Hofstra’s Student Government Association (SGA) provides a wide variety of assistance to clubs recognized by the association. For the over 300 clubs on campus, SGA recognition represents a highly desirable and almost necessary step to sustaining clubs of significant size, as it enables clubs to receive funding as well as promotion for events. However, obtaining […]
By Jesse Bade Staff Writer SGA’s final meeting of the semester was riddled with accusations of inappropriateness and hypocrisy. The debate over electing Dion Pierre brought into question not only the behaviors and actions of Pierre but also every senator in the body. When Dion Pierre, a first year political science student, ran for senator […]
By Maggie Urban-Waala Staff Writer In this week’s Student Government senate meeting, senators continuously lost their sense of decorum when discussing elections. The meeting centered on the potential election of three delegates. The discussion dissolved into a critique of candidates’ personal lives, and had to be brought back on track before voting could take place. […]
By Jesse Bade and Maggie Urban-Waala Staff Writers There was an exciting amount of controversy at the Appropriation Appeals meeting held two weeks ago by the Student Government Association regarding the $276,000.34 that was allocated to Hofstra clubs. During the budget weekend, the Appropriations Chair Megan Andrews worked with comptroller Yeri Lee and fellow committee […]
This week, the Romance Language Club, Society of Physics Students and Hofstra Goes for Gold were recognized as SGA clubs.
Senator Megan Andrews, a freshman, encourages the SGA senators to register for the American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life. Each spring for the last four years—this upcoming spring will make it five—Hofstra clubs and organizations have come together to raise money for the huge Relay For Life event.
CollegiateLink: it’s an online social network that lets clubs coordinate with their members and each other, to easily promote information and events on and off campus for the benefit of everyone. But have you heard of it?
After hearing a proposal from a New York Times representative, Walter Barleycorn, the Academic Affairs Committee of SGA is looking into having hard copies of the New York Times back on campus.
Kemi Ajisekola, 21, smokes cigarettes on campus between classes a few times a week.
“It’s convenient for me when I have a day with a full schedule and I don’t have time to go back to my house every time I have to smoke,” said Ajisekola, a senior.
Among other organizations that requested money from the SGA budget this week, Phi Epsilon and its charity spaghetti dinner led to an especially long discussion on Tuesday night.