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USG VP of Academic Affairs resigns

USG VP of Academic Affairs resigns

Michaela Kilgallen and Rebecca Liebson April 27, 2017
Undergraduate Student Government Vice President of Academic Affairs John Mele has resigned from the position, Mele confirmed via email.
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East Side Dining, above, opened in the fall 2016 semester. ERIC SCHMID/STATESMAN FILE

Lettuce taco ’bout campus dining improvements

Matthew Yan April 24, 2017
Sodexo scrambled to regain student trust with a number of additions and improvements to dine-in options around campus. We should at least acknowledge some of these improvements.
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Campus Dining / Megan Miller / Campus Dining

Students criticize new meal swipe system

Matthew Yan September 3, 2016
Over the summer, many changes to the meal plans and dining options occurred in hopes of improving the dining experience, but some students aren't so happy about them.
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USG election results released

USG election results released

Michaela Kilgallen April 24, 2016
After a problematic campaign period, students were finally able to vote for their candidates of choice last week.
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Fake USG elections party brings satire to campus politics

Fake USG elections party brings satire to campus politics

Aleeza Kazmi April 8, 2016
Behind the humorous Facebook posts of Stony Brook United Airlines Party lies a political message.
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The main two parties this year running for USG are the Party party and the House Party. Voting will end on May 1. PHOTO CREDIT: STONY BROOK USG

On the campaign trail: Meet the 2015 USG candidates

Christopher Leelum April 19, 2015
Friday, April 17 marked the beginning of campaigning, and starting on April 27, the SOLAR system will open up for voting. Elections officially end on May 1.
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Campus briefing: SAB to get $40K raise in USG 2015-2016 budget proposal

Christopher Leelum April 14, 2015
The 2015-2016 Undergraduate Student Government budget of nearly $3.2 million passed on Thursday, April 9 and increased the budget for the Student Activities Board to $650,000.
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According to Vice President of Communications and Public Relations Danny Chung, USG is hoping to reschedule the Streetlight Manifesto concert to either the month of February or March. We avoided April since it would be too close to Brookfest, Chung said in a text message.

Streetlight Manifesto cancelled, USG works to shape up

The Statesman February 1, 2015
In light of the Streetlight Manifesto concert contract mishap, USG is reevaluating how they bring big events to campus and even more so how they operate as whole.
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Campus Briefing: USG addresses student complaints

Campus Briefing: USG addresses student complaints

Arielle Martinez September 12, 2014
The Undergraduate Student Government senate discussed the results of a student complaint survey and possible solutions at its meeting on Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014.
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