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Student government creates more outreach, reflects on semester

Student government creates more outreach, reflects on semester

Gillian Dunlop, Assistant News Editor
May 8, 2017
Filed under Around Campus, Campus, ISS, News, Top Stories

After the introduction of a new constitution last semester, the Illinois Student Government spent the majority of these last few months adapting to the new register as they continue to pass resolutions concerning campus life. “I would describe (this semester) as both hectic, very confrontational, but produc...

ISG holds last meeting of the semester

ISG holds last meeting of the semester

Leon Li, Staff Writer
May 3, 2017
Filed under Around Campus, Campus, ISS, News

The Illinois Student Government held its last meeting of the semester on Wednesday. Student body president Raneem Shamseldin, junior in Business, gave departing remarks to the assembly, wishing members good luck on their finals and encouraging them to take the summer as an opportunity to work on new r...

Unofficial results report new student trustee

Unofficial results report new student trustee

Gillian Dunlop, Assistant News Editor
May 1, 2017
Filed under Campus, ISS, News

The Campus Student Election Commission released the unofficial results of the student trustee election last Friday, showing Trayshawn Mitchell, junior in LAS, as the winner. Out of 3,627 ballots, Mitchell collected 1,650 votes, according to the report. Other candidates Tommy Justison, sophomore in A...

Student government swears in new officers

Student government swears in new officers

Leon Li, Staff Writer
April 20, 2017
Filed under Campus, ISS, News, Uncategorized

The Illinois Student Government swore in new senators and officers Wednesday evening, including student body President Raneem Shamseldin, junior in Business, and Vice President Joseph Domanski, junior in LAS. Speaker of the Senate Sam LeRoy, junior in Business, and director of the Senate Gabby Gende...

Student trustee candidates prep for repeat election

Student trustee candidates prep for repeat election

Gillian Dunlop, Assistant News Editor
April 17, 2017
Filed under Administration, Around Campus, Campus, ISS, News, Top Stories

After a monthlong investigation into the 2017 Student Trustee Election, a repeat election will be held from April 26 to 27. The investigation sparked after Trayshawn Mitchell, junior in LAS, claimed that the Campus Student Election Commission unfairly kept him off the ballot. Mitchell and the other can...

Unofficial election results name new student body president

Unofficial election results name new student body president

Gillian Dunlop, Staff Writer
April 16, 2017
Filed under Campus, ISS, News, Showcase

Raneem Shamseldin, junior in Business, who will most likely be the next student body president, is beginning to plan her upcoming presidency. Unofficial election results predict Shamseldin and her running mate, Joseph Domanski, received 2,638 votes, while Bobby Knier, junior in LAS, and his running...

Current student government holds final meeting

Current student government holds final meeting

Gillian Dunlop, Assistant News Editor
April 12, 2017
Filed under Around Campus, Campus, ISS, News

Tonight concluded the last official Illinois Student Government meeting with the current body of officers and senators. “I would like to thank you all for the opportunity to lead you all,” Ron Lewis, student body president, said. Along with sentiments of gratitude passing throughout the gov...

Student trustee election to be rescheduled

Student trustee election to be rescheduled

Gillian Dunlop, Assistant News Editor
April 10, 2017
Filed under Administration, ISS, News, Top Stories

The official results of the 2017 spring student elections were released on March 13; however, the student trustee winner was noticeably absent from the report. An email released on Friday from Renee Romano, vice chancellor for student affairs, to all candidates explained that she has been “carefully...

Student government connects with Joe Biden, develops transportation liaison role

Student government connects with Joe Biden, develops transportation liaison role

Gillian Dunlop, Assistant News Editor
April 5, 2017
Filed under Around Campus, Campus, ISS, News

A conference call took place between universities that participate in the national anti-sexual assault campaign, It’s On Us, and former Vice President Joe Biden. Biden commended the University in its efforts against sexual assault during his talk. The nominees for the public relations chair were invited to give...

Applications available for Illinois Student Government positions

Applications available for Illinois Student Government positions

Daily Illini Staff Report
April 4, 2017
Filed under Campus, Champaign-Urbana, ISS, News, Top Stories

The application for Illinois Student Government positions is available for University students and is due Tuesday, April 11 at 11:59 p.m. Students interested may apply for more than one position, but if appointed, they will only be able to serve under one branch of government. Some available positions...

University It’s On Us campaign changes focus after discussion with survivors

University It’s On Us campaign changes focus after discussion with survivors

Gillian Dunlop, Assistant News Editor
April 3, 2017
Filed under Around Campus, Campus, ISS, News

Widely viewed as a successful campaign against sexual assault nationwide, its strategy of bystander education has been brought into question by the Illinois Student Government during their meeting on March 15. It’s On Us has garnered over 3,000 student signatures on the pledge against sexual assa...

Student government introduces sexual assault discussion initiative

Student government introduces sexual assault discussion initiative

Gillian Dunlop, Assistant News Editor
March 29, 2017
Filed under Campus, ISS, News

After the veto of the annual It’s On Us initiative to bring sexual assault awareness to the University, the Illinois Student Government passed a new resolution to hold four educational lunches during the month of April about sexual assault. These lunches, which will be in collaboration with the Women’s...

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