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Former USG President Christian Potter ’22, Senate executives reflect on year of service

Former USG President Christian Potter ’22 and his USG executives reflect on their experiences in leadership, their proudest moments, and the difficulties they faced throughout the term.

Former USG President Christian Potter ’22 and his USG executives reflect on their experiences in leadership, their proudest moments, and the difficulties they faced throughout the term.

NEWS | 02/03/2022

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USG Senate confirms new members, passes position paper for midterm grading referendum

The Undergraduate Student Government held its first senate meeting of the term, with President Mayu Takeuchi ’23 and Vice President Hannah Kapoor ’23 taking the lead.

The Undergraduate Student Government (USG) held its first senate meeting of the term, with President Mayu Takeuchi ’23 and Vice President Hannah Kapoor ’23 taking the lead.

NEWS | 01/31/2022

Meet USG presidential candidates Mayu Takeuchi and Jasman Singh

We sit down with the University Student Government presidential candidates, Mayu Takeuchi ’23 and Jasman Singh ’23 to hear more about their platforms, goals, and qualifications.

We sit down with the University Student Government presidential candidates, Mayu Takeuchi ’23 and Jasman Singh ’23 to hear more about their platforms, goals, and qualifications.

VIDEO | 12/05/2021

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USG discusses grading and mental health referenda, 2020 voting data, and ‘Prince’ investigation into the Honor Code

The weekly meeting of the Undergraduate Student Government included discussion of two referenda to be voted on in the upcoming election, Vote 100, and The Daily Princetonian’s recent investigation into the University’s Honor Code. 

The weekly meeting of the Undergraduate Student Government included discussion of two referenda to be voted on in the upcoming election, Vote 100, and the Daily Princetonian’s recent investigation into the University’s Honor Code. 

NEWS | 11/22/2021

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USG winter election cycle begins Dec. 6

Students who are interested in running for either an executive office or a Class Senate position are expected to attend at least one of two open houses. The first will take place on Nov. 18 at 8 p.m. via Zoom, and the second will take place on Nov. 20 at 8 p.m. in Frist 204.

Students who are interested in running for either an executive office or a Class Senate position are expected to attend at least one of two open houses. The first will take place on Nov. 18 at 8 p.m. via Zoom, and the second will take place on Nov. 20 at 8 p.m. in Frist 204.

NEWS | 11/16/2021

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DEI presentation, energy conservation project at this week’s USG meeting

Representatives from Evidn, a behavioral science consulting firm, and the Office of Sustainability gave a presentation on their joint project regarding energy conservation on campus.

Representatives from Evidn, a behavioral science consulting firm, and the Office of Sustainability gave a presentation on their joint project regarding energy conservation on campus.

NEWS | 11/15/2021

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USG discusses grading policy with Dean Dolan, approves Honor Code amendment

In their Sunday meeting, the Undergraduate Student Government (USG) voted to formally establish Peer Representatives as an Honor Committee resource and discussed the University’s grading policy. 

In their Sunday meeting, the Undergraduate Student Government (USG) voted to formally establish Peer Representatives as an Honor Committee resource and discussed the University’s grading policy. 

NEWS | 11/08/2021

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Can't bring back the past? Of course we can: a Roaring 20s ball for the Classes of the 2020s

From fake pearls to 1920s-themed appetizers, Princeton’s “Roaring Twenties'' themed Orange and Black Ball on Nov. 4th  was filled with all the glitz and glam that many students missed coming out of a global pandemic. Despite the difficulties the OBB’s date presented for some students — who celebrated the Hindu religious festival Diwali on that night — the ball allegedly saw an attendance increase of about 500 students since the last time it was held two years ago.

From fake pearls to 1920s-themed appetizers, Princeton’s “Roaring Twenties'' themed Orange and Black Ball on Nov. 4th  was filled with all the glitz and glam that many students missed coming out of a global pandemic. Despite the difficulties the OBB’s date presented for some students — who celebrated the Hindu religious festival Diwali on that night — the ball allegedly saw an attendance increase of about 500 students since the last time it was held two years ago.

FEATURES | 11/07/2021

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USG to test off-campus dining initiative for student meal plans

On Oct. 29, the USG introduced a new program — the USG Community Dining Task Force — to explore the possibility to incorporating off-campus dining options in the meal plan. 

On Oct. 29, the USG introduced a new program — the USG Community Dining Task Force — to explore the possibility to incorporating off-campus dining options in the meal plan. 

NEWS | 11/03/2021

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USG discusses Dean’s Date programming budget and task force updates

In a unanimous vote, USG re-allocated $25,000 of Tigers in Town funding to support an Off-Campus Dining Trial pilot program, in which 150 students will be provided a free weekly lunch, dinner, and snack off campus for four weeks.

In a unanimous vote, USG re-allocated $25,000 of Tigers in Town funding to support an Off-Campus Dining Trial pilot program, in which 150 students will be provided a free weekly lunch, dinner, and snack off campus for four weeks.

NEWS | 11/01/2021

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USG announces 2025 Class Council results

Five new Undergraduate Student Government (USG) Class Councilors have been elected for the class of 2025: Kimberly Cross ’25, Gil Joseph ’25, Diya Kraybill ’25, Stephen Padlo ’25, and Ben Wachspress ’25. Results were announced via email on Oct. 8.

Five new Undergraduate Student Government (USG) Class Councilors have been elected for the class of 2025: Kimberly Cross ’25, Gil Joseph ’25, Diya Kraybill ’25, Stephen Padlo ’25, and Ben Wachspress ’25. Results were announced via email on Oct. 8.

NEWS | 10/10/2021

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‘A perfect storm’: Unruly crowds disrupt A$AP Ferg’s Lawnparties performance, with alleged student injury

“You’re going to hurt someone,” a member of the security team said. “This is going to be a dangerous situation.”

“You’re going to hurt someone,” a member of the security team said. “This is going to be a dangerous situation.”

NEWS | 10/03/2021

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USG removes LANY as Lawnparties headliner amid allegations of inappropriate conduct

USG’s decision comes after many students expressed concern with the announcement of the headliner after allegations of predatory behavior, manipulation, and emotional abuse came to light about lead singer Paul Klein.

USG’s decision comes after many students expressed concern with the announcement of the headliner after allegations of predatory behavior, manipulation, and emotional abuse came to light about lead singer Paul Klein.

NEWS | 09/28/2021

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USG appoints committee members, reports on referendum progress

The Undergraduate Student Government (USG) Senate met on Sunday evening to approve the appointment of new committee members, discuss Lawnparties, and report on the progress of spring referenda.

The Undergraduate Student Government (USG) Senate met on Sunday evening to approve the appointment of new committee members, discuss Lawnparties, and report on the progress of spring referenda.

NEWS | 09/27/2021