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The Statesman Weekly Wrap-Up Ep. 27

Laurie Wang April 9, 2021
Editors cover USG election results and recent amendments to the constitution, USG's meet and greet with actress Keke Palmer, a review of Lana Del Rey's new album “Chemtrails over the Country Club” and the importance of college internships.
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The logo for Stony Brooks Undergraduate Student Government (USG). STATESMAN FILE

The student body has been cheated by USG

Thor Hawrey November 17, 2019
I'm a recent alumnus who values integrity above all. While I was a student, this core value led me to get involved in improving the Stony Brook community and it resulted in the SUNY Chancellor awarding me the Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence this past spring.
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A Undergraduate Student Government (USG) meeting on Aug. 29, 2019. SAMANTHA ROBINSON/STATESMAn FILE

USG finds discrepancies in constitution and code

Samantha Robinson August 31, 2019
Undergraduate Student Government (USG) president Shaheer Khan revealed that major discrepancies were found within the USG constitution and the USG code at a senate meeting on Thursday, Aug. 29.
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Acting Chief Justice Isaiah Momplaisir and Associate Justice Eric Wagner talking at the USG senate meeting on Thursday, April 25. They announced their decision to remove Chief Justice Aravinth Pushparaj from his position. SARA RUBERG/THE STATESMAN

USG judiciary unanimously votes to remove chief justice

Brianne Ledda April 28, 2019
The Undergraduate Student Government (USG) judiciary announced its decision to remove Chief Justice Aravinth Pushparaj from his position on Thursday, April 25.
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A USG meeting taking place on November 1, 2018. EMMA HARRIS/THE STATESMAN

A senator’s thoughts on USG and what we need to do better

Andrew Machkasov March 28, 2019
A 1-in-13 student voting rate is strong evidence that USG is failing to sufficiently reach the students we are elected to represent.
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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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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 sends back act to fund event staging

Ryan Wolf November 17, 2013
As the fall semester winds down, so does the Undergraduate Student Government’s agenda. On Thursday, Nov. 14, the Senate met to debate the semester’s remaining legislation.
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USG constitution amendments up for undergraduate vote

Will Welch May 5, 2013

Voting opened on Monday, April 29 for a series of 340 amendments to the Undergraduate Student Government constitution announced Sunday evening on the USG website. The amendments range from changes as...

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Students protest USG financial revisions

The Statesman April 9, 2012
More than 60 students, mostly from sports clubs on campus, gathered outside of the Undergraduate Student Government's Legislative Review Committee's meeting on March 28 to protest a proposed revision to the Financial Bylaws.
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