Student Government

‘For U’ has stronger platform, experience
Opinion, Student Government

‘For U’ has stronger platform, experience

Voting for Student Government (SG) elections begins Monday. Two tickets are competing for the top positions of president, vice president and treasurer. Although both tickets offer diverse platforms, The Miami Hurricane endorses the “For U” ticket – the team is knowledgeable about campus and SG, represents a wide array of student organizations and interests, and…

SG President gives ‘State of the U’ update
News, Student Government

SG President gives ‘State of the U’ update

Gathered on the Rock by a crowd of students and administrators, Student Government (SG) President Alessandria San Roman presented her administration’s success this past year in the annual State of the U address. San Roman acknowledged how students were more involved this year, noting that over 500 students participated in Orientation Outreach. She also noted…

Senate Recap: Constitutional reviews, upcoming campus improvements
News, Senate Recap, Student Government

Senate Recap: Constitutional reviews, upcoming campus improvements

Student Government has undergone constitutional reviews to improve Senate and have several upcoming events so students can be more involved. The Academic Affairs (AA) committee is continuing the process of making it easier for veterans to transfer their credits to avoid making them retake classes they took while serving. There is the option of putting up an advising…

Campaigns present plans for campus improvement
News, Student Government

Campaigns present plans for campus improvement

Ticket: For U Goal: “For us, we knew that we wanted to run together because we had the same vision for this school, which is to help students find their passions and help create the best university possible.” – Brianna Hathaway Candidates Brianna Hathaway – President Year: Junior Major: Economics and political science Minor: Spanish,…

Vote for real change, not unfulfilled promises
Opinion, Student Government

Vote for real change, not unfulfilled promises

Monday marks the beginning of campaigning week for Student Government (SG) executive board elections – the week when SG appears relevant to students’ day-to-day lives. Throughout the week, supporters wear matching T-shirts, hand out colorful pamphlets and promote the candidates’ platforms. These platforms, which list large and small promises alike, make or break whether candidates…

Senate Recap: Plus 1 Scholars, metro passes, pine rocklands bill
News, Senate Recap, Student Government

Senate Recap: Plus 1 Scholars, metro passes, pine rocklands bill

Student Government (SG)’s Senate meeting Wednesday introduced long-term projects to help improve student’s lives. Here is a list of programs to keep an eye out for the upcoming months. Associate Vice President for Campus Planning and Development Janet Gavarrete spoke about a master plan that will change the way campus looks to best centralize facilities and make…

Senate Recap: More financial aid, vegetarian food, lighted gliders
News, Senate Recap, Student Government

Senate Recap: More financial aid, vegetarian food, lighted gliders

With the new semester under way, Student Government (SG) Senate is already passing bills and beginning discussions on how to make the most out of the University of Miami for students. Here is a list of five important points brought up at last Wednesday’s Senate meeting. Executive Director of Financial Aid Raymond Nault-Hix wants to spread awareness about…

SG fall voter turnout doubles from last year
News, Student Government

SG fall voter turnout doubles from last year

The number of votes cast in the Student Government (SG) fall 2014 election doubled from last year’s fall election, with more than 600 students coming out to vote, according to Symon Rowlands, the SG Election Commissions Chair. SG Senate election results were announced on Wednesday at the University Center (UC) Patio. Of the 24 available seats,…

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