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Voting for USG representatives is live amid coronavirus pandemic

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Amy Nankin, News Editor

April 2, 2020

Tulane University’s Undergraduate Student Government welcomed in its new executive board March 13, and voting for USG representatives opened this morning and will end tomorrow.  Students can cast their votes for president, vice president, treasurer, secretary and up to 10 senators vying for a position to represen...

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

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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, Presley Klinger and Deja Wells, agreed to drop out of the race to avoid a runoff. The...

Things TU Know: USG Elections

Things TU Know: USG Elections

Josh Axelrod, News Editor

March 24, 2018

We know how hard it can be to follow the news, especially when groups use a lot of jargon that require inside understanding. In an effort to increase accessibility to our coverage, The Hullabaloo is introducing its newest column, Things TU Know, to help keep students informed. The Undergraduate Studen...

Q&A: USG President-elect Erin Blake pushes for sexual violence prevention, student engagement

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Peter Kintner, Staff Reporter

March 21, 2018

Junior Erin Blake, a biomedical engineering and computer science major, was recently elected Undergraduate Student Government president for the 2018-19 academic year. She currently serves on USG as the executive vice president. The Hullabaloo spoke with Blake about her experiences in student government and...

USG Senate votes to veto Judicial Council’s decision to uphold AEC disbanding of PVC

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Sanjali De Silva, News Editor

March 21, 2018

Last night, the Undergraduate Student Government Senate voted to veto the USG Judicial Council’s decision to uphold the decision of the Awards and Elections Committee to disband the Progressive Voter Coalition. The council brought its recommendation to Senate, which needed a two-thirds majority vote to be overturn...

Breaking News: Judicial Council rules to uphold AEC decision on PVC

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Josh Axelrod, News Editor

March 14, 2018

The Undergraduate Student Government Judicial Council reviewed an appeal from the Progressive Voter Coalition against the Awards & Elections Committee. In a unanimous 5-0 decision, the council upheld AEC's decision to disband PVC. The council will write a full recommendation, with their decision...

Breaking News: AEC sanctions, disbands Progressive Voter Coalition

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Sanjali De Silva and Josh Axelrod

March 9, 2018

Just 56 minutes before its forum began, the Progressive Voter Coalition was disbanded by the Awards and Elections Committee. AEC is an Undergraduate Student Government committee that regulates and certifies USG elections. The PVC is a group of progressive student organization leaders who hold a foru...