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USG Treasurer Kathryn Michaud, above, presented an explanation of the 2015-2016 budget to the senators. MANJU SHIVACHARAN / THE STATESMAN

Campus briefing: USG senate passes new version of $3.2 million budget to fund clubs and agencies

Arielle Martinez April 27, 2015
The Undergraduate Student Government senate passed a new $3.2 million budget for the 2015-2016 year at its Thursday meeting.
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Current USG President, Gary Lachar, above, said about $176,000 in unallocated funds would be added per year with the fee increase. MANJU SHIVACHARAN / THE STATESMAN

Campus briefing: Students to vote on Student Activity Fee raise

Christopher Leelum April 20, 2015
Along with potential candidates, students will have an important issue to vote in during this year’s USG elections—a possible increase of the Student Activity Fee.
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Evan Artza, a senior psychology major, smokes a cigarette outside of the Javits Lecture Center. Stony Brook forbids smoking within 25 feet of any on-campus building. MEGAN MILLER / THE STATESMAN

Campus briefing: USG discusses tobacco-free campus

Arielle Martinez March 30, 2015
The USG Senate discussion regarding tobacco came in the midst of a SUNY-wide effort to ban tobacco use, including smoking and chewing tobacco, on all SUNY campuses.
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College of Arts and Sciences Sen. Marissa Peterson advocated for a personalized solution based on each clubs situation. SAHER JAFRI / THE STATESMAN

Campus Briefing: Nine clubs lose budgets after USG Senate passes Appropriations Act

Christopher Leelum February 17, 2015
The Appropriations Act was the star of the show for the Feb. 12 USG senate meeting, passing by a vote of 18-1-0, but not before some misunderstandings and reconsideration.
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