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.
In response to the “SG presidential candidate accused of foul play” (Apr. 16)
Third-year Mark Reid and second-year Steven Wendeborn were chosen to fill College Council vacancies.
Better representation in SG starts with a better voting public.
SG should overhaul the slate format and introduce separate elections for specialized positions.
Student Government’s inclusion of Tilted Kilt in Pub Crawl sends wrong message to students.
The current system for replacing College Council representatives should be reformed.
As Student Government’s November 10 open forum on the lack of a trauma center on the South Side of Chicago approaches, the SG Executive Slate is remaining neutral on the issue. SG President Youssef Kalad issued this statement in an…
Excluding non-SG members from College Council listhost undermines transparency efforts.
College Council (CC) held its first meeting of the year tonight, breaking with a recent tradition of waiting until after the first-year elections to convene. “To get things rolling early in the year is beneficial,” said interim CC Chair Stephen…
With the help of two student web designers, Student Government plans to launch a new version of UChicago Marketplace (marketplace.uchicago.edu) featuring improved functionality and a fresh look. Currently in the testing stages, “Marketplace 2.0” is expected to offer advanced searching…
SG plans to overhaul its website, sg.uchicago.edu, to boost functionality for both students and SG officers, according to second-year Vice President for Administration Forrest Scofield. Among the changes are a switch from content manager WordPress to Drupal, and a “facelift”…
Fourth-year SG President Youssef Kalad has called on SG to make student outreach a priority during Orientation Week.
Lessons on representing your class, from a student who spent two years doing just that
Meet our student leaders, the least corrupt politicians in the city of Chicago.
Students forced Zimmer and Goff-Crews to defend the University’s neutral stance.
Last night, student government brought together administrators to talk about housing and dining issues to a packed house in the Booth School.
ORSCA announced the results of the SG elections last night–Nakul Singh won the race for Undergraduate Liaison to the Board of Trustees and the SRIC referendum passed.
Youssef Kalad will serve as Student Government president for the 2011-12 term. A referendum to create a Socially Responsible Investment Committee also passed.
Voting will last until Thursday at 5 p.m. Executive slate, undergraduate liaison to the Board of Trustees, and first-year CC representative will be the contested races in addition to a University referendum.
UNITED is running on a campaign of experience, being the only slate to have all three members active in SG, and a long list of ambitious platform proposals.
The slate, composed entirely of SG outsiders, hopes to connect with students on their third party status and act as advocates for responsible change.
The satiric slate of Delta Upsilon fraternity brothers is running on a platform centered around giant pandas, casinos, and state school study abroad.
Led by third-year Youssef Kalad, the slate is proposing new social media initiatives to reach the student body in addition to increased funding and mentorship to student entrepreneurs.
Students will decide if U of C should incorporate the Socially Responsible Investment Committee this week.
LIVEChicago offers productive combination of SG and RSO experience
The Maroon endorses LIVEChicago and the creation of a Socially Responsible Investment Committee
Student Government now searches for long-term funding to extend the free copies of The New York Times to next year.
Slate and liaison candidates talked budget and transparency in the annual debate last night.
SG slates announced their candidacies looking ahead to the April 19 election for next year’s executive positions.
How do you get started? Just print out this page, cut him out (be careful!), and then the fun begins!
SG and the administration want to make open forums more relevant. But can they revolutionize the way students get involved with their school?
The Uncommon Fund board announced last night the 25 grant-winning proposals. The biggest winner: Oscillation, which received $7,400–twice as much as any other project.
Despite board member involvement in project proposals, Uncommmon Fund board defends the fairness of its selection process.
Winter quarter update on Student Government initiatives
Lickerman (M.D. ’92) said in yesterday’s student forum that he wanted to establish the top university health and wellness program in the country.
SG members are conflicted over ORCSA protocols for sending mass emails, which was brought to attention during a recent and largely unpublicized College Council election.
All 600 copies of The New York Times were taken daily during SG’s newspaper pilot program, and they’re now hoping to make free papers on campus permanent.
Taking SG open forums online will increase participation
With the expiration of Aramark’s residential dining contract in June, the University has started to reevaluate its dining system. The forum went over the plans and evaluations that have been put to action.
The College Council member was elected chair after fourth-year Jason Cigan left the position at the end of Fall quarter.
SG is still pushing vans through procurement, though it campaigned on providing them by the beginning of the quarter.
Student Government and Gannett Publishing are assessing desire on campus for free national newspapers after a four-week trial program ended Friday.
Late night dining is still attracting only a fraction of the business it would need to sustain itself, about a quarter of what the program needs to break even.
One month into the school year, the Maroon checks up on how Next Generation has measured up with its campaign promises.
Next Generation’s work isn’t done, but the slate is on its way to bringing change we can believe in
If appointed, Phillips will be the fourth person to hold the position in the past year.
The 15 current members of College Council will vote in Stuart Hall Monday on who will fill the spot after both candidates speak in front of the Council.