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By Joe Lobo

August 15, 2012

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New SGA president, Badr, promotes change

New SGA president Khaled Badr, right, looks over a proposal brought before the student government at the weekly SGA meeting Wednesday, April 25.

MARY JAMESON Staff Writer

April 26, 2012

  As candidates crowded around the Peace Quad to hear the announcement of election winners on Thursday, April 19, Student Government Association officials announced that the new president will be Khaled Badr. "I'm very excited. I'm looking forward to continuity and change," Badr said after his win was announced Thursday evening. Badr is...

Students unaware of SGA’s purpose

ERIC KNOEPFLER Contributing Writer

April 26, 2012

Khaled Badr, biology junior, and Michael Falotico, music industry business junior, triumphed in the Student Government Association elections April 19, but that's about all the average student has seen regarding SGA. 650 students voted in this year's election, which is down from 1,000 who voted in las...

Students elect Falotico as SGA vice president

Michael Falotico, SGA vice president, raises his hand to address a concern at the weekly SGA meeting Wednesday, April 25.

JENNIE GUTIERREZ Staff Writer

April 26, 2012

  Michael Falotico, music industry junior, has been elected vice president of the Student Government Association by a vote of 59.3 percent. "I'm ecstatic. After a week of stressing over the elections, it's nice to be done with everything, put it all behind me and get to the things that actually matt...

College binge drinking on the rise

SHANNON DONALDSON Staff Writer and SHANNON DONALDSON Staff Writer

April 20, 2012

If that one daiquiri you plan to drink at the Fly quickly turns into a night of tequila shots and keg stands on an average weekend, you may fit the standard definition of a binge drinker. And you aren't alone. According to recent studies, college students are binge drinking more often and consuming...

SGA 2012 Debate Review

SANTIAGO CAICEDO & HALEY SUMMERS

April 20, 2012

With the 2012-2013 student government elections happening right now, Loyola's Student Government Association held a debate on Tuesday, April 17 designed to give the candidates an opportunity to express why they are best suited for certain SGA positions, the debate was indicative of those used in national el...

SGA 2012 Debate Review

SANTIAGO CAICEDO & HALEY SUMMERS

April 19, 2012

With the 2012-2013 student government elections happening right now, Loyola's Student Government Association held a debate on Tuesday, April 17 designed to give the candidates an opportunity to express why they are best suited for certain SGA positions, the debate was indicative of those used in national el...

College binge drinking on the rise

SHANNON DONALDSON Staff Writer

April 19, 2012

If that one daiquiri you plan to drink at the Fly quickly turns into a night of tequila shots and keg stands on an average weekend, you may fit the standard definition of a binge drinker. And you aren't alone. According to recent studies, college students are binge drinking more often and consuming...

SGA candidate update

Maroon Staff

April 17, 2012

The following students have applied for SGA positions for the 2012-2013 election: Senator at Large: Roco Gandara Humanities & Natural Science Senator: Sabrina Hernandez and Sofia Alvarado College of Business President: Will Maye College of Business Senator: Pedro Benitez, Logan Mccabe, Carey Shetterl...

SGA Survey Responses

Maroon Staff

April 16, 2012

Responses of what candidates plan to change, implement or enforce as a new SGA member: PRESIDENT VICE PRESIDENT SENATOR AT LARGE HUMANITIES & NATURAL SCIENCES SOCIAL SCIENCES MUSIC & FINE ARTS PRESIDENT To see the presidential candidates' responses follow the links below: Khaled Badr Krist...

SGA adopts new code

Maroon Staff

April 16, 2012

The Student Government Association (SGA) voted Tuesday to change the order of SGA elections as a pat of a new election code, which after two hours of debate the SGA only passed part. The major change was a stipulation that SGA officers and college presidents will be elected at the same time and college representatives wil...

Out with the old and in with the new

MARY JAMESON Staff Writer

April 16, 2012

  As Student Government Association elections approach, the university is reminded of the accomplishments and challenges of this year's SGA. This year's government has been run by Michael Morin, president and music education senior, and Haley Humiston, vice president and mass communication junior, al...

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