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Post Malone performing at Back to the Brook in Sept. 2017. The Undergraduate Student Government says they cancelled Back to the Brook Vol. I this year because of low ticket sales. SASCHA ROSIN/STATESMAN FILE

Inside USG: Why Back to the Brook really failed

Justin Ullman October 30, 2018
On Oct. 18, Stony Brook University’s Undergraduate Student Government (USG) posted a letter on their Facebook page claiming that the Back to the Brook Vol. 1 Concert was canceled due to insufficient “promotion of the event.”
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COURTESY OF STONY BROOK UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT GOVERNMENT

Student Activities Board discusses Brookfest

Jill Ryan February 4, 2016
The Student Activities Board of USG, bombarded by issues, held its weekly meeting on Wednesday, discussing low sales, date changes and cancellations.
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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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Campus briefing: USG budget deadline extended to April 24

Campus briefing: USG budget deadline extended to April 24

Arielle Martinez April 15, 2015
At an emergency meeting on Wednesday, April 15, the Undergraduate Student Government senate extended the deadline to pass the 2015-2016 budget to April 24.
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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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There is more than enough unallocated funds to give to all of the clubs that were at the senate meeting on Thursday, and then some. I think USG needs to realize that we are not a business.  PHOTO CREDIT: STONYBROOKUSG.ORG

Letter to the Editor: Student Activity Fee needs to benefit students

The Statesman April 13, 2015
"I was very outspoken at this meeting about my issues with this budget and it is my opinion that it is the absolute worst budget to be approved by the Senate in recent years."
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PHOTO CREDIT: MARK GUIM

USG announces two more artists that will perform at Brookfest

Krysten Massa April 10, 2015
The Undergraduate Student Government has now announced the second act that will be performing at the Brookfest 2015: B.o.B.
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USG senate disbands ASAB, officially recognizes new clubs

Arielle Martinez October 20, 2014
The USG senate passed new bylaws for the senate and the Student Activities Board, effectively dissolving the Agency of the Student Activities Board and the Office of Law Revision, on Thursday evening.
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Campus Briefing: revised summer budget passes after initial hiccups

Kelly Zegers June 12, 2014
The Undergraduate Student Government failed to pass a revised summer budget when it held an emergency senate meeting on Friday evening, June 6.
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Campus Briefing: USG cracks down on professors and course syllabi

Arielle Martinez May 15, 2014
The Undergraduate Student Government (USG) senate unanimously voted to pass a resolution stating that the senate will pressure Stony Brook University faculty and staff to conform to university policies regarding course syllabi and textbook requisitions at its final meeting of the semester Thursday evening.
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Campus briefing: spring concert artist still unknown

Peter Chen February 18, 2014
This semester, the Student Activities Board aims to follow the success of last spring’s concert—which featured rapper Ludacris and band Grouplove—with a bigger and better experience.
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Campus briefing: University events at focus of debate in USG senate

Ryan Wolf November 24, 2013
A focus on revising USG event policies and procedures was at the center of the latest Undergraduate Student Government senate meeting. USG focused on amending their legislation on event-related policy changes, including a new Appropriations act and a new Credential policy.
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