Sophomore Mishka Narasimhan, who was disqualified from her SU Treasury position last fall due to late paperwork, has been sworn in after a Constitutional Council upheld her election.
According to the Women’s Panhellenic Association (WPA) and the Interfraternity Council (IFC), as of Jan. 24, 530 individuals have filled out this spring’s Greek Life interest form, nearly double the total of 300 new members who joined WPA and IFC organizations last spring.
“It is no longer reasonable for me to shoulder this burden,” Alkilani wrote in an email to student group officers Jan. 12.
This fall’s 34% voter turnout came after many years when turnout stayed below 25%.
Sophomore Mishka Narasimhan was disqualified from her seat in SU Treasury due to a late expenditure report.
A dispute over Greek Life and new measures to increase engagement drove turnout up to 34% in SU’s fall election
Students expressed frustrations with Student Union’s allocation of funding ahead of fall elections this week, though Wednesday’s resolution of a miscommunication alleviated some concerns regarding Treasury’s Nov. 9 decision to reallocate fall WILD funding for the spring.
Student Union’s student group funding process contains opportunity for bias and should be reformed.
The new budget was $145,000 higher than the amount initially allocated for the spring event.
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