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House of SHADE constitution sees approval

House of SHADE constitution sees approval

Bernard Sanchez September 8, 2019
The Undergraduate Student Government (USG) Senate unanimously approved the constitution of the House of SHADE, an informational and education outreach organization for black and queer students at the university, at a senate meeting on Thursday night.
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USG Senate fills final appointments for the term

Mike Adams September 11, 2018
Stony Brook University’s Undergraduate Student Government Senate voted unanimously to appoint sophomore social work major Victoria Correa as the commuter student representative for the Faculty Student Association’s Board of Directors in the Senate’s second meeting of the semester on Thursday, Sept. 6.
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Campus Briefing: Senate confirms Elections Board members

Campus Briefing: Senate confirms Elections Board members

Arielle Martinez April 3, 2016
The USG Senate confirmed members of the Elections Board on Thursday after the discovery that board members had not been vetted or confirmed for the past three years.
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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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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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Campus briefing: justice confirmed, film club acknowledged

Arielle Martinez November 24, 2014
The Undergraduate Student Government senate unanimously confirmed freshman political science major Andrei Moraru as an associate justice of the USG judiciary in its half-hour meeting on Thursday.
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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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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 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: USG judiciary rules on lawsuit

Arielle Martinez May 6, 2014
The Undergraduate Student Government senate was briefed in its meeting Thursday evening on a judiciary case in which two executive council members sued USG.
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Campus briefing: USG condemns university’s broad-based fees advertising

Arielle Martinez April 8, 2014
The Undergraduate Student Government Senate unanimously passed a resolution Thursday evening in which it condemns the university’s lack of advertising of the proposed broad-based fee increases that will take effect in the 2014-2015 school year. The resolution, which was proposed by Vice President of Communications & Public Relations Mario Ferone, is a reaction to the open forum discussion on broad-based fees that was hosted by the university on the afternoon of April 2 in the Student Activities Center (SAC) Auditorium.
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Campus briefing: SBU American Sign Language Club gains USG recognition

Arielle Martinez April 1, 2014
In the first meeting after the spring break, the Undergraduate Student Government Senate officially recognized the American Sign Language Club in a last-minute agenda item after Vice President of Clubs & Organization Kerri Mahoney forgot to propose the motion for a Senate vote before the open agenda period of the meeting.
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