Archive by category SGA

SGA Update: Thursday, November 6

On Thursday, November 6, SGA had its weekly meeting in the Zachs Hillel House. In the first part of the meeting, the Director Smith was there to answer questions from students and listened to their comments and concerns. He re-emphasized the safety tips that were included in an email that Dean Arcelus sent out a […]

The Signing and Reaffirming of the Shared Governance Covenant

The Signing and Reaffirming of the Shared Governance Covenant

On Thursday, Oct 9, prominent leaders of the campus community came together to reaffirm Connecticut College’s commitment to shared governance. College President Katherine Bergeron, Student Government Association President Ethan Underhill ’15, Co-Director of the Office of Sustainability and Chair of Staff Council Josh Stoffel and Dance Department Chair/representative of the Facutly Steering and Conference Committee […]

Recommendations for SGA Exec Board ’14-’15

The College Voice Managing Editor Julia Cristofano made the following endorsements based on the platforms put forward by the candidates as well as the speeches given on Friday, April 11th. For positions in which only one candidate ran, the author felt she could not give an objective opinion or in which there was no clearly […]

SGA Fishbowl Open Forum Video

SGA Fishbowl Open Forum Video

  SGA Meeting on 12/6/12 at 7.15PM in Ernst Common Room. VIDEO GUIDE: Meeting Commences – 0:00 Campus Safety Director reflection on Fishbowl – 3:03 Brian Gooch announces Open Forum to Student Body – 7:19 Dean Denard Introduction on Phone Line – 8:04 Ben Schactel (Spokesperson for Seniors) – 8:28 Dean Denard responds to Schactel – 17:29 Schactel responds to […]

SGA News & Minutes

• The Assembly discussed vandalism on campus, looking at ways in which we can both hold individuals accountable and prevent further vandalism. Ideas presented to the Assembly included fining students the cost of the repair and also being somewhat lenient toward those students who turn themselves in. • SGA and CGA cadets are in the […]

Occupying Homes and Hartford

Occupying Homes and Hartford

Several months ago when the Occupy Wall Street movement, which has spawned Occupy protests across the globe, critics predicted that activity would slow, particularly in Zuccotti Park, as winter neared. Despite the mass arrests by police all over the world, and despite attempts by law enforcement to dismantle encampments, the movement has endured, taking on […]

Sharp Keeps Harris Running Smoothly

Sharp Keeps Harris Running Smoothly

Anyone who has dined in Harris for breakfast or lunch has received unusually friendly service, the kind that makes itworth leaving the confines of South Campus. Nowhere else on campus during these hours will the staff greet you with a heartier “good morning” or wear a broader smile while refilling the napkins or mopping the […]

SGA News & Minutes

SGA News & Minutes

SGA’s meeting on Thursday, December 8 was the last one of the fall semester. Professor Ruth Grahn of the Psychology Department, Chair of the Faculty Steering and Conference Committee, came for the second week in a row to the Open Forum. She presented a possible change in weekly class scheduling that would move the time […]

SGA News & Minutes

SGA News & Minutes

President Leo Higdon, Director of Events and Catering Merrill Collins and Professor Ruth Grahn of the Psychology Department and Chair of the Faculty Steering and Conference Committee came and signed the Covenant, a formal agreement to strengthen shared governance and improve consultation and communication throughout the campus community. The Assembly discussed other important campus issues […]

New Appointments to SGA Executive Body

New Appointments to SGA Executive Body

In the face of the resignations of officers Dorian Ehrlich ’14 and Justine Keller ’13, the Student Government Association is in the unusual position of being forced to reshuffle a number of offices mid-semester. Ehrlich, formerly Chief of Communications, resigned because of personal aversion to some duties of his office as well as disagreements with […]

CC Dissent, At  Crossroads, Discusses  Student Loans

CC Dissent, At Crossroads, Discusses Student Loans

Editor’s Note: This is the fifth installment in a series covering the Occupy Wall Street movement and its effects both on and off campus. On Thursday, November 18, Connecticut College hosted a discussion by Psychology Professor Stuart Vyse called the “Failures and Pitfalls of the Occupy Wall Street Movement,”  which focused mainly on the student […]

SGA Exec Ehrlich Resigns, Citing Dysfunction

Dorian Ehrlich ’14, who served as Chief of Communications for the Student Government Association Executive Board, has resigned from SGA, citing the personal pressures of the position as well as objections to the style and approach of SGA operations this semester. Ehrlich has previously served on SGA as a senator and as Presidential Associate; he […]

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