Tag: SGA


SGA to add judicial branch to the administration

NEW ORLEANS (February 9,2023)–Members of the relatively new Judicial Branch of the Student Government Association looks forward to its impactful semester starting with the first event on Feb. 16.  The Judicial Branch is under the leadership of advisor D. Jamar Simmons, assistant dean of students, and D´Andre Bell, senior urban […]


DU SGA president youngest elected national NAACP officer

Photo provided by NAACP/ Courtbouillon NEW ORLEANS (March 12, 2021) – DU Student Government Association President Traelon Rodgers has become the youngest national officer for the NAACP at age 21. Rodgers, an Urban Studies and Public Policy senior from Arlington, Texas, was elected assistant secretary of the NAACP on Feb. […]


Urban studies, physic majors to reign over 2020-21 DU royal court

NEW ORLEANS (April 21, 2020) – A Los Angeles urban studies major and an Atlanta physics major won the crowns of Miss and Mister Dillard after runoff elections March 18, according to the Division of Student Success. Rising seniors Kaylan Tanner and Justin Mathews will reign as Dillard University’s newest […]


So-called ‘Uber ban’ modified

NEW ORLEANS (February 14, 2020) – A controversial ban on nonresidential drivers past midnight that left students having to leave their Uber ride or taxis and walk to their residences has been eased after student complaints. Now, instead of requiring that all individuals in a vehicle after midnight must have […]


Edwards third female to lead freshmen

Anthony Jackson/Courtbouillon SGA President Traelon Rogers, left, inducts newly elected freshmen into office Sept. 13 in the Student Union Ballroom. From left are Jerika Edwards, president; DeAndre Bell II, vice president; Natalie Linney, secretary; Ayriah Barr, senator; Chandler McBride, Miss Freshman; and Spencer Jones, Mr. Freshman. (The glare from the […]


2nd female is named to lead Class of 2022

Lavonte Lucas/Courtbouillon Jerra Gentry, a Houston theatre major, poses standing at  far left with other candidates before being elected Miss Freshman for the Class of 2022 NEW ORLEANS (Sept 27, 2018) – A Thibodaux English/theatre major was inducted as president of the Freshmen Class Council on Sept. 20, with a […]


SGA presidential candidate unopposed: Kennedy Watson

J. Quenton Cooper/Courtbouillon From left are Nia Randolph, John Lawson II and Toiya Smith, the candidates for SGA vice president, give their platforms at the speeches and debates on April 5 in Georges Auditorium. NEW ORLEANS (April 6, 2018) – Elections for student government positions are scheduled to be held […]