Category: Student Government

Marchuck vetoes associate justice confirmation, alleges lack of communication

Emory University’s Student Government Association (SGA) President Noah Marchuck (24C) announced Sept. 22 that he vetoed Bill 56sl26, which confirmed Asmita Lehther (24Ox) as an associate justice of the Constitutional Council. The bill was passed on Sept. 12. This is Marchuck’s first veto in his tenure as SGA president. Marchuck, who originally sponsored the bill, [...]

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SGA implements sustainability initiative, discusses upcoming year

Emory University’s Student Government Association (SGA) voted to instate a sustainability vice president and committee during their Sept. 12 meeting after students expressed concern about SGA’s “lack of focus” on sustainability initiatives, according to Bill 56sl18. Catherine Wang (24C) was named SGA’s first vice president of sustainability. They are an environmental science major and have [...]

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College Council swears in incoming 67th legislature

College Council President Akshat Toshniwal (23C). Photo courtesy of Akshat Toshniwal Upon concluding the duties of Emory University’s 66th College Council, outgoing President Akash Kurupassery (22C) and Vice President Riya Mehta (22C) expressed their heartfelt gratitude toward the legislature’s numerous initiatives this year during the April 20 Transition Ceremony in Convocation Hall.  “It’s been a [...]

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SGA Legislature votes to invoke line of succession, Marchuck sworn in as president

The Student Government Association (SGA) Legislature voted to pass Resolution 55sl05, invoking the line of succession instead of holding another presidential election in a 11-3-1 vote during an emergency meeting on April 18. Vice president-elect Noah Marchuck (24C), who abstained himself from voting, was officially sworn in as SGA president after the meeting. “This was [...]

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