In the first iteration of what it plans to make a yearly report, the Diversity Affairs Council surveyed students involved with all branches of Student Union—including Senate, Treasury, Social Programming Board and the Council itself—to assess the diversity of the student government organization.
Student Union Senate and Treasury elected their respective speakers, juniors Ben Hauser and Iliana Ragnone, at Tuesday’s session in races that each included three contestants.
After over a month and a half of revisions, Student Union Senate passed a resolution promoting freedom of expression and academic freedom early Wednesday morning.
Despite contestation in both Senate and Treasury races, less than a quarter of students voted in the Student Union elections Tuesday.
After approving an amendment to expand the size of Senate last week, Student Union Senate and Treasury voted Tuesday to expand the size of the Treasury.
Student Union passed an amendment to expand the size of the Senate while rejecting an amendment to expand the size of Treasury in a joint session Tuesday night.
Student Union has put the finishing touches on a new website in an effort to receive more input from the student body on possible areas of improvements.
Student Union will launch a new task force to revise its bystander intervention training program, It’s On Us, with a long-term goal of developing a campus culture that encourages students to be active bystanders.
Responding to student dissatisfaction with mental health resources on campus, Student Union Senate unanimously passed a resolution Tuesday night to reduce wait times at Student Health Services for mental health appointments, improve technical infrastructure and work with the student body to better healthcare services on campus.
Teaming up with senators Morgan Hartman and Elizabeth Smith, both sophomores, Stella Schindler drafted an SU Senate resolution to restore the course shopping period to its former length of two full weeks and two days—last offered for the fall 2014 semester.