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USG surprises clubs with newly announced budget cap

Niki Nassiri February 22, 2022
Four clubs would see a cut of over $10,000 under the Undergraduate Student Government’s (USG) new Line Budget cap that places a limit of up to $40,000.
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Should our fees be stuffing the pockets of USG members?

Emily Selleck September 16, 2018
But the one thing I didn’t expect was more academically-focused than red cups and frat parties: students in the Stony Brook Undergraduate Student Government (USG) get paid.
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COURTESY OF STONY BROOK UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT GOVERNMENT

USG denounces lack of cooperation from university administration

Aleeza Kazmi March 12, 2018
Stony Brook’s Undergraduate Student Government passed a resolution during their senate meeting on Monday March 1, outlining their discontent with the lack of transparency and collaboration between the campus administration and USG.
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Campus briefing: USG addresses two student concerns and introduces slew of new initiatives

Ryan Wolf November 2, 2013
Decked out in their Halloween costumes, members of the Undergraduate Student Government held their weekly senate meeting on Thursday to report on the month’s accomplishments and future plans.
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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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Deborah Machalow

Deborah Machalow

The Editorial Board April 11, 2011
Before you vote, get to know... Deborah Machalow
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Thomas Kirnbauer

Thomas Kirnbauer

The Editorial Board April 11, 2011
Before you vote, get to know... Thomas Kirnbauer
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Why Dont We Just Use BobbleHead Dolls?

Why Don’t We Just Use BobbleHead Dolls?

Arielle Dollinger March 29, 2011

“I’d basically be a figurehead,” thinks the average carefree, semi-popular college student running for USG office. After all, the all-important position would provide for yet another addendum to...

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Fire In My Belly: Cry Baby, Cry

Fire In My Belly: Cry Baby, Cry

Alexander Dimitriyadi March 29, 2011
This past Friday the USG Supreme Court ruled on the SBU-TV Case, in favor of the USG. The ruling wasn’t a surprise to anyone who read the briefs; the SBU-TV’s argument was reasoned on logic that would make a first grader eligible to be a college professor.
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SBU-TV vs. USG

SBU-TV vs. USG

Frank Posillico March 21, 2011
On Friday March 18, SBU-TV argued why they should remain a club and not be taken over by USG. What follows is the court case in it's entirety. As of this posting no decision has been made in the case. Judge for yourselves who won.
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ARCHIVES: Bad News Is Not Medias Fault (1992)

ARCHIVES: Bad News Is Not Media’s Fault (1992)

October 5, 1992
George Bush, Bill Clinton and Ross Perot may stand on different steps on the ideological staircase, but on one philosophy they all agree: When in doubt, blame the press. 
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