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Students walking outside of Stony Brook Universitys Student Activities Center (SAC).SARA RUBERG/ STATESMAN FILE

USG will partially refund student activity fee

Sherin Samuel May 1, 2020
USG Treasurer, Adrian Ortega, said during a USG senate meeting on April 2 that the Executive Council (EC) collectively voted on a range of $25 to $30 for the refund. 
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Students walking outside of Stony Brook Universitys Student Activities Center (SAC).SARA RUBERG/ STATESMAN FILE

Campus clubs feel the impact from COVID-19

Chris Cumella March 14, 2020
Student Engagement & Activities sent an email to student executive boards on March 11 confirming that extracurriculars will be suspended through the rest of the month.
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Posters for broadway shows. BROADWAY TOURS/FLICKR VIA CC BY SA 2.0

USG offering discounted Broadway trips for students during spring semester

Lajiere Blake February 2, 2020
During winter break the Undergraduate Student Government (USG) announced a flurry of surprises for returning Stony Brook students, including discounted trips to see hit Broadway plays. With a fee of $50 students get to see shows like the critically acclaimed “Lion King” during the Spring semester.
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USG President Shaheer Khan speaks at the town hall on Wednesday, Nov. 13 in Frey. SARA RUBERG/THE STATESMAN

Highlights from USG Town Hall

The Statesman livestreamed the event, which is currently posted on Facebook. Highlights from the conversation, edited for readability and clarity, are included below. A full transcript of the event is available here.
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In 2017, Wolfieland attracted 6,000 students on Saturday, September 8.
 GARY GHAYRAT/STATESMAN FILE

And yet, another price increase for Wolfieland

Isabelle Panza September 1, 2019
Undergraduate Student Government (USG) started charging students five dollars for advanced Wolfieland tickets, a two-dollar increase from 2018. This will be Wolfieland’s fourth year at Stony Brook; but just two years ago, Wolfieland was entirely free for students
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A USG meeting taking place on November 1, 2018. EMMA HARRIS/THE STATESMAN

USG’s finalized budget shows increase in legal fees

Maya Brown June 17, 2019
Stony Brook University’s Undergraduate Student Government (USG) approved its finalized budget for the 2019-20 school year at the end of May, which includes a $15,000 increase in legal fees.
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The logo for Stony Brooks Undergraduate Student Government (USG). STATESMAN FILE

Students elect 2019/2020 USG representatives

The Statesman April 7, 2019
Shaheer Khan — who won 55 percent of the vote with 959 votes in total — will become USG’s next president.
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The logo for Stony Brooks Undergraduate Student Government (USG). STATESMAN FILE

USG Elections: Initiatives from Executive Council candidates

Brianne Ledda March 31, 2019

President Shaheer Khan, SB United: Hire more CAPS staff who can speak with students in their native languages; increase USG transparency with meetings and social media posts; lower graduation...

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Wolfieland comes back to Stony Brook for a third time

Luis Ruiz Dominguez September 16, 2018
Instead of cars, the Student Activities Center parking lot was filled with festival rides on Saturday, Sept. 15 for the Undergraduate Student Government’s (USG) third annual Wolfieland Carnival.
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USG Senate fills final appointments for the term

Mike Adams September 11, 2018
Stony Brook University’s Undergraduate Student Government Senate voted unanimously to appoint sophomore social work major Victoria Correa as the commuter student representative for the Faculty Student Association’s Board of Directors in the Senate’s second meeting of the semester on Thursday, Sept. 6.
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Adian Ortega, USG Treasurer elect.PHOTO COURTESY OF IAN OUYOUNG

USG unveils club funding for 2018-19

Mike Adams April 12, 2018
Stony Brook University’s Undergraduate Student Government (USG) unveiled its $1.3 million budget for clubs and organizations for the 2018-19 academic year.
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