WashU Votes and SU host Party at the Polls

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.

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Turnout down in SU Senate, Treasury, ArtSci elections

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.

Noah Slaughter | Contributing Reporter

Staff editorial: Both SU and students should work to improve election turnout

Ultimately, it is important that turnout is as high as possible in these elections so that the bodies are as representative of the students’ wants as possible. After all, everything SU does is funded by money that students have already paid.

After Con Council ruling, Egbo passes executive order creating task forces

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.

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SU passes bill to livestream meetings

All future Student Union Senate meetings will now be livestreamed, following the passage of a bill Tuesday, Oct. 9.

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Op-ed: No student in need of help should go without at a university bursting with abundance

No student in need of mental health treatment should go without at a university bursting with abundance. With this money, low-income students can request funds to cover the cost of therapy, psychiatry, testing, transportation to off-campus providers and other expenses related to mental health treatment.

Shelly Gupta, Carolyn Perlmutter and Tyler Tran | Class of 2019 and 2020

SU to host second tailgate of the year

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.

Ted Moskal | Contributing Reporter

WU to host seven state and local representatives to promote civic engagement

Several state and local representatives will speak in Edison Courtyard as a part of the “All in WashU” event to promote voter registration and civic engagement Oct. 10, the last day to register to vote in the state of Missouri.

Jayla Butler | Contributing Reporter

Newly appointed First-Year Class Council to focus on community engagement

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.

Jaden Satenstein | Contributing Reporter

SU fills Senate, Treasury vacancies following multiple resignations

Student Union appointed members to fill 15 seats in its legislative branch, 14 of which were left vacant by resignations.

Curran Neenan | Contributing Reporter