Category: Student Government

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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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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Friese, Kumar argue lack of procedure before Constitutional Council

(Ally Hom/Photo Editor) The Constitutional Council held a hearing for the case Friese v. SGA on April 11, following plaintiffs Emma Friese (24C) and Sruti Kumar’s (20Ox, 22C) challenge to the constitutionality of the March 29 run-off election for Student Government Association (SGA) president.  Friese and Kumar met while doing campaign work for former SGA [...]

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Yang elected as Oxford SGA president

Andrew Yang (23Ox) won the Oxford College Student Government Association (OxSGA) presidential election, according to an April 11 email from OxSGA. Michael Cao (23Ox) was elected vice president. Both Yang and Cao ran uncontested. Results were emailed to students after voting closed on April 9 at 10 p.m. Yang garnered 167 (80.28%) of the 208 [...]

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