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.
Junior Grace Egbo will serve as Student Union president for the 2018-2019 year.
The fact that the race for president is the only truly competitive one represents the reckoning SU currently faces: People simply don’t want to join.
Student Union revised election rules to raise candidate conduct and academic standards, while also working to remove ambiguity from the campaign rulebook.
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.
This afternoon, freshman Steven Kish announced his resignation from his role as Student Union election commissioner.
Student Union will deregister inactive student groups—a process which occurs every other year—Feb. 21.
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.
All Student Union senators will undertake individual projects this semester as part of SU’s initiative to ensure accountability.
Student Union senators have successfully advocated to decrease the online Bear Bucks minimum deposit amount from $25 to $10