Your SGA President: An Introduction

By NIA ROBINSON

September 13, 2018


Filed under Opinion

The first of a regular column by the student body president.

Residential Life Negotiations Reach SGA

Residential Life Negotiations Reach SGA

By ELIZABETH SAWYER

January 24, 2018


Filed under News

After months of tense negotiations between residential life staff and college administrators, a bill calling for increased pay, training and support was introduced to the Student Government Association (SGA) on Sunday. The bill, entitled “Student Residential Life Revitalization and Just Compensation Act,” p...

SGA Voices Support For Minority Students

SGA Voices Support For Minority Students

By BEN DOHAN

December 6, 2017


Filed under News

The Student Government Association (SGA) passed a resolution on Sunday titled “Support for Black and Minority Students,” which included calls for changed judicial practices and new training for faculty and staff. The vote was near unanimous, with only Cook Commons Senator Connor McCormick ’18 ab...

Students, Administrators Share Reactions to Town Hall

Students, Administrators Share Reactions to Town Hall

By SARAH ASCH

November 29, 2017


Filed under Features

After a tense town hall meeting in Mead Chapel on Wed., Nov. 8, students and administrators continue to work to address the issues that face the Middlebury Community. The town hall, which was co-sponsored by President Laurie Patton, the Student Government Association (SGA) and the Black Student Union (B...

SGA Institutes Financial Aid for J-Term Workshops

By BOCHU DING

November 15, 2017


Filed under News

The Student Government Association (SGA) Finance Committee has allocated $2,500 to help students receiving financial aid pay for Winter Term workshops. The SGA has added other improvements intended to streamline the application process and improve accessibility to workshops. Every year, the Student Activities office ho...

Students Question Administrators at Tense Town Hall

Students Question Administrators at Tense Town Hall

By THE MIDDLEBURY CAMPUS

November 14, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

College president Laurie Patton sent a school wide email on Wed., Nov. 8, inviting students, faculty and staff, to a town hall the following day, Nov. 9. “It is clear to me and, I believe, to many of you, that the essential bond of trust and assumption of good intentions that should unite us is ...

SGA, Patton Develop Common Agenda

By KYLE NAUGHTON

November 8, 2017


Filed under News

The Student Government Association (SGA) has recently formulated a common agenda in collaboration with the administration and president of Middlebury Laurie L. Patton. The agenda lists nine specific points that the administration and the SGA will collectively work to address in the coming years. Patton p...

SGA, Patton Develop Common Agenda

SGA, Patton Develop Common Agenda

By KYLE NAUGHTON

November 1, 2017


Filed under News

The Student Government Association (SGA) has recently formulated a common agenda in collaboration with the administration and President of Middlebury Laurie L. Patton. The agenda lists nine specific points that the administration and the SGA will collectively work to address in the coming years. Patton p...

SGA Calls for Changes to Open Disciplinary Hearings

By ELIZABETH SAWYER

November 1, 2017


Filed under News

The Student Government Association (SGA) passed a bill on Oct. 29 calling for changes to the college’s disciplinary hearing procedures, including a request that the handbook explicitly declare open hearings accessible to all college community members. The bill comes in response to dissatisfaction with the open...

SGA, Admin Collaborate on New Dining Options

SGA, Admin Collaborate on New Dining Options

By ELIZABETH SAWYER

October 11, 2017


Filed under News

The Student Government Association (SGA) and Director of Food Services Dan Detora have continued to collaborate on changes to the dining halls in response to student feedback to the SGA’s dining survey. Though the survey left them sifting through widespread criticism of the new swipe system, SGA s...

First-Year Senators Elected

First-Year Senators Elected

By BEN DOHAN

October 11, 2017


Filed under News

First-year students John Schurer and David Vargas won the Student Government Association (SGA) election for first-year senator. Over half of the Class of 2021 voted, with 322 ballots cast. Ten students competed for the two spots. Schurer finished first with twenty percent of the vote (130 ballots tota...

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