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Newly elected SGA president and vice president Charles Mahone and Mariah Urueta are recognized by president Ross at Wednesday's Board of Trustees meeting in the Bovee University Center. (Morgan Taylor | Assistant Photo Editor)

SGA President Mahone introduces new administration and says goodbye to old

Newly-elected Student Government Association President Charles Mahone quickly shook away his first meeting jitters as he ushered in a new era of SGA at the Trustees-Student Liaison meeting Wednesday. Mahone, along with SGA Vice President Mariah Urueta, Former SGA President […]
Metro / Student Government
New SGA leadership hope to incorporate new tax help program next year

New SGA leadership hope to incorporate new tax help program next year

Stress and anxiety brought on by the impending deadline for tax season left Omar Kandah relying on his family for help. The Canton junior and employee at the Real Food on Campus residential dining hall, said his dad worked with […]
Multimedia / Student Government / Student Life / Video

Mahone, Urueta sworn in at SGA inauguration

With many rounds of thunderous applause, the Student Government Association officials chosen in last week’s election were welcomed and sworn in at their inauguration Monday. Held in the Bovee University Center Rotunda, the event celebrated SGA’s achievements of the last year […]
Student Government / Student Life
Mahone, Urueta win SGA presidential race with 75 percent of the vote

Mahone, Urueta win SGA presidential race with 75 percent of the vote

Charles Mahone was speechless when he was told he would be representing the students of Central Michigan University next fall as president of the Student Government Association. Mahone and running mate Mariah Urueta were elected SGA president and vice president […]
Student Government / Student Life
Charles Mahone, Mariah Urueta win SGA election

Charles Mahone, Mariah Urueta win SGA election

Candidate Charles Mahone has been elected president of the Student Government Association. SGA elections officially ended Friday at midnight with Mahone and running mate Mariah Urueta receiving 75 percent of the vote. A total of 1,704 students voted in the […]
Student Government / Student Life

SGA election sees larger day one turnout than previous year

Editor’s note: This article has been updated to change an inaccuracy. The first day of voter turnout for the Student Government Association’s elections surpassed the total number from last year’s opening day. Within the first 24 hours of the week-long […]
Student Government / Student Life
War of the words: SGA presidential candidates go head-to-head one week before elections

War of the words: SGA presidential candidates go head-to-head one week before elections

Monday evening’s Student Government Association presidential debate was a political battlefield as candidates unleashed a vernacular bombardment on one another. Students donning campaign buttons and carrying support signs packed into Anspach 162 to hear the presidential and vice presidential candidates […]
Metro / Mount Pleasant / Politics / Student Government
CMU student pushes for campus polling location at city commission meeting

CMU student pushes for campus polling location at city commission meeting

An on-campus voting location could be a future reality for Central Michigan University students and staff. Rockford junior Brynn McDonnell, the Voices for Planned Parenthood Student Government Association representative, spoke to city commissioners during the public comment portion of Monday’s city commission meeting. […]
Student Government / Student Life
SGA presidential candidates set to debate Monday

SGA presidential candidates set to debate Monday

Candidates running for Student Government Association office will be waging a war of words Monday evening at the presidential debates. SGA President Marie Reimers and running mate Margaret Blackmer will debate opposing candidates – Senate leader Charles Mahone and House […]
On Campus / Student Government / Student Groups / Student Life
Grand Rapids junior Taylor Gehrcke, at left, Vestaburg sophomore Sam McNerney, center, and State Representative Phil Phelps raise their hands as Phelps speaks during a College Democrats at CMU meeting on Thursday in Bovee University Center. Gehrcke is president of the group, and McNerney serves as secretary. (Katy Kildee/Staff Photographer)

College Democrats use state Rep. to kick off rebranding

Party politics and future employment were topics of concern at the College Democrats’ general meeting Thursday night as State Representative Phil Phelps joined the meeting. Beginning at 7 p.m. in the Gold Room of the Bovee University Center, the meeting […]
Student Government / Student Life

Meet the candidates for the 2014-15 SGA elections

Candidates for the upcoming Student Government Association elections were announced at the general board meeting Monday night. Students running for office now begin their campaigns leading up to the elections March 31 to April 4. SGA President Marie Reimers is […]
Student Government / Student Life
The Student Government Association will look into its budget after a senator voiced concerns about where the money is going. (Morgan Taylor | Staff Photographer)

SGA committee to conduct internal investigation on budget

A committee has been created to investigate the Student Government Association’s budget after a formal request for review was submitted by members of the House and Senate. Senator William Joseph authored a letter requesting the formation of the review committee. […]


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