Student Government should take advantage of the opportunity to sustain the political engagement that spiked during elections.
UCPD’s planned launch of a safety app is undermined by University’s selective security alert policy.
In a closed-door meeting, SG and Polonsky discussed the logistics of the choice to not offer trauma care at the U of C.
Entry into unopposed race prompted by desire to put community experience to work.
For the position of undergraduate liaison to the Board of Trustees, the Maroon endorses incumbent Rohan Manthani.
The four executive slates offer different ideas about the role and direction Student Government should take over the next year.
Vice President for Civic Engagement Derek Douglas announced the creation of a new student advisory council to provide a link between student and administrative involvement in the community.
For the first time in recent memory, Student Government’s Elections and Rules Committee (E&R) has released its meeting minutes. This is part of an effort to increase transparency regarding complaint proceedings during the 2013 election cycle. On Monday, E&R published…
The postponement came after allegations of rules violations against members of multiple slates surfaced over the past week.
Ignite and UChicaGOLD were hit with vote penalties in response to complaints about their campaigns. Both slates are appealing the decisions.
Students should support investment referendum if they favor productive dialogue on social responsibility.
Elections will now begin Tuesday, April 30, one week later than originally scheduled.
Candidates proposed an increase in student involvement and representation in SG, as well as more open communication between the Board of Trustees and students.
The campaign’s leaders learned from the 2011 referendum to establish a Socially Responsible Investment Committee.
The Election and Rules Committee issued a warning but has found no wrongdoing on the part of Ignite.
The four SG slate parties are in the process of formulating their official platforms, which will be released on Tuesday.
The only candidate for Community and Government Liaison, first-year Christina Dong aims to take her experiences as a College Council representative and her work with a new RSO, BridgeMe, and apply them to a new role. As a Class of…
As this year’s only official candidate for Graduate Liaison to the Board of Trustees, Navin Manjooran, a first-year M.B.A. student at the Booth School of Business, hopes to give a revitalized voice to graduate concerns at UChicago. Manjooran, who served…
Undergraduate Liaison to the Board of Trustees candidate first-year Thomas Remissong intends to revive a position he believes is currently ineffectual by improving communication and increasing transparency between the trustees and the student population. Remissong is currently the Chairman of…
First-year Holly Rapp, a current Class of 2016 College Council representative and representative to the Transportation and Security Advisory Board, is running for Liaison to the Board of Trustees. Rapp supports gaining voting power for the Undergraduate and Graduate Liaisons,…
Candidates for SG’s spring election are now official! Check out Friday’s print edition for profiles of the candidates running for slate. Platforms will be available on the SG website starting on Tuesday. Candidates for Slate: Listed in order of President,…
SG’s spring elections will kick off this evening with a mandatory candidates meeting. Petitions for slate positions, including those of president, vice president of administration, and vice president of student affairs, and for the positions of undergraduate and graduate liaisons…
A majority of students chose 6 p.m. to 1 a.m. as the preferred option.
Halting investment in firms that harm the climate would be in line with UChicago’s liberal academic tradition.
SG and student enthusiasm regarding Roosevelt shuttle revamp crucial to improving this valuable service.
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Nim Chinniah presented a breakdown of UChicago’s various sources of revenue and types of expenditures at the second Leadership Conversation.
SHE member and fourth-year Olivia Woollam also accused Chief of Police Marlon Lynch of lying.
The forum previously known as “Coffee and Donuts with President Zimmer” has been renamed “A Leadership Conversation with Zimmer,” while some student groups have chosen to have their “Coffee and Donuts” without him.
Students attended a workshop on renters’ rights led by Metropolitan Tenants Organization in Pierce on Wednesday night.
University students met with the Associate Vice President for Commercial Real Estate Operations on Tuesday to learn about 53rd Street development projects.
Uncommon Fund board should better publicize voting period to maximize valuable student input.
The 170s CTA bus routes’ replacement will most likely be a private company and may provide additional stops.
Participants marched to the Administration building and dropped their flowers in front of President Zimmer’s office.
During the vigil, a small group of students intend to go to President Zimmer’s office to demand charges be dropped against the four protesters arrested on Sunday at the UCMC.
$15,000 will be awarded to the Campus Dialogue Fund annually to bring social justice speakers to campus.
SG slate presented their new web site to council members last night.
SG decided to stop offering its RSO van services last night at a meeting.
This is the fourth such incident at Doc that has occurred since the beginning of the academic year.
SG held a public meeting with administrators in an effort to create transparency about the allocation of funds from the Student Life Fee.
Third-year Mark Reid and second-year Steven Wendeborn were chosen to fill College Council vacancies.
SG tries to engage students with UCPD safety practices.
Three candidates were elected to represent the Class of 2016 last night. College Council will choose between two tied candidates for the remaining seat.
As students return for the new academic year, so do ongoing campus issues.
While graduate student turnout was critical in the latest SG election, certain divisions hardly voted at all.
Admin and SG members heard student concerns over plans to replace SafeRide with extended shuttle service.
The Connect slate, led by second-year law student and now President-elect Renard Miller, beat out ChicagoSpirit and the Moose Party for 2012-2013.
The Maroon endorses candidates for Undergraduate Liaison to the Board of Trustees, Graduate Liaison to the Board of Trustees, and Community and Government liaison.
The Maroon evaluates the three slates in this year’s SG elections in terms of experience, policy, and any potential shortcomings they may possess.
The three parties vying for SG executive slate traded proposals for campus reform at a debate Tuesday evening.
A van dedicated to RSO use was a campaign promise that is now over a year old.