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USG Senate discusses referenda and sexual misconduct policies

The Undergraduate Student Government Senate approved new appointments to the Honor Committee and Committee on Discipline and discussed referenda and sexual misconduct policies during its last meeting of the semester on Sunday.The Spring 2016 USG elections saw a relativelylow turnout of only 28.5 percent of the student body, according to chief elections manager Sung Won Chang ’18.“There has been a constant downward trend [in turnout] since the Will Gansa campaign,” Chang said, adding that the seniors did not have the motivation to vote.While neither referendum met the third-of-the-student-body threshold, Chang said that the SPEAR referendum came close.

USG discusses bike share program, Committee on Diversity and Equity

The Undergraduate Student Government Senate discussed the bike share program during their weekly meetingon Sunday. U-CouncilorEthan Marcus ’18 presented a brief update onthe new bike share program on campusand explained that the program has been going great so far, withmany new student users who had signed up for Zagster accounts.