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USG discusses voting power for council chairs at first senate meeting of 2017

Lily Milwit, News Editor

January 25, 2017

Filed under News, USG

Legislation that would give council chairs voting power and the ability to author legislation was a key point of discussion in the first Undergraduate Student Government senate meeting of 2017 Tuesday.An open forum session...

Student leaders urge students to vote on ASB Referendum

Tess Riley, News Editor

December 8, 2016

Filed under News, Online Features, USG

If students vote yes, the Associated Student Body President position will be removed.

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USG legislation passes, aids in gender pronoun use on campus

Canela Lopez, News Editor

November 30, 2016

Filed under News, Online Features, USG

Tulane's Undergraduate Student Government took what some students are calling a small step toward progress by passing legislation endorsing the use of gender pronouns in all USG member email signatures, as well as supporting t...

Town Hall addresses sexual violence on campus

Tess Riley, News Editor [email protected]

November 16, 2016

Filed under News, USG

The Tulane community held an open town hall on Monday about strategies to help end sexual violence and gender-based discrimination on campus.Sponsored by the Undergraduate Student Government, this event was an opportunity for educati...

USG increases SAPHE funding after public campaign

Robert Marchini, Staff Reporter

April 20, 2016

Filed under News, USG

Tulane's Undergraduate Student Government amended its budget Tuesday, tripling the Sexual Aggression Peer Hotline and Education's budget after the push for a public petition on social media.SAPHE operates a 24/7 hotline during...

Proposed USG Bylaw may stop student organizations from endorsing candidates

Madeleine Swanstrom, Staff Reporter

March 2, 2016

Filed under News, USG

A proposed bylaw would fundamentally change the way Tulane's Undergraduate Student Government functions, according to those who oppose it. The new bylaw, entitled "Awards and Elections Committee Bylaw Proposal to Implement the Endorsement ...

Meet your student leaders: USG, TUCP presidents

Alexa Christianson, Contributing Writer

August 19, 2015

Filed under News, USG

Over the next two weeks The Hullabaloo will be publishing biographies on some notable student leaders on campus. This week we sat down with the president of the Undergraduate Student Government, Madeline Hicks, and the president ...

Tulane Honor Code undergoes revisions to better accommodate freshmen

Brandi Doyal, Print News Editor

April 15, 2015

Filed under News, USG

Undergraduate Student Government passed legislation to revise the Tulane Honor Code to create an easier transition period for freshmen at the University.The legislation was presented as a first reading, then later passed at the...

Madeline Hicks succeeds two-term USG President Morgan Wittenberg

Armando Marin, Online News Editor

March 25, 2015

Filed under News, USG

Undergraduate Student Government President Morgan Wittenberg passed her gavel to incoming president Madeline Hicks at the USG meeting Tuesday.Hicks said following Wittenberg will be a feat, but she looks forward to serving as her successor.“[...

Newly formed Progressive Voter Coalition endorses candidates for USG executive cabinet

Armando Marin, Online News Editor

March 16, 2015

Filed under News, Online Features, USG

The Progressive Voter Coalition has endorsed candidates for the Undergraduate Student Government executive cabinet elections. The PVC is a newly formed group of student organizations on campus who identify as having goals that...

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