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Senator files appeal against SGA that calls for nullification of more than 30 acts

Senator files appeal against SGA that calls for nullification of more than 30 acts

February 5, 2023

Tyler Tannehill, a senator for the Colleges of Arts and Sciences, filed an appeal against the Student Government Association pleading to nullify 33 acts passed by the SGA from 2016 to 2021.   The...

SGA announces spring election timeline

SGA announces spring election timeline

January 26, 2023

The SGA will hold its Spring 2023 General election on Tuesday, Feb. 28.  Voting will take place from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. CST on myBama.   A run-off election will be held on March 2 if necessary.   The...

Dunkin’ reopens after renovations to praise from students and employees

Dunkin’ reopens after renovations to praise from students and employees

January 25, 2023

After being under renovation for most of the fall semester, the Dunkin’ in Lakeside Dining Hall reopened  with praise from students and employees regarding the new modern aesthetic and updated equipment....

SGA Recap: Tabling legislation no longer allowed; judicial review processes updated 

SGA Recap: Tabling legislation no longer allowed; judicial review processes updated 

January 22, 2023

(Editor's Note 1/24/23: This article was changed to correctly identify the author of the office hours bill.) The Student Government Association Senate passed an act revising the duties of committees,...

SGA swears in senators; apportions Senate seats

SGA swears in senators; apportions Senate seats

January 14, 2023

The SGA Senate swore in three Senators for the College of Social Work, Graduate School and the Culverhouse College of Business while also approving a bill to reapportion Senate seats on Thursday during...

Chief Justice Caleb Thome appoints First Year Council members at a Senate session earlier this semester.

SGA sends judicial standing and statutes of limitations bill to committee

November 30, 2022

The University of Alabama Student Government Association Senate sent a bill requiring legal standing for panels of inquiry and the implementation of a statute of limitations for the judicial review process...

Special election fills Senate seats in social work, business school

Special election fills Senate seats in social work, business school

November 27, 2022

The Student Government Association announced the unofficial Nov. 17 special election results for the Culverhouse College of Business and School of Social Work senate seats that evening as the polls closed...

SGA President Martin delivers first State of the School address since pandemic

SGA President Martin delivers first State of the School address since pandemic

November 9, 2022

SGA President Madeline Martin gave her State of the School Address on Nov. 8, 2022, where she placed an emphasis on equity while touting her progress on campaign promises.  This is the first State...

SGA SENATE RECAP: Week of 11/3

SGA SENATE RECAP: Week of 11/3

November 6, 2022

The Student Government Association Senate passed two resolutions and sent three bills to committees on Nov. 3.     Resolution calling for improvement of Rodgers and Gorgas Libraries - Passed  The...

Senate sends bill revising block seating rules to committee

Senate sends bill revising block seating rules to committee

November 4, 2022

The SGA Senate sent a bill that would change the application process for student organization seating at athletic events to the Student Affairs Committee during its session on Thursday, Nov. 3. Luke...

SGA Senate elects new speaker following Pearson resignation

SGA Senate elects new speaker following Pearson resignation

November 4, 2022

The SGA Senate elected now-former Secretary of the Senate Taryn Geiger to be speaker of the Senate on Nov. 3. Olivia Frazier was selected to be the new secretary. These decisions come after former Speaker...

Jessica Lopez wins graduate SGA senate seat in runoff election

Jessica Lopez wins graduate SGA senate seat in runoff election

November 2, 2022

The Student Government Association announced the unofficial results for the Nov. 1 run-off special election for the second graduate school seat. The election opened at 7 a.m. and closed at 7 p.m. that...

SGA provides menstrual products in Student Center  

SGA provides menstrual products in Student Center  

November 2, 2022

The University of Alabama has started to provide free menstrual products in some women’s restrooms in the UA Student Center.   This change comes over a year after the SGA encouraged the University...

SGA allocates over $60,000 to student organizations in October

SGA allocates over $60,000 to student organizations in October

October 28, 2022

The Student Government Association Financial Affairs Committee presented the October 2022 funding allocations at the Oct. 27 senate session. The Senate voted unanimously to approve an allotment of $63,110...

SGA sends library renovation resolution to committee; tables office hour bill 

SGA sends library renovation resolution to committee; tables office hour bill 

October 23, 2022

Editor's Note (10/24/2022): This story has been updated to note that the library renovation resolution was sent to committee, not passed as originally published. Library funding resolution - Sent to...

