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How to Vote in SGA Elections 2016

How to Vote in SGA Elections 2016

The posters are up, and so is the ante: Student Government Association Election 2016 must be here. Candidates are campaigning …

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“Roar for ROAR”: Students Protest the End of ROAR Scholars

“Roar for ROAR”: Students Protest the End of ROAR Scholars

On Monday afternoon, a student-led demonstration took place in the Cistern Yard to protest the end of the ROAR Scholars …

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Run for SGA

Run for SGA

All week long the Student Government Association is holding information sessions for students interested in running for office for the …

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Semester in review : the top five stories you don’t want to miss

Semester in review : the top five stories you don’t want to miss

On the off chance you weren’t checking cisternyard.com in all your free time this semster, you may have missed some …

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The Executive Powers: On Tuesdays, We Wear Wigs

The Executive Powers: On Tuesdays, We Wear Wigs

Juniors Zach Sturman and Michael Faikes heard these words of guidance from College of Charleston’s President Emeritus Lee Hignon last …

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Close SGA elections lead to a runoff

Close SGA elections lead to a runoff

*UPDATE: As of Sunday, April 5, Zach Struman is the College’s new student body president. As of Wednesday, April 1, …

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Student Body President: Who’s on the ballot?

Student Body President: Who’s on the ballot?

With three students on the ballot for the position of Student Body President, the vastly different platforms appeal to the College’s …

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SGA releases election results for 2014-2015 academic year

On March 27, the Student Government Association released the official election results for the upcoming 2014-2015 school year. Votes were …

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SGA Votes “No Confidence” in Board of Trustees

SGA Votes “No Confidence” in Board of Trustees

The College of Charleston Student Senate passed Bill SB-49-2014 on Tuesday, March 25th with by 17 yeas, 5 nays and …

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Student open forum shows overwhelming apprehension about MUSC merger

Student open forum shows overwhelming apprehension about MUSC merger

On Feb. 20, dozens of students posed questions and concerns to Chief of Staff Brian McGee and members of the …

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SGA claims “interesting times at the College” during State of the Student Body Address

SGA claims “interesting times at the College” during State of the Student Body Address

The Student Government Association pledged Wednesday evening to accurately represent the student body’s interests to those with power in the …

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SGA discusses new tobacco-free policy draft

SGA discusses new tobacco-free policy draft

Student Government Association resumed normal operations this week as the organization returned to the Stern Center Ball Room. New Senate …

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SGA hosts annual bike auction

SGA hosts annual bike auction

The Student Government Association will host its annual George Street Bike Auction on Friday, Sept. 27 from 11 a.m. to 2 …

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SGA to discuss tobacco-free policy next Senate

SGA to discuss tobacco-free policy next Senate

At last week’s Senate, SGA did more than just welcome newly elected members. To kick off the year, SGA Vice …

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SGA leadership inaugurated at Senate

SGA leadership inaugurated at Senate

“Raise your right hand, if you would please, and repeat after me…” were the  words spoken to begin the swearing …

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CofC adds late night meal option for April

CofC adds late night meal option for April

  For the entire month of April, City Bistro will make use of their take out window and offer late …

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SGA votes to expand Good Samaritan Clause

SGA votes to expand Good Samaritan Clause

“Can we not agree that everyone deserves a second chance?” sophomore senator Ian Moore at the SGA Senate session held …

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Video: SGA Election Results

Video: SGA Election Results

CisternYard Video’s Courtney Monsees sits down with newly elect SGA President Jordan Hensley, and VP Chris Piedmont to hear their …

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SGA elections take off, students vote online

SGA elections take off, students vote online

The SGA debate, which took place on Tuesday, March 19 at 2 p.m. in the Cistern Yard, featured candidates running …

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SGA heralds successes at State of the Student Body Address

SGA heralds successes at State of the Student Body Address

On Feb. 6, students and faculty alike came together in Randolph Hall to hear Student Government Association speak and address …

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SGA appoints its third vice president

SGA appoints its third vice president

After former SGA Vice President Corey Maran announced last semester that he would graduate in December, the organization lost its …

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Split decision with regard to a tobacco-free campus

Split decision with regard to a tobacco-free campus

While upset student smokers filled the gallery in the Stern Center Ballroom, SGA passed a resolution in favor of a …

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In support of a tobacco-free campus

In support of a tobacco-free campus

In light of the discussion regarding the possibility of the College becoming a tobacco-free campus, SGA President Erica Arbetter shares …

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SGA loses its second vice president

SGA loses its second vice president

After today’s Senate meeting, SGA Vice President Cory Maran announced that he will be graduating early this December. As a …

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SGA passes resolution in support of CAA transition

SGA passes resolution in support of CAA transition

After much debate in yesterday’s Senate, SGA passed a resolution in favor of the College switching athletic conferences. Senator Sarah …

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SGA hosts semi-annual Bike Auction

SGA hosts semi-annual Bike Auction

SGA will be hosting the semi-annual Bike Auction on Friday Sept. 28 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.  The event …

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New SGA vice president appointed

New SGA vice president appointed

At SGA’s first Senate meeting, senators voted to appoint Cory Maran as SGA vice president. In light of Alex Henderson’s …

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A new day in SGA with Student Body Secretary Jordan Hensley

A new day in SGA with Student Body Secretary Jordan Hensley

“Do you need anything?” This was the first question in my interview over coffee with Jordan Hensley, and it wasn’t …

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Redefining “fun” with Student Body President Erica Arbetter

Redefining “fun” with Student Body President Erica Arbetter

Fun fact about President Barack Obama: He collects Spider-Man comic books. Fun fact about First Lady of The College of …

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SGA Vice President Alex Henderson resigns

SGA Vice President Alex Henderson resigns

SGA Vice President Alex Henderson handed in a letter of resignation last Tuesday. A new vice president must take office …

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SGA focuses on senator retention as elections approach

SGA focuses on senator retention as elections approach

As SGA elections approach, the issue of senator retention comes back into the spotlight. This year, there are a total …

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Wright, others address handful on state of the student body

Wright, others address handful on state of the student body

Student body president Elliott Wright and other executive members of the Student Government Association (SGA) spoke to a small group …

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Ross Kressel resigns as Student Body President

SGA President Ross Kressel resigned Tuesday, effective Friday, Nov. 4. Kressel announced his resignation at the conclusion of the weekly …

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Skateboarders set to take their case to the city

Skateboarders at the College have found themselves under fire recently.  With a sudden wave of law enforcement, many skaters have been fined …

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Former President Isaiah Nelson on the political scene

Former President Isaiah Nelson on the political scene

Fresh off of an internship at the White House this summer, Isaiah Nelson, the former President of the Student Government …

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SGA veterans return to office

With three appointments on the docket for today’s Senate session, it would appear that recent events have sparked student interest …

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Ross Kressel survives impeachment proceedings

FULL STORY FORTHCOMING: Ross Kressel will remain Student Body President after a tense Senate Tuesday. A vote of no confidence, …

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What to expect in Tuesday’s Senate meeting

With the bill to impeach SGA President Ross Kressel posted to the Student Government Association blog, it is clear that …

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Impeachment to proceed, Kressel faces removal from office

Impeachment to proceed, Kressel faces removal from office

In the SGA Executive Board meeting Thursday afternoon, a letter, authored by Treasurer Luke Rozansky, was presented to the board …

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SGA Executive Board meeting to discuss Kressel impeachment illegally closed to press, public

The Student Government Association Executive Board illegally entered into an executive session Thursday, comments from the George Street Observer’s consulting …

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