Miles Calzini, the Student Senate President, explains how student fees are used and addresses concerns raised by the Graduate Student Workers Union that these fees are too high.
At the State of Wellness Discussion and Open Forum hosted by Student Government Nov. 1, students and faculty talked about how the University can best facilitate mental health resources on campus.
Student Senate debates the confirmation of a former senator and passes four pieces of legislation including one in response to student deaths.
The Student Senate passed legislation in costume at Wednesday’s meeting. Officers gave a State of the Treasury presentation and introduced a bill addressing suicide prevention and transparency.
On Oct. 5, OIED asked Student Senate for a recommendation for student fees to be raised by $2.54. This increase would go toward meeting inflation adjustments made to staff salaries.
On Sept. 21, Student Senate discussed Fall Elections and passed several pieces of legislation including $168,300 in appropriations to student organizations.
Assistant News Editor Emily Vespa breaks down student government’s functions and capabilities, and how each branch serves as a liaison with the student body.
Student Senate votes to confirm 13 appointees and passes a budgeting bill. The Senate debates over an appointee for making a joke during introductions.
A student shares her thoughts on Student Government’s short-term and long-term action plan, which was established in an executive order, to address the overturn of Roe v. Wade.