Author: Adam Hughes


Posted on: May 4th, 2010

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How many of you have eaten in Sherman since Passover break?  I am right now.  I’ve been eating at Sherman a lot more since the latest round of improvements, and it’s become more crowed than it used to be since word has spread about the changes.  There are more options, more food cooked to order, […]

Author: Adam Hughes


Posted on: March 25th, 2010

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One of the biggest arguments in favor of the Union government restructuring proposal was that it would remove the difficult parliamentary procedure of the Senate.  The new Union Assembly would have been a smaller body, free from the obscure minutiae of Robert’s Rules of Order and easier for students to approach and work with. Even […]

Author: Adam Hughes


Posted on: March 23rd, 2010

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Of the changes proposed by the Constitutional Review Committee, none received more discussion than the Union government restructuring — the elimination of the Senate and the creation of a smaller Assembly and a Club Support Board.  It was endorsed as a great way to improve Union government efficiency by a wide range of campus sources, […]

Author: Adam Hughes


Posted on: March 10th, 2010

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The front page of this week’s Justice has, as its lead article, a story about the Constitutional Review Committee’s final report.  The article is well-written, comprehensive, and informative, and it’s accompanied by a nice, eye-catching picture.  The problem is that I don’t think anyone cares. The CRC is one of those topics that’s only interesting […]

Author: Adam Hughes


Posted on: May 8th, 2009

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We have them late, but we do have them: Rank Candidate Votes % 1 Jean Souffrant 62 77.50 2 ABSTAIN 12 15.00 3 Martin Luther King Jr 1 1.25 3 Neda Eid 1 1.25 3 Gideon Klionsky 1 1.25 3 Usman Hameedi 1 1.25 3 Dan Ding 1 1.25 3 Jonathan Ringvald 1 1.25 9 […]

Author: Adam Hughes


Posted on: May 1st, 2009

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Today is Andy Hogan’s second full day on the job as Student Union President, and despite this high-profile position, I feel he’s still something of an unknown quantity to much of the student body, much more so than Jason Gray was last year.  There are several reasons for this: the Presidential race was much less […]

Author: Adam Hughes


Posted on: April 26th, 2009

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The Union Judiciary just sent out an e-mail denying certiorari (declining to hear) a case brought by Henry Schleifer, a former write-in candidate for next year’s UJ.  Henry had formed a Facebook group to campaign for the position despite the fact he’s currently studying abroad.  However, because his term would technically begin next Wednesday during […]

Author: Adam Hughes


Posted on: April 12th, 2009

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At their last meeting, the Union Senate passed SMR S09-14, which provided funding for this semester’s Midnight Buffet, which will be held on April 29th.  The resolution called for $3650.10, and that total was apparently amended upwards to $3750 during the meeting. The resolution itself is noteworthy for being over a thousand dollars lower than […]

Author: Loki


Posted on: March 30th, 2009

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Today, the SU Senate voted to recognize a club that essentially is a college-level chapter of the Unification Church movement. The Unification Church is a new age religion, called a cult by some, founded by a man named Sun Myung Moon in 1954. He claims to have seen Jesus Christ in a vision, who charged […]

Author: Adam Hughes


Posted on: March 17th, 2009

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Here’s Andy Hogan, the Union’s Director of Community Advocacy, discussing the new cell phone amplifier in lower Usdan.  Andy was the driving force behind the project and secured funding for it from the Office of Facilities Services.: As of Monday morning, you can now use your cell phones in lower Usdan.  The amplifier that was […]

Author: Adam Hughes


Posted on: February 4th, 2009

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Sorry about the delay, the results came in much later than usual this time.  Here they are: UJ: Rank Candidate Votes % 1 Matthew Kriegsman 223 69.69 2 Bret Matthews 70 21.88

Author: Adam Hughes


Posted on: February 2nd, 2009

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We sent every candidate for Union office in the upcoming winter elections a short questionnaire on relevant issues.  Below the fold is the response from Avi Rhodes, candidate for Senator for Village Quad.

Author: Adam Hughes


Posted on: February 2nd, 2009

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We sent every candidate for Union office in the upcoming winter elections a short questionnaire on relevant issues.  Below the fold is the response from Aaron Mitchell Finegold, candidate for Senator for Ridgewood Quad.

Author: Adam Hughes


Posted on: February 2nd, 2009

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We sent every candidate for Union office in the upcoming winter elections a short questionnaire on relevant issues.  Below the fold is the response from Amanda Hecker, candidate for Senator for the Class of 2010.

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