Category: Crime & Breaking News

Constitutional Council holds that run-off election was constitutional, Board of Elections did not violate powers

In a unanimous verdict of the April 11 hearing for Friese v. SGA, the Constitutional Council held that the Board of Elections has not “seriously violated” the Student Government Association (SGA) Constitution or “greatly misused” their powers in creating the Spring 2022 SGA presidential run-off election or determining the procedure following “a no confidence” victory. [...]

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Crime Report: Dooley Palooza, disorderly conduct, harassing communications, drug paraphernalia possession

Minimal EPD activity at Dooley Palooza concert After reports of sexual battery at Student Programming Council’s Homecoming concert in the fall, the Emory Police Department (EPD) anticipated a high level of activity the night of the Dooely’s Week concert on April 1. EPD Records Manager Ed Shoemaker said he was “actually kinda surprised” there weren’t [...]

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Friese, Kumar challenge Board of Elections on constitutionality of SGA presidential runoff election

Emma Friese (24C) and Sruti Kumar (20Ox, 22C) have submitted a challenge to the constitutionality of the run-off election for Student Government Association (SGA) president, alleging that there is no identifiable written procedure in SGA governing documents on how to proceed with elections following a “no confidence” win in the general election.  The Constitutional Council [...]

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‘No confidence,’ Nakash win in runoff elections

“No confidence” won the Student Government Association (SGA) presidential runoff election, beating Alyssa Stegall (21Ox, 23C), according to a March 29 email from the Elections Board.  Noah Marchuck (24C), who was Stegall’s running mate, won the SGA vice presidential election on March 25, garnering 53.89% of votes. Due to the “no confidence” victory, Marchuck will [...]

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