When Sydney Robinson talks about SU, she’s regal, serious. When she talks about schoolwork, she’s optimistic, idealistic. The first sophomore to assume the presidency since 2003, she recognizes the responsibility of the position she’s taking on.
Student Union senator and sophomore Brian Adler authored a letter calling for President Trump and members of Congress to uphold budget allocations to Planned Parenthood.
The 2017 Spring Elections are coming up and we would like to encourage all students to run for Student Union. Now, more than ever, there is a need for passionate student leaders to serve in the Student Union to help drive positive change both on campus and in the greater Washington University community.
As Student Union’s new Vice President of Administration, senior Cary Cheng hopes to make sure that students run and vote in the upcoming SU election.
In anticipation of the fall 2016 Washington University-hosted presidential debate, student groups can now apply for funding from Student Union for politically related programming. A total of $75,000—which was earmarked for debate-related programming through SU’s budget allocation process last semester—will be available to both undergraduate and graduate student groups.
Student Life profiles Student Union President and junior Kenneth Sng.
In one of the most competitive Student Union elections in recent history, students of color won all five executive positions for the first time since 2008.
Students voted to elect junior Kenneth Sng as Student Union president, sophomore Sankalp Kapur as vice president of administration and junior Vikram Biswas as vice president of finance in Tuesday’s election that saw a total of 40.7 percent of students vote, just nearly missing spring 2012’s record of 41.1 percent.
A “joke” propaganda video and other posts smearing the Student Union presidential candidates have emerged across social media in the days leading up to Tuesday’s election.
After over 11 hours of debate, the Student Union budget for the 2016-2017 fiscal year passed Sunday with no money towards fall WILD, but a large increase in the budget for the spring 2017 WILD.
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