SGA vote on requiring the posting of Senate docket online fails

SGA vote on requiring the posting of Senate docket online fails

October 21, 2022

The Student Government Association voted down a bill on Oct. 20 that would require the posting of the Senate session docket on the SGA website 24 hours before a Senate meeting.  The bill additionally...

SGA to hold special election on Nov. 17

SGA to hold special election on Nov. 17

October 20, 2022

The Student Government Association Elections Board announced it will be holding a special election on Nov. 17 to fill two vacant seats in the SGA Senate. A run-off election will be held on Nov. 29 if...

CW Graphic reading, News In Brief.

Tide Loyalty relaunches to technical problems, student frustration 

September 25, 2022

The University of Alabama’s Tide Loyalty Points program has been reintroduced for the fall semester, with some students criticizing it for being buggy, ineffective and overcomplicated. The program was...

SGA Senator Tyler Tannehill addresses the Student Government Association.

Electronic voting bill tabled; office hour legislation sent to committee 

September 25, 2022

Electronic voting tabled  The SGA Rules Committee indefinitely tabled a bill requiring senators to vote electronically on legislation. The bill was sent to the rules committee last week for revision...

Senate Recap: Overdose training passes, electronic voting sent to committee

Senate Recap: Overdose training passes, electronic voting sent to committee

September 9, 2022

Electronic Voting Records bill – Sent to Rules Committee  On Thursday, the SGA Senate sent a bill to the Rules Committee for review that would require senators to vote electronically.   According...

SGA urges UA to join the Hunger Free Campus Coalition

SGA urges UA to join the Hunger Free Campus Coalition

April 3, 2022
The Student Government Association Senate unanimously encouraged The University of Alabama to join a coalition of universities across the South to pass the Hunger Free Campus Bill in each state’s legislature.
SGA Recap. The Crimson White.

Bid to compromise living wage for student workers fails in Senate

February 20, 2022
After much debate, a second resolution to encourage The University of Alabama to adopt a living wage failed in the Student Government Association Senate on Thursday. 
SGA Recap. The Crimson White.

SGA Senate votes down resolution to increase student employee wages

February 16, 2022

The SGA Senate voted down a resolution on Thursday, Feb. 10, calling for The University of Alabama to raise the minimum wage for its employees and student workers from $7.25 per hour to $14.50 per hour.  About...

The University of Alabama. Action Card.

SGA pushes for return of physical Action Cards

February 9, 2022
The Student Government Association Senate unanimously encouraged the Action Card Office to reinstitute physical cards.  
SGA Recap. The Crimson White.

SGA cuts ties with homecoming election

January 30, 2022
The Student Government Association unanimously ended its involvement with homecoming elections on Jan. 27.
2021 SGA Senate Special Election unofficial results. Culverhouse College of Business: Emmett Wilson. Graduate school: Justin McClesky and Aaron Wilkes. Law school: Elizabeth Brown and Blue Shellhorn.

SGA releases unofficial results of special Senate election

December 1, 2021
The Student Government Association announced the unofficial winners of the special Senate election after voting closed on Tuesday.
SGA Recap. The Crimson White.

SGA Bill Would Require 60% of Grades Posted by Add-Drop Date

November 14, 2021
The Student Government Association Senate unanimously encouraged instructors to post at least 60% of each student’s total grades to Blackboard Learn before the drop date resulting in a W. 
SGA Recap. The Crimson White.

SGA approves funding requests for eight student organizations, deducts from others

November 7, 2021
The Student Government Association unanimously approved eight funding requests from student organizations on Thursday, Nov. 4, totaling $21,807.
The total 2022 SGA budget illustrated in a pie chart. The data is listed at the end of the article.

SGA budget totals $355,000 for 2022

October 24, 2021
The Student Government Association has approved a $355,730 operating budget for 2022.
SGA Recap. The Crimson White.

SGA delays special senate elections

October 19, 2021

The Student Government Association Elections Board has moved a special election for five open senate seats — originally scheduled for Oct. 19 — to Tuesday, Nov. 30.  One seat is open for the College...

SGA Recap. The Crimson White.

SGA vote requires timely publication of Senate dockets

October 19, 2021

The Student Government Association unanimously passed an act last Thursday to publish the Senate’s docket prior to meetings on the SGA website. This is the first time SGA meeting schedules have been...

SGA Recap. The Crimson White.

SGA approves 75% of requested funding for 11 student organizations

October 3, 2021
The Student Government Association Senate awarded 75% of requested funding — or $35,000 — to 11 student organizations on Thursday in its first funding approval of the semester.
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