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A question for the sororities: Why do you vote for the Machine?

Caroline Bechtel, Andrew Parks

March 8, 2015

SGA elections are a pivotal time for our campus each year. They determine which students among us will serve as the collective face of our student body for the 
ensuing term.It goes without saying that those elected to these pos...

SGA Needs New Direction and New Energy

Ryan Campbell

March 8, 2015

My name is Ryan Campbell and I am running to become your next Vice President of Student Affairs. Over the last year I have had the privilege of serving on the Judicial Board and getting a firsthand account of what our SGA does...

Together we can create tangible change

Stephen Keller

March 8, 2015

As an out-of-state student, I never really thought I’d come to The University of Alabama. It wasn’t until a spontaneous tour that I decided this university is where I needed to be, and I’ve joined 15,682 out-of-state unde...

SODEL hosts candidate forum

Nick Privitera

March 5, 2015

Candidates for Student Government Association executive offices discussed their campaign platforms in front of students at a forum hosted by Students for Open Doors and Ethical Leadership Wednesday night. The forum hosted sp...

SGA can do more to provide resources, engage students

Ben Leake

March 5, 2015

I’m Ben Leake, a sophomore from Lexington, Illinois, majoring in finance and management information systems. I am running for Vice President for Financial Affairs because I believe the SGA has the ability and responsibility to...

SGA candidates convey platforms

Patrick Crowley

March 5, 2015

Today, the unopposed candidates for Vice President for External Affairs and Vice President for Financial Affairs will discuss their campaign platforms for 
SGA elections.The Vice President for External Affairs is the connection...

SGA needs to reach out to our community

Jonathan Hess

March 4, 2015

“We are the Capstone of Higher Education” – we as students hear this phrase day in and day out here at The University of Alabama. We envision our campus as a city on a hill: a great place to both learn and enjoy the fou...

SGA needs to form better channels of communication

Katrina Swarthout

March 4, 2015

My name is Katrina Swarthout and I am running for the position of Executive Secretary. I am currently a junior from San Jose, California, majoring in communication studies and double minoring in public relations and German. Being a m...

Students must care about SGA to have a voice in their representation

Andrew Parks

March 1, 2015

As anyone who’s spoken with me in recent weeks knows, I’ve adopted an almost singular focus on our Student Government Association lately. While many have taken an interest in my discussions, I’ve heard a certain response a...

SGA needs political parties to become more representative, inclusive

Chisolm Allenlundy

February 2, 2015

The University of Alabama is at a crossroads. The social climate of this university is in perhaps its most dynamic state in at least a century. Moving forward, the direction we take will have profound impacts on our future – n...

Our View: Wide range of student opinions must be heard in president search

Our View

March 8, 2012

“Apathetic” is a word thrown around regularly to describe UA students, and indeed, young Americans in 2012. We are, allegedly, a generation bloated with self-absorption and lacking in attention span, too wrapped up in tweets an...

Women underrepresented, yet unsupportive in SGA politics

SoRelle Wyckoff

March 8, 2012

As a history major, I have learned that great change is more of a weathering process than an overnight fix, and only after years of time will we have two stark points of comparison. However, as a journalism major, I have learned a ...

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