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USG recognizes 2021-2022 historian and secretary

Tanvi Bobba, Contributing Reporter September 29, 2021

On Sept. 28, Tulane University’s Undergraduate Student Government (USG) met for the third session of the 24th Senate. This meeting focused on a quick review for senators on writing and voting on initiatives...

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USG continues reckoning with anti-Blackness at 13th senate

Haley Soares, Senior Staff Reporter April 9, 2021

This Tuesday, April 6, Undergraduate Student Government held the 13th session of the 23rd Senate. This senate meeting was centered around conversations of radical, revolutionary change within the organization...

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New USG executive board shares future plans

Sophie Brams, Staff Reporter March 28, 2021

The Undergraduate Student Government Executive Board for the 2021-22 school year has been elected and is the first all-female board in Tulane student government history.    Jamie Roa decided...

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USG executives resign, call out anti-Blackness in organization

Apoorva Verghese, Intersections Editor March 25, 2021

During the Undergraduate Student Government’s 12th Senate session, held this past Tuesday, several members of the organization recounted their negative experiences during their time in office, sparking...


Students elect first all-female USG executive board

Domenic Mesa, News Editor March 21, 2021

The Undergraduate Student Government Executive Board election concluded Friday, March 19, after a runoff vote between the two front-runners for president, Mia Harris and Jamie Roa. The preliminary vote...


USG debate highlights diversity, City Diner, more

Mike Weilandt, Staff Reporter March 17, 2021

The latest executive board debate for Undergraduate Student Government took place last night, March 16, and an “unprecedented number” of candidates from all years and backgrounds laid out their platforms...

Civic Engagement Committee holds Zoom forum

Civic Engagement Committee holds Zoom forum

Emily Rubino , Contributing Writer September 22, 2020

Tulane University’s Civic Engagement Committee held a Zoom forum in which four panelists spoke about civic engagement in New Orleans. The meeting was led by Committee Director Olivia Mullaney and Assistant...


Fo Garcia wins USG election by margin of 26 votes; other candidates drop out to avoid runoff

Josh Axelrod, Senior Staff Reporter March 13, 2020

By a slim margin of 26 votes, Fo Garcia has been elected president of the 2020-2021 Undergraduate Student Government. Though candidates typically need to capture 50 percent of the vote, the other two candidates,...


Howard-Tilton Memorial Library to expand operating hours

Colin Threlkeld, Senior Staff Reporter August 22, 2019

AddiWhen classes begin on Monday, Aug. 26, over-eager students will no longer be held back by Howard-Tilton Memorial Library's oppressive 3:45 a.m. closing time. In an email to students Thursday morning,...

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TEMS partners with USG to expand resources, rebrand after shutdown

Josh Axelrod, Staff Reporter April 24, 2019

Working 12-hour shifts, training rigorously for a semester and clocking 90 hours of service a month is no average job description. For Tulane Emergency Medical Services, which has been rebuilding and...

USG Elections: Things TU Know

USG Elections: Things TU Know

Sophie Abrams, Staff Writer March 20, 2019

Between the chalk endorsements taking over McAlister Drive and the countless Facebook event invites, it is clear that election season has come. Starting with the Executive Board election, which kicks off...

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USG vice president of finance candidate forum: John Alexander

March 18, 2019

Editor’s Note: The following questions were posed by the PVC, a group of progressive student organization leaders that hold a forum and endorse USG Executive Board candidates. The organization was formerly...

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