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Hackett believes students should not vote for a candidate if they believe the candidates are not fit to fulfill the duties of the position.

Student starts “Vote No Confidence in SBU USG”

Rachel Siford April 27, 2015
SBU student Will Hackett started a “Vote No Confidence in SBU USG” Facebook event to encourage students to vote no confidence in the upcoming USG election.
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Letter to the Editor: The Statesman failed to cover LGBTQ services

Letter to the Editor April 21, 2015
The 40th Anniversary Celebration was a huge moment in history for the LGBTQ* community at Stony Brook University and one The Statesman should have prioritized.
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Spread the boobment

Spread the boobment

Francesca Campione March 26, 2015
"Melons." "Fun bags." "Jugs." "Milkshakes." A wide variety of students, brought together by an important topic, shouted out stereotypical nicknames for breasts.
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USG Executive Council: promises made and promises kept

The Statesman April 8, 2014
Last year, the Undergraduate Student Government executive council candidates pledged to make several changes to improve campus life. The Statesman reexamined those platforms to see if those candidates upheld their promises.
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Boobs & Bras celebrates women

Arielle Martinez April 1, 2014
Stony Brook University staff members and student leaders addressed the importance of positive body image, female empowerment and breast health at an event called “Boobs & Bras” Saturday evening at the Student Activities Center.
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Editorial: USG should follow through with their promises on transportation

The Editorial Board February 4, 2014
The Undergraduate Student Government announced over break that the Friday night bus route it had pursued adding since the beginning of semester would add an additional $4 to the transportation fee, which is charged to undergraduate students every semester.
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The presidency of Anna Lubitz

Sarah Elsesser November 19, 2013
Anna Lubitz is well known on campus. She is President of the Pre-Veterinary Society. She ran for Homecoming queen last year. She was a member of The Spirit of Stony Brook Marching band and sang the National Anthem at sporting events. Her mother works in President Stanley’s office.
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Campus briefing: USG sends back act to fund event staging

Ryan Wolf November 17, 2013
As the fall semester winds down, so does the Undergraduate Student Government’s agenda. On Thursday, Nov. 14, the Senate met to debate the semester’s remaining legislation.
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Campus briefing: gridlock in USG senate halts transportation initiative

Campus briefing: gridlock in USG senate halts transportation initiative

Will Welch October 19, 2013
The Undergraduate Student Government Senate rejected a resolution supporting a new Friday bus route on Oct. 10 after senators repeatedly attempted to adjust its phrasing. USG President Adil Hussain proposed the resolution, which would support an initiative USG has pursued since the summer. Though senators generally supported it, they disagreed on wording.
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The After Party sweeps all but one category in the USG spring elections. (PHOTO CREDIT: FACEBOOK)

USG elections: The After Party wins but few students at polls

Kristin Behr April 16, 2013

The After Party dominated the polls this past week in Stony Brook University’s Undergraduate Student Government Elections, claiming every position from president to senators. Adil Hussain, a junior...

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VP candidate Ryan Heslin addresses changes that should be made to the way USG senate meetings are held. (YOON SEO NAM/ THE STATESMAN)

Getting to know USG candidates

Matt Sacco April 8, 2013

At a debate held on Tuesday in the Student Activities Center, executive candidates for the next academic year’s Undergraduate Student Government expressed viewpoints largely party-driven, but ones...

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