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The logo for Stony Brooks Undergraduate Student Government (USG). STATESMAN FILE

Manjot Singh elected USG President

Alek Lewis April 10, 2021
Manjot Singh has been elected as the next Undergraduate Student Government (USG) president. The results of the election were announced on USG’s Instagram a few hours after polls closed on SBEngaged on April 4.
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Official poster for the Weekly Wrap Up. HANYA GAO/STATESMAN FILE

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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Undergraduate Student Government senate meeting on Sept. 5, 2019. The USG elections will end on Friday, Sept. 11.BERNARD SANCHEZ/STATESMAN FILE

Do your part – vote for USG elections this week

Anya Marquardt September 10, 2020
#OPINION It is up to us, the student body, to choose who we want to represent us. We should take advantage of this opportunity, as those in office will be the ones who push for more initiatives to help the student body.
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The Stony Brook Pipettes performing at Stony Brook Universitys Seawolves Showcase in October 2019. This year, performance groups and other clubs will not get the chance to meet physically. SARA RUBERG/STATESMAN FILE

COVID-19 causes remote meetings and budget cuts for student organizations

Maya Brown September 1, 2020
Clubs and organizations thrive on interaction, community and events, all of which are a vital part of campus life. However, they are now forced to adapt to a remote experience and limited funds in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. 
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The logo for Stony Brooks Undergraduate Student Government (USG). STATESMAN FILE

USG Elections: Initiatives from Executive Council candidates

Brianne Ledda March 31, 2019

President Shaheer Khan, SB United: Hire more CAPS staff who can speak with students in their native languages; increase USG transparency with meetings and social media posts; lower graduation...

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On Tuesday, March 26, USG candidates held a debate in the Student Activities Center. There are more than a half a dozen candidates are running. GARY GHAYRAT/THE STATESMAN

Undergraduate Student Government candidates debate ahead of election

Brianne Ledda and Gary Ghayrat March 31, 2019
More than half a dozen candidates running for Undergraduate Student Government positions presented their initiatives and platforms on Tuesday, March 26 in the Student Activities Center.
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Maxamillian Shaps, the Vice President of Communications and Public Relations for  Stony Brook Universitys Undergraduate Student Government, at a debate in spring 2016. ERIC SCHMID/STATESMAN FILE

Letter to the Editor: You deserve better student elections

Maximillian Shaps March 18, 2017
I implore all students who decide to fill out a ballot this month to respect their vote, and understand its power.
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USG Treasurer and VP of Student Life chosen in runoff election

USG Treasurer and VP of Student Life chosen in runoff election

Michaela Kilgallen April 30, 2016
Hikari Oshiro and Jaliel Amador were elected to the positions of Treasurer and Vice President of Student Life in the runoff election this past week.
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Treasurer Taylor Bourad, above, reads through the budget to the senate before they unanimously vote it.  KRYSTEN MASSA/THE STATESMAN

Campus Briefing: Senate passes 2016-2017 budget proposal

Michael Kohut April 16, 2016
The Undergraduate Student Government Senate passed its budget proposal for the 2016-2017 academic year at Thursday’s senate meeting.
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Justine Josue, former USG Vice President of Communications resigned. STATESMAN FILE

USG elections postponed one week

Michaela Kilgallen April 11, 2016
Undergraduate Student Government elections have been postponed until April 18, according to a statement from USG Vice President of Communications Brody Hooper.
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Fake USG elections party brings satire to campus politics

Fake USG elections party brings satire to campus politics

Aleeza Kazmi April 8, 2016
Behind the humorous Facebook posts of Stony Brook United Airlines Party lies a political message.
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Justine Josue, former USG Vice President of Communications resigned. STATESMAN FILE

USG campaigning suspended for Elections Board vetting

Rachel Siford and Arielle Martinez March 25, 2016
Concerns about the Elections Board were brought up at the most recent USG meeting, where it was revealed Elections Board members were never actually confirmed by the Senate.
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