Changes to the Elections & Rules committee were voted down at the SG Assembly meeting Thursday night, but SG president Michael McCown remains confident in their ultimate passage.
Between 80 and 90 students attended the open forum, many affiliated with the Coalition for Equitable Policing.
The Assembly passed resolutions to create a UCSC advisory board and to analyze the IRC’s charter.
Viola is now chair of College Council.
Losier says administration decision “calls into question how independent the IRC is.”
The class of 2017 representatives were elected in a closer election than usual.
Student Government postponed the vote to give newly-elected representatives time to read the reforms.
CAT inefficiencies call for increased oversight and more regular meetings.
The top four vote-getters become representatives.
CAT received $190,000 in funding for the 2013-2014 academic year, a 5.56 percent increase.
Student Government should approve and build on proposed changes to E&R bylaws.
Despite graduate student Toussaint Losier’s January arrest, SG and Losier say there is no conflict of interest.
Administrators have put the conversion of Hallowed Grounds into an RSO Advising Center on hold until they solicit more student input on the proposal during fall quarter.
Part of Hallowed Grounds will be converted into RSO advising space by the time students return to campus.
SG will seek student input before going ahead with changes.
SG plans to present changes to E&R rules next Thursday.
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.