Tagged - SA Senate

Gorka wins SA presidency

Junior Justyna Gorka and running mate junior Marc Haddad garnered 636 votes, defeating the opposing ticket — sophomores Ian Krager and Izzy Murphy — by 108.

SA and Class Council campaigns kick off online, voting begins Sunday

The voting period for all open positions starts April 5 at noon on CCC, and runs till April 7. Campaigns began online on Sunday.

All-gender restroom resolution passes in SA Senate

The ultimate goal, the report says, is that no student will ever be more than a floor away from an all-gender restroom.

SA all-gender restroom report emphasizes inclusion, accessibility

“It really bothers me to be questioned why I am in the girl’s bathroom, when I am a girl,” one testimonial in the report reads.

Senate Summary Feb. 24 2020: Education ROC, housing lottery

The SA meeting for Feb. 24, 2020 included a presentation on Education ROC, updates on the housing lottery, and a discussion of the initiative to make SAD lamps available to the UR community.

SA pushes for all-gender restrooms

After this week's presentation and discussion of the report and accompanying resolution in the Senate, the resolution should face a vote in coming weeks.

Senate Summary Feb. 17 2020: Elections process, SAD lamps, all-gender restrooms

The SA meeting for Feb. 17 included a discussion of potential changes to the process of electing the SA president, an announcement of a booth at Fresh Check Day to promote SAD lamps, and further discussion of the all-gender restroom project headed by the Campus Services Committee.

Senate Summary: Mock registration, student body emails

SA’s Feb. 3 senate meeting had updates on ongoing projects, SA initiatives, and the passing of motions to appoint new accountants on the appropriations committee and a new senator for the International Students Affairs Committee (ISAC).

SA Summary: Student retention and accessibility

The Jan. 27 SA senate meeting included a presentation on retaining students struggling due to a lack of accommodations and updates on UR Student.

Senate Summary: Tunnels and Flag Display

The Nov. 25 SA Senate meeting was spent discussing the recent paintings in the tunnels and the controversy over the location and labeling of the Hong Kong and Taiwan flags in the flag display in Hirst Lounge.