UR Politics

SA Constitution rewrite underway, with hiccups

The effort is, according to SA members on the task force undertaking it, behind schedule. And, some of the proposed changes to the structure of SA have met opposition from within.

5K Challenge raises questions of missteps

Other 5K finalists think the contest was unorganized and maybe unfair.

Student activists say Greek and other groups violate SA Constitution

The list includes Greek life organizations, a capella groups, and sports teams.

Senate Summary

Notes from Students' Association Senate meetings, updated weekly.

Seligman approves main race proposals

Seligman announced that he would be accepting the “principal recommendations” of the Commission.

UR students rock the vote

For nearly all of them, it was their first time voting in a presidential election. Some had come by car,…

Tensions flare at Palestine awareness event

Tensions boiled over Wednesday night during a Q&A session following the screening of a documentary critical of Israel.

Freshman elected as new senate deputy speaker

Marco Ramos, a first-year international student from Mexico, was elected deputy speaker of the Senate Monday night at the branch’s Gowen Room meeting.

Turnout high as freshmen elect four new senators

The 53 percent voter turnout rate far exceeds the approximately 32 percent rate from the spring SA elections, considered by SA members as one of the most successful election turnouts in recent years.

SA senator, deputy speaker resign

Two members of the Students’ Association (SA) Senate have resigned from their positions, adding to the list of SA leaders who have left their posts in the past year.