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Senate Recap: More financial aid, vegetarian food, lighted gliders
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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
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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
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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
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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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Two teams announced for SG elections

Two teams are running for Student Government elections this semester. This year, the tickets are titled “Amplify U” and “Unite the U.” Juniors Seth Furman, Skip McClinton and Jaldhi Patel will run for the positions of president, vice president and treasurer, respectively, and comprise the “Amplify U” ticket. For “Unite the U,” junior Alessandria San…

Organizations meet to discuss campus life, future collaborations
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Organizations meet to discuss campus life, future collaborations

Student Government (SG) hosted the first “Eat-and-Greet” Wednesday night in Eaton Residential College. The event provided an opportunity for students and organizations to get acquainted over dinner with SG and talk about ways to improve campus life. The Eat-and-Greet is part of the larger SG initiative called “Student Government Comes to You” event that intends…

Student Government election results
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Student Government election results

Student Government Senate election results were announced Thursday at the Rock. Twenty-three students were elected, and one seat was not filled. A runoff election will be held for the Stanford Residential College seat that will begin Monday and end Wednesday with results announced Wednesday afternoon. In addition to electing senators, students were also able to…

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