SGA) announced plans Sept. 27 to distribute free menstrual products across both campuses. The initiative was first proposed by SGA President Giselle Cervantes and Vice President Landon Campbell during their campaign last quarter. “The idea came about whe...

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

Marlee Chlystek / The DePaulia

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...

DePaul Student Government Association calls on students to initiate changes

DePaul Student Government Association calls on students to initiate changes

Noah Festenstein, Contributing Writer

April 29, 2019

DePaul’s Student Government Association want students to submit their own proposals to the benefit of the everlasting university experience. With a number of students submitting various proposals and sharing ideas, SGA’s new student collaboration system helps glorify the importance in having a pro...

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...

SGA cabinet members put Lynch on blast

Lynch continues to defend his presidency despite harsh accusations from his cabinet members.
(Photo courtesy of Instagram)

Jonathan Ballew, News Editor

May 7, 2018

Bully. Poor leader. Threatening. These are just a few of the words that have been used to describe Student Government Association (SGA)  President Michael Lynch. But Lynch and his vice president say these allegations are both false and unfair. In an interview with The DePaulia on Monday, cabinet m...

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. ...

Kaufman-Darlington campaign withdraws from SGA presidential election

Photo courtesy of DePaul For All

Jonathan Ballew, News Editor

April 23, 2018

The presidential race for student government (SGA) elections is over before it had a chance to begin. Less than 24 hours after the polls opened, Josh Kaufman and Nick Darlington officially withdrew their candidacy for president and vice president, respectively. Kaufman told The DePaulia he is “f...

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