SU elects leadership, sees drop in voter turnout

Student Union announced results of its spring election Wednesday, with drops in both the number of candidates and voter turnout reflecting decreased student engagement with SU.

Emma Baker | News Editor

WU elects SU exec for 2018-2019 academic year

Junior Grace Egbo will serve as Student Union president for the 2018-2019 year.

Meghan Sharma | Breaking News Editor

SU adjusts candidate standards, rules before spring election

Student Union revised election rules to raise candidate conduct and academic standards, while also working to remove ambiguity from the campaign rulebook.

Jessica Bigley | Contributing Reporter

Student Union chops nearly $650,000 from general budget requests

SU Vice President of Finance and senior Iliana Ragnone supplemented Senate and Treasury’s suggested cuts of around $436,000 with her own cuts of about $208,000, balancing the budget at $3,328,918.20.

| News Editor

Steven Kish resigns as election commissioner

This afternoon, freshman Steven Kish announced his resignation from his role as Student Union election commissioner.

Meghan Sharma | Breaking News Editor

Student Union to deregister inactive student groups Feb. 21

Student Union will deregister inactive student groups—a process which occurs every other year—Feb. 21.

| Senior News Editor

SU, LIVE relaunch It’s On Us program, prioritize change in campus culture

Student Union and Leaders in Interpersonal Violence Education relaunched the It’s On Us program Feb. 13, with an emphasis on addressing the culture of sexual violence on the Washington University campus.

| News Editor

Author, journalist Masha Gessen discusses Russian politics in Graham Chapel

Russian-American author and journalist Masha Gessen spoke at Graham Chapel about her most recent book, “The Future is History: How Totalitarianism Reclaimed Russia,” as part of the Student Union Trending Topics lecture series Friday.

| Contributing Reporter

SU Senate initiative lowers minimum deposit for Bear Bucks

Student Union senators have successfully advocated to decrease the online Bear Bucks minimum deposit amount from $25 to $10

Dorian DeBose | Contributing Reporter

SU Budget Committee revises budget allocation process

Student Union’s Budget Committee revised elements of its Budget Allocation Manual to clarify and streamline the processes for student groups to receive funding for events.

Deborah Spencer | Contributing Reporter