WashU Votes, an arm of the Washington University Gephardt Institute, teamed up with Student Union to host a Party at the Polls event during the national midterm elections Nov. 6.
The election filled all open Senate seats, 10 of the 11 open Treasury seats and one ArtSci Council seat, leaving five spots open on the council.
Student Union hosted the second Game Day event of the year in preparation for the Washington University’s football team’s home game against Illinois Wesleyan University Oct. 20. SU partnered with WUSTL Athletics, Green Dot, Student Affairs, the Olin Business School and United Provisions for the programming.
Student Union President senior Grace Egbo passed an executive order to formally create SU task forces Oct. 16, four days after the Constitutional Council deemed them unconstitutional.
All future Student Union Senate meetings will now be livestreamed, following the passage of a bill Tuesday, Oct. 9.
The tailgate will begin at 4:30 p.m. and end with kickoff at p.m. Given a larger-than-expected turnout at the last tailgate on Sept. 1, Student Union has decided to move the event from outside the Danforth University Center to a new, to be determined location with larger capacity.
The Social Programming Board (SPB), a student-led organization that holds events like weekly Happy Hours, comedy shows and both the fall and spring WILD concerts, elected a new executive board to serve the student body from Oct. 2018 through Oct. 2019.
Running on the candidate statement, “I am chubby. I am bubbly. I am happy,” Matthew Kim was elected president of Student Union’s First-Year Class Council Sept. 18, with 29 percent of the vote.
Student Union appointed members to fill 15 seats in its legislative branch, 14 of which were left vacant by resignations.
As Student Union prepares for the upcoming school year, it is prioritizing projects that address concerns voiced by students regarding sexual violence, mental health and community engagement.