Vice President Nate Lambert ’20 announced that Senate members can now propose and join task forces freely. Previously, members were assigned to a task force.
The Undergraduate Student Government discussed the construction of student package lockers in Frist Campus Center, the “Banning the Box” Town Hall, and a potential “Day of Action” during its weekly meeting on April 29.
The Undergraduate Student Government discussed the Board Plan Review Committee, USG office renovations, and USG Senate engagement during its weekly meeting on April 22. On the proposed board plan changes, Assistant Vice President of Campus Dining Smitha Haneef said, “We are hearing loud and clear that what’s on the draft does not fit what the majority preference would be.”
The Undergraduate Student Government discussed Post-Thesis Life pictures, “Yard Parties” funding, and student co-sponsorship of Garden Theater movies during its weekly meeting on Apr. 8.
As the first month of the administration of Undergraduate Student Government President Rachel Yee ’19 draws to a close, the USG discussed the Ivy League Mental Health Conference, budget proposals and committee appointments, and elections resolutions during its weekly meeting.
In the wake of the fall Honor Code reform, USG members proposed a new schedule for class government elections and USG referenda. Four new members of the USG Honor Committee were also introduced.
Following their weekend transition retreat, the Undergraduate Student Government discussed official endorsement of the We Call BS: Princeton Rally for Gun Reform, possible revision of the first-year advising system and Princeton Preview, and review of the USG budget during its weekly meeting.
The Yee administration began in earnest on Sunday, when USG discussed a potential collaboration with the polling platform College Pulse, an adjustment in voting procedures, and new position appointments during its weekly meeting.
On Jan. 4, 2017, former New Jersey Governor Brendan Byrne ’49 died at his home in Livingston, N.J. Nicknamed the “The Man the Mob Couldn’t Buy,” Byrne served two terms as New Jersey’s chief executive from 1974 to 1982. Byrne was 93 when he passed from a lung infection.
“If you vote for me, you’re changing the game,” said Ozminkowski. “You’re inspiring the underclassmen to know that USG isn’t an insular group; it’s something that can get people excited, that can get people happy and engaged with the school community as a whole.”