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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,…

Earth Week turns campus green
Campus Life, Environment, Featured, News, Student Government

Earth Week turns campus green

Though Earth Day ended Tuesday, Student Government’s (SG) Energy and Conservation Organization (ECO) extended the carbon-footprint-reducing celebration. Throughout the week, ECO collaborated with student organizations to prepare Earth Week, an environmental celebration and awareness effort that features a variety of sustainable initiatives and events. “Each day of the week has a different environmental theme ranging…

Pink prepares for positions
News, Student Government

Pink prepares for positions

Students wearing pink T-shirts huddled on the Rock Thursday afternoon, shedding tears of joy and relief. The “Unite the U” ticket sported the pink shirts. The candidates for executive office and supporters ran to each other and celebrated their victory. The newly elected administration will officially transition into office on April 3. “I am so…

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