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At their third meeting of the spring semester on Sunday, Feb. 25, USG allocated funding to various student groups and approved a midterms celebration trip to New York City proposed by Campus and Community Affairs Chair Genevieve Shutt ’26.

At their third meeting of the spring semester on Sunday, Feb. 25, USG allocated funding to various student groups and approved a midterms celebration trip to New York City proposed by Campus and Community Affairs Chair Genevieve Shutt ’26.


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The contested races in the USG election, explained

Undergraduate Student Government (USG) races this winter are unusually crowded following a last-minute appeal from the current administration for more candidates. The Daily Princetonian sat down with candidates in key races to discuss their platforms.

Undergraduate Student Government (USG) races this winter are unusually crowded following a last-minute appeal from the current administration for more candidates. The Daily Princetonian sat down with candidates in key races to discuss their platforms.

NEWS | November 30

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After email soliciting more candidates, historically large group to contest every USG position

USG is soliciting candidates for seven uncontested elections, including Vice President, Academics Chair, Social Chair, Sustainability Chair, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Chair, and four class senator positions for the classes of 2025 and 2026.

USG is soliciting candidates for seven uncontested elections, including Vice President, Academics Chair, Social Chair, Sustainability Chair, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Chair, and four class senator positions for the classes of 2025 and 2026.

NEWS | November 27

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The candidates most likely to run for USG president

In the leadup to the winter elections of Undergraduate Student Government (USG), in which the president and other members of the cabinet are elected, The Daily Princetonian looks at likely candidates for president.

In the leadup to the winter elections of Undergraduate Student Government (USG), in which the president and other members of the cabinet are elected, The Daily Princetonian looks at likely candidates for president.

ANALYSIS | November 1

A line of students in front of Whig Hall waiting for a food truck. In the background, two more trucks, also with lines.

Outdoor activities and food trucks draw more than 2000 to Community Care Day

On Oct. 27, the University held a recreational day with programming including activities and free food as part of a broader campus focus on mental health.

On Oct. 27, the University held a recreational day with programming including activities and free food as part of a broader campus focus on mental health.

NEWS | October 31

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USG discusses outcome of Community Care Day, formation of Mental Health Committee

USG met to discuss the turnout of the first annual Community Care Day and the development of the mental health standing committee. USG also voted on funding events for the South Asian Students Association and HackPrinceton, and revised election procedures ahead of upcoming winter and spring elections.

USG met to discuss the turnout of the first annual Community Care Day and the development of the mental health standing committee. USG also voted on funding events for the South Asian Students Association and HackPrinceton, and revised election procedures ahead of upcoming winter and spring elections.

NEWS | October 30

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Freshman class council election sees nine candidates break rules, one disqualified

Dean Minello ’27, D’Schon Simmons ’27, Aum Dhruv ’27, Allie Ebanks ’27, and Muhamary Kiherille ’27 were elected to the freshman class council, as of Oct. 6, selected among a pool of 23 candidates. This year, nine violations to rules outlined in the election handbook were reported, resulting in the disqualification of one student.

Dean Minello ’27, D’Schon Simmons ’27, Aum Dhruv ’27, Allie Ebanks ’27, and Muhamary Kiherille ’27 were elected to the freshman class council, as of Oct. 6, selected among a pool of 23 candidates. This year, nine violations to rules outlined in the election handbook were reported, resulting in the disqualification of one student.

NEWS | October 23

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After successful Homecoming event, USG debates its own elections

USG Senate voted unanimously to approve the $15,000 of travel funding and in doing so, increased the allocation to Projects Board by $10,000. Chief Elections Manager Alex Sorgini ’26 also discussed how to improve student engagement in elections.

USG Senate voted unanimously to approve the $15,000 of travel funding and in doing so, increased the allocation to Projects Board by $10,000. Chief Elections Manager Alex Sorgini ’26 also discussed how to improve student engagement in elections.

NEWS | October 23

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After student fee expansion, Projects Board can now fund club sports and student travel

The Undergraduate Student Government (USG) met on Sunday, October 8th to discuss the status of the Projects Board, Sports programming, Honor Committee Appointment and voted on funding a ghost tour for the student body. 

The Undergraduate Student Government (USG) met on Sunday, October 8th to discuss the status of the Projects Board, Sports programming, Honor Committee Appointment and voted on funding a ghost tour for the student body. 

NEWS | October 8

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USG gives campus pub updates, projects board funding in meeting

USG has shared more information about a campus pub pilot for this semester, naming the current McCosh Health Center as a potential future location. The Senate also allocated Projects Board funding and privately elected a CPUC Executive Committee Representative and U-Council Chair in its Sunday meeting.

USG has shared more information about a campus pub pilot for this semester, naming the current McCosh Health Center as a potential future location. The Senate also allocated Projects Board funding and privately elected a CPUC Executive Committee Representative and U-Council Chair in its Sunday meeting.

NEWS | October 1