Senior Class Council

Student Union cuts more than $500K, unanimously passes budget

Student Union unanimously approved its general budget for the 2019-2020 school year, cutting $555,734.69 in general budget requests, Tuesday night.

Julia Arbanas | Staff Reporter

Maya Mashkovich talks human-centered design

Maya Mashkovich is the next senior to display her artwork in the DUC. Here are Maya’s thoughts on what inspires her artwork.

| Staff Writer

Spring SU elections see reduced turnout, easy wins for Exec without slates

Despite having fewer voters in this semester’s elections than participated in the fall, Student Union filled a number of seats across the student governing body on Tuesday. At 31.5 percent, or 2,117 voters, the spring turnout fell from last semester’s 35.4 percent, which marked the highest-ever total for a fall SU election.

| Editor-in-Chief

New SU Executive Board eyes stronger bonds, better engagement with students: Eliminating slates, improving SU website part of Elevate!’s agenda

The newly elected board of Student Union executive officers is a group of SU insiders hoping to cut bureaucracy where numerous exec slates before them have failed. Junior Emma Tyler, former president of Social Programming Board, was elected president and will succeed current president Matt Re on Thursday, April 3.

and | Staff Reporters

Narrow margins mark spring SU election results

In only contested executive race, slates for senior council pledge student input

Two slates are vying for Senior Class Council in the only contested executive race for the 2011-2012 academic year. The slates, Mission Accomplished and Pup N’ Suds, pledged at a debate Thursday night in Tisch Commons to base their programming off student input. They also expressed some openness to the idea of changing the location of next year’s senior class trip.

| Senior News Editor

Senior class to stay downtown

Members of the Senior Class Council confirmed Tuesday afternoon that they were able to book new rooms in two hotels in downtown Chicago to accommodate the 128 students displaced by an unexpected cancellation from the Fairmont Millenium Hotel.

| Senior News Editor

Class of 2010 sets Guinness world record

On Sunday afternoon, 710 members of the Class of 2010 gathered in the Field House of the Athletic Complex, just like they will at Thursday and Friday’s graduation ceremonies. But instead of receiving diplomas, they received massages—and a place in the Guinness Book of World Records. The senior class will now hold the Guinness record […]

| Editor in Chief

Students reach agreement with Original Mothers bar

Senior Class President Fernando Cutz, along with the six black students who allege they were racially discriminated against by the Original Mothers bar in Chicago, said on Wednesday that they will not be pressing charges against Mothers, as part of a legal agreement between the two sides.

| Staff Reporter

Mothers settlement should be a model for rectifying racism

In America today, it is easy to forget that there are some things that lawsuits cannot settle, things that legislation cannot change.
It makes sense to sue those who embezzle money for financial damages; similarly, it makes sense to put dangerous criminals behind bars. The former ensures that wealth is redistributed appropriately; the latter makes certain that the accused do not commit similar acts of violence again. In these cases, the punishment is appropriate and contributes to a just, secure society.

| Senior Forum Editor

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