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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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The logo for Stony Brooks Undergraduate Student Government (USG). STATESMAN FILE

The student body has been cheated by USG

Thor Hawrey November 18, 2019
I'm a recent alumnus who values integrity above all. While I was a student, this core value led me to get involved in improving the Stony Brook community and it resulted in the SUNY Chancellor awarding me the Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence this past spring.
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A judges gavel on a book. PUBLIC DOMAIN

USG proposes to eliminate judicial branch in constitutional referendum

Maya Brown and Sherin Samuel November 13, 2019
Stony Brook University's USG is proposing to get rid of its judicial branch in a constitutional referendum.
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The logo for Stony Brooks Undergraduate Student Government (USG). STATESMAN FILE

USG senator files case to overturn chief justice confirmation

Brianne Ledda April 7, 2019
Pushparaj was confirmed over a year after he initially took office and the vote was added to the agenda less than 24 hours before the meeting.
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The logo for Stony Brooks Undergraduate Student Government (USG). STATESMAN FILE

USG chief justice spent over a year in office without Senate confirmation

Brianne Ledda February 17, 2019
The chief justice of the Undergraduate Student Government (USG) spent over a year in office without being confirmed, violating a constitutional requirement that judiciary members be confirmed during the academic year they are appointed.
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