Fatinah Albeez ’23, Melissa Chun ’23, Jafar Howe ’23, Taryn Sebba ’23, and Sophie Singletary ’23 (listed in alphabetical order) will represent the Class of 2023 on the Undergraduate Student Government (USG) Class Council. The results of the class-wide election, held last week, were sent in an email on Friday, Oct. 18.
According to USG President Zarnab Virk ’20, the current voting platform used by USG — known as Helios — is outdated. She therefore called for a switch to a platform more up-to-date with today’s technological advancements. The new platform used will be Election Runner.
Lutfah Subair ’21 presented on the new clubs approved by the Student Groups Recognition Committee (SCGC). Those clubs were the Latino Medical Students Association + Princeton University, Our Health Matters, and Hip-Hop Empowerment Conference Planning Committee.
Assistant Dean of the College James Alexander Dun said that evaluation and planning for a shift to a new learning management system would continue over the next year and that there would be a gradual transition to the selected platform in 2021 and 2022.
Princeton Art Museum Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art Mitra Abbaspour presented on Byron Kim’s 2019 Princeton Community Project. Korean-American artist Byron Kim’s ongoing portraiture work entitled “Synecdoche” incorporates paintings of the skin tone of the arms of hundreds of subjects.
On a final note, we want to reiterate how thankful we are for the continual student engagement on this issue. Because of the clear and resounding message the student body sent to the campus leadership, students have been able to drive a profound and positive transformation in the way that our Honor System operates.