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USG approval of controversial conservative group stirs debate

USG approval of controversial conservative group stirs debate

Lily Milwit, News Editor

April 20, 2017

"We have potentially the most contentious piece of … legislation coming to the floor tonight," Trace Hancock, outgoing vice president for student organizations, said in the 13th Undergraduate Student Government senate meeting on April 4. The legislation recommended granting Turning Point USA, a conser...

Q&A: Tyler Margaretten brings experience to USG executive board

Vice President for Finance Tyler Margaretten will be the only USG executive board member returning to the same position.

Lily Milwit, News Editor

April 20, 2017

Junior Tyler Margaretten will be the only Undergraduate Student Government executive board member returning to the same position when the 2017-18 senate begins its term next week. A finance and management double major, Margaretten plans to use his re-election to continue the work he has already done...

Q&A: Erin Blake prepares for role as USG executive vice president

Sophomore Erin Blake was recently elected as the USG Executive Vice President for the 2017-18 academic year.

Lily Milwit, News Editor

April 13, 2017

Sophomore Erin Blake, a biomedical engineering and computer science double major, was recently elected as the Undergraduate Student Government executive vice president for the 2017-18 academic year. As part of an ongoing USG Q&A series, The Hullabaloo sat down with Blake about her experiences on campus, her plan...

Q&A: USG president-elect sets campus agenda

Junior Sam Levin will serve as the USG president for the 2017-18 academic year. He said he will focus on increasing mental health resources and combating sexual violence at Tulane.

Lily Milwit, News Editor

April 6, 2017

Junior Sam Levin is a public health major, minoring in psychology and management, who was elected on March 19 as Undergraduate Student Government president for the 2017-18 academic year. He currently serves on USG as the executive vice president. He is now looking ahead to next year and planning changes...

Laura Anne Bartusiak determined VPSO after runoff election, appeal

Lily Milwit, News Editor

March 22, 2017

Rising junior Laura Anne Bartusiak will serve as the Undergraduate Student Government vice president for student organizations for the 2017-18 academic year. Bartusiak initially ran against three other candidates for the position, none of whom won enough votes to win. USG scheduled a runoff election...

USG executive board election results finalized, VPSO runoff election scheduled

Lily Milwit, News Editor

March 19, 2017

The Undergraduate Student Government executive board elections closed at 5 p.m. Friday. A total of 6746 undergraduate students were eligible to vote, according to the registrar and 2938 students voted for a 43.55 percent voter turnout rate. The vote determined five executive board positions for the...

TU and FROM seeks to increase access to off-campus health care

(From left to right) Eva Dils, Corley Miller and Sarah Levison pose with a sign advertising the TU and FROM campaign. The program aims to increase access to off-campus health care providers for students.

Lily Milwit, News Editor

March 16, 2017

This week, three students introduced the Tulane University Facilitating Rides to Off-campus Medicine, or the TU and FROM, campaign to help students access medical services off campus. The campaign began last summer when senior Sarah Levinson approached Corley Miller, senior and Undergraduate Student...

Progressive Voter Coalition questionnaire for USG executive board candidates

Submitted by the Progressive Voter Coalition

March 15, 2017

The Progressive Voter Coalition submitted this survey and the candidates' responses to The Hullabaloo. The Hullabaloo did not edit or alter any content.  This week, the Progressive Voter Coalition sent a 20-question survey to the candidates running for positions on the 2017-2018 Undergraduate Student ...

USG 12th session recap: five pieces of legislation pass

Lily Milwit, News Editor

March 15, 2017

Undergraduate Student Government senators introduced and voted on multiple pieces of significant legislation and discussed potential campus policy changes during its 12th senate session at 7 p.m. Tuesday in Kendall Cram Lecture Hall in the Lavin-Bernick Center for University Life. Office of Student...

USG executive board candidates begin campaigning, release platforms

Lily Milwit, News Editor

March 15, 2017

Executive board elections for Tulane Undergraduate Student Government will take place on Thursday and Friday. The USG executive board is made up of six positions including president, executive vice president, vice president for student life, vice president for finance, vice president for student organizations...

Q&A: USG President Autumn Gibbons discusses upcoming election season

Lily Milwit, News Editor

February 16, 2017

The Undergraduate Student Government executive board elections will take place from March 16-17 and senate elections will occur shortly after. The Hullabaloo spoke with USG President Autumn Gibbons, former assistant news editor for The Hullabaloo, about how students can get involved. What steps shoul...

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

Lily Milwit, News Editor

January 25, 2017

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 was opened in which Vice President for Student Organizations Trace Hancock...