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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

USG candidates face off in debate ahead of annual elections

Michaela Kilgallen April 27, 2015
The USG election debate hinged on the theme of experience versus originality among the PARTY Party, HOUSE Party and independent candidates on April 22 in the Student Union.
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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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Jack Littman, above, brought up his resolution to support procurement policy reformation towards verifiably conflict-free products. MANJU SHIVACHARAN / THE STATESMAN

USG gives floor to online learning and support to product reformation

Christopher Leelum April 6, 2015
MOOCs and the Democratic Republic of Congo were the highlights of the USG Senate meeting on Thursday, April 2.
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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 students wait to tie the knot

College students wait to tie the knot

Sarah Elsesser February 10, 2015
Today, the average adult is holding off on saying, “I do.” For some adults, it might be forever. Others are just waiting.
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USG Treasurer Kathryn Michaud, above, explains changes to the financial bylaws at the USG senate meeting on Feb. 5. MANJU SHIVACHARAN / THE STATESMAN

Campus briefing: Senate approves Financial Bylaw clarifications and amendments

Arielle Martinez February 9, 2015
The Undergraduate Student Government senate unanimously passed a new set of financial bylaws at its Thursday meeting by a vote of 18-0-2.
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Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) is a free and confidential service available to currently enrolled Stony Brook students taking at least six credit hours.(STATESMAN STOCK PHOTO)

Counselor at CPO forms new sexual violence awareness committee

Christopher Leelum November 6, 2014
The new Violence Intervention and Prevention Committee, a brainchild of Christine Szaraz and the Center for Prevention and Outreach, aims to gather disparate student efforts under one banner.
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Campus briefing: USG Senate votes to delay budget appointment decisions

Rebecca Anzel September 30, 2014
The Undergraduate Student Government senate tabled three decisions and sent one new legislative act back to the review committee at its meeting on Thursday, Sept. 25 due to time constraints.
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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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