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Student senate elects new executive leaders

Student senate elects new executive leaders

By Claire Textor

March 30, 2016

The Illinois Student Senate elected their new 2016-2017 executive positions Tuesday, electing Ron Lewis as student body president, Alex Villanueva as vice president - external, Spencer Haydary as vice president - internal and Sam Braganca as treasurer. MGLewis, junior in Business, won the majority vote for...

Student senator proposes "tuition equality" resolution

By Samantha Jones Toal

January 21, 2016

Hours after the University proposed maintaining base tuition for in-state residents Wednesday, the Illinois Student Senate discussed a resolution that challenged the University’s decision.Senator Alex Villanueva authored a resolution on tuition equality that encourages a proportional tuition incre...

Illinois Student Senate holds public forum

By Samantha Jones Toal

November 18, 2015

The Illinois Student Senate held a public forum in the Union on Tuesday to discuss current issues facing students and the University.At the start of the forum Mitch Dickey, student body president, spoke about the success of the It’s On Us campaign and the legislation that gives survivors of sexual a...