Change would create elections in line with SG bylaws, but some GC representatives hope to preserve their own selection methods.
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When we reflect on our time participating in Student Government (SG), we find that much of our work leads back… Read more »
Student Government’s Executive Slate cancelled the end-of-quarter shuttle service without consultation.
Greek Life In Front is a project started by myself and third-year student Jake Mansoor, inspired by a discussion… Read more »
“There is a challenge in jumping in your first week of college and running for [SG], and she gave it a sincere effort.”
At a separate event, the Multicultural Greek Council discussed AEPi e-mails and diversity in Greek life.
“We are trying to make sure that the student body is aware of the process.”
Carlos Ortiz filled the position last month, after it had been vacant since last summer.
“I think this role will give me and other students access to members of the administration in a different way.”
The committee will allocate the $10,000 SG has previously dedicated exclusively to Sexual Assault Awareness Week
“It is critical that we fill this position before the quarter ends so that the new liaison can be on-board and ready to represent the undergraduate student body strongly come Winter Quarter.”
“We are going to be giving grants to students who do impactful and substantial work through their RSOs. We’re going to be paying them and giving them these grants in lieu of them having work-study hours.”
SG should make the nominations for student members of the UCPD’s Independent Review Committee.
Four first-year representatives elected from a pool of 20 candidates on platforms of social justice.
“I used to cut hair for so many people… all of them came to see me, and all of them were shocked [about the closing].”
The new cabinet was officially announced at the first SG Assembly meeting last Monday.
SG President Tyler Kissinger attributes uptick to restructuring and a new application website.
Nina Katemauswa pursues volunteer work in Africa; leaves Community and Government liaison position vacant.
The Editorial Board reflects on the major stories of the past year.
In a Viewpoints article published in last Tuesday’s issue of The Maroon, “CAT’s Out of the Bag” (5/19/15), Cortney McInerney… Read more »
SG decreased CAT funding based on estimations and impressions—not facts.
Graduate student intervention in SG budget allocation may prevent lower-income students from participating in academic teams
“Graduate students and College students together need to petition the administration to increase overall Student Government budget”
Graduate students should get the best possible value out of their large Student Life Fee.
SG balances the budget to reflect the entire University—not just the College.
According to their Facebook page, Open Minds slate dropped out of the SG executive slate race.
Complaints were made regarding disruptive conduct at the SG debate, money spent on campaign stickers and alleged recording.
Editor’s note: This is a developing story and the article will be updated as more information becomes available. Last updated… Read more »
The elections begin this Wednesday.
Student government candidates with bigger budgets have the larger advantage.
This program would allow leaders of student groups to apply for $250 stipends every quarter to offset some of the costs of working so that they will be able to devote sufficient time to their organizations.
RSO food costs are funded at the expense of more worthwhile and substantial events.
Approximately 50 percent of students in the College voted on the referendum, with 55 percent voting in favor
Dean of Students Michele Rasmussen said the University is working with other universities and organization to create the campus climate surveys
The referendum is non-binding and will be offered at every division except School of Social Service Administration
he group will be able to use University funds, but does not have RSO status.
The Office of Civic Engagement’s UChicago Local campaign helped SG recruit some businesses.
Third-year Alex Jung was elected the new undergraduate liaison to the Board of Trustees Wednesday by Student Government’s (SG) College… Read more »
University spokesperson says student reps on administrative committees typically change yearly.
Kissinger suggests committee to examine SG pay.
SG brought attention to the discount through flyers, Facebook.
SG to hold referendum on stipends within month after ensuring signatures are valid.
Controversy erupted after SG announced it would pay new appointees a stipend.
SG President Tyler Kissinger’s stipend suggestions come at no cost to students.
Kissinger cites authority in SG constitution in taking on ability to issue executive orders.
First-year representative election cycle should be pushed back to the end of fall quarter.
Election saw 17 candidates, four spots, and 40% voter participation
Winners: Michael Meng, 196 Asya Akca, 143 David Shapiro, 139 Preethi Raju, 136 Others: Richard Oyeniran, 126 Calvin Cottrell, 118… Read more »
Two new restaurant discounts and maybe even a free trolley.
Lundberg: “[We’re] really making a push to keep as many organizations from being [in debt] as possible.”