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SBU President Samuel L. Stanley Jr., above, is a supporter of the limits on tuition increases by SUNY 2020. STATESMAN STOCK PHOTO

SUNY 2020’s rational tuition expiration causing concern at Stony Brook

Rebecca Anzel March 9, 2015
Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s SUNY 2020 legislation is set to expire at the next academic year’s end, and with it goes a built-in program for predictable tuition costs.
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Campus briefing: Men’s Club Lacrosse budget fails

Hanaa’ Tameez March 1, 2015
A motion to move the men’s club lacrosse team to line budget status failed by a vote of 11-8-0 during the Undergraduate Student Government senate meeting on Thursday, Feb. 26.
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VP of Academic Affairs Steven Adelson, right, urged support for renewed legislation for future Seawolves                  SIMON SHARP / THE STATESMAN

Campus briefing: senate passes resolution to support renewal of SUNY 2020 legislation

Arielle Martinez February 23, 2015
The USG Senate approved a resolution to support a renewed plan for predictable tuition costs for State University of New York schools at its meeting on Thursday, Feb. 19.
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I work over 60 hours every single week and could use some help because I still cant get everything done in that amount of time even with two other people working twenty hours every week, Michaud said. (MANJU SHIVACHARAN / THE STATESMAN)

Campus briefing: USG assistant hours adjusted

Arielle Martinez November 18, 2014
The Undergraduate Student Government senate unanimously approved new bylaws for the USG executive council, which capped the number of hours per week that executive council assistants can work.
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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: USG senate condemns SUNY student assistant policy

Arielle Martinez October 14, 2014
The Undergraduate Student Government (USG) senate passed a resolution condemning State University of New York (SUNY) student assistant employment restrictions at its meeting Thursday evening.
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Vice President of Clubs and Organizations Kimberly Pacia specified the deadline for club funding applications. (MANJU SHIVACHARAN / THE STATESMAN)

Campus Briefing: USG passes eight club budgets and two revisions before deadline

Arielle Martinez October 7, 2014
Undergraduate Student Government senate approved Special Services Council budgets for eight on-campus organizations and budget revisions for two other organizations at its meeting Thursday evening.
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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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Campus Briefing: USG to control appointments to non-USG committees

Arielle Martinez September 4, 2014
The Undergraduate Student Government senate passed a last minute addition to the agenda Thursday evening: an act that creates a procedure for appointing undergraduates to committees outside of USG.
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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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