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USG discusses mental illness awareness week, tampon dispensers

USG discusses mental illness awareness week, tampon dispensers

The University of Connecticut Undergraduate Student Government passed an initiative to foster a healthier environment in the Homer Babbidge Library and also amended their constitution in order to compensate two USG positions at their Senate meeting Wednesday night. 

What is and isn’t a big deal in recent USG decisions 

What is and isn’t a big deal in recent USG decisions 

The Undergraduate Student Government (USG) has been getting a lot of heat recently following the impeachment of their former comptroller. Due to many factors, both known and unknown, navigating the right path through this situation has been difficult to say the least.

Judiciary declares executive appointment of Interim-Comptroller ‘unconstitutional’

Judiciary declares executive appointment of Interim-Comptroller ‘unconstitutional’

The University of Connecticut Undergraduate Student Government (USG) Judiciary branch filed a document calling President Priyanka Thakkar’s recent appointment of Walter Dodson as interim-comptroller through executive order “unconstitutional,” according to USG records. 

USG must release more information regarding impeachment decision 

USG must release more information regarding impeachment decision 

This past week, the Undergraduate Student Government voted to impeach Comptroller Dylan Nenadal for a violation against the group’s bylaws. This decision came after a four-hour session in which four potential violations were brought forward against the former Comptroller. 

Editorial: A public service announcement for UConn’s incoming student leaders to serve the public

Editorial: A public service announcement for UConn’s incoming student leaders to serve the public

In a matter of days, a new set of students will assume leadership positions across UConn’s Tier III organizations. To incoming UCTV general manager Sam Huang, UConnPIRG chair Emily O’Hara, SUBOG president Addie Lotito, WHUS general manager Alexandra Urban, USG president Priyanka Thakkar and vice president Manny Chinyumba, Daily Campus editor-in-chief Anna Zarra Aldrich and Nutmeg Publishing editor-in-chief Madison Busick: Congratulations. No, really, this is a tremendous honor. In our April 26 special feature, each of you outlined your goals for your tenure atop your organization.

Opinion Editorial: Paid positions give undergraduates more power

Opinion Editorial: Paid positions give undergraduates more power

While undergraduates are vital to the University of Connecticut, it feels like we don’t matter at times. It can be frustrating to see so much disrespect given to the largest population on campus. This is why the Undergraduate Student Government adding paid positions next year is so important.

USG campaigns for more student trustees

USG campaigns for more student trustees

The Undergraduate Student Government (USG) at the University of Connecticut is working to increase the amount of student representatives on the Board of Trustees from two to four, while maintaining the recent increase of student representation on the Student Life and Financial Affairs committees.

Sean Kingston performance canceled, UCONNIC tickets to be refunded

Sean Kingston performance canceled, UCONNIC tickets to be refunded

Sean Kingston’s UCONNIC Music Festival performance has been cancelled after controversy surrounding a 2010 gang-rape allegation against the Jamaican-American singer/songwriter, according to Student Union Board of Governors president Adam Sherif and current outreach chair and incoming concert chair Jacob Stockman.