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Senate Recap: University continues discussion on sanctuary campus, Wynwood shuttles replace Ibis Ride
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Senate Recap: University continues discussion on sanctuary campus, Wynwood shuttles replace Ibis Ride

A sanctuary campus Senator Carmen Campbell of Student Government (SG) was inspired by universities across the nation declaring themselves as “sanctuary campuses” and hoped that the University of Miami could follow suit. The senator for United Black Students suggested during this week’s Senate meeting that a petition be used to gauge the student community’s opinion on establishing…

Senate Recap: constructive dialogue, Study Abroad options
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Senate Recap: constructive dialogue, Study Abroad options

Senate discusses freedom of expression on campus During an open forum, Speaker of the Senate Josh Zuchniarz raised the issue of controversial conversations and UM’s policy on sensitive subjects. The following discussion focused on safe spaces, trigger warnings and proper training for student leaders. Many of the senators’ responses were about mutual respect and focusing…

Bill appointing unique population seat for veteran students passes
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Bill appointing unique population seat for veteran students passes

The final meeting for Student Government Senate included the last bills of the semester and closing announcements from Speaker of the Senate Josh Zuchniarz. Zuchniarz announced that he and Henson Destine, the speaker pro tempore, hope to start raising awareness of Senate by preparing over the summer. The Senate passed a bill by unanimous consent…

Senate Recap: Speaker discusses religious Senate seats, positions ratified
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Senate Recap: Speaker discusses religious Senate seats, positions ratified

Discussion about Religious Organizations in Senate During his last day, Speaker of the Senate Jeff Sznapstajler brought up the discussion of religious seats in Senate, a conversation that started when both MSUM and Hillel presented bills for positions of their own in Student Government Senate. The consensus among the senators was that a round table…

Senate Recap: Speaker of Senate, Energy Conservation Organization welcomes new executives
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Senate Recap: Speaker of Senate, Energy Conservation Organization welcomes new executives

Josh Zuchniarz Elected Speaker of the Senate The next speaker of the Senate will be Josh Zuchniarz, one of the current senators for the College of Arts and Sciences. Three candidates for the position were given five minutes to speak and two minutes to answer questions at the meeting Wednesday before the Senate voted. The…

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