Justin Smith

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Student Government Passes Annual Budget Allocating $2.4 Million at Final Assembly Meeting

Student Government Assembly rejected a bill which would have required a student referendum prior to paying any member of Student Government.

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May 23, 2019

Hundreds Protest For and Against Bill on Abortion Funding

After College Council Representative Brett Barbin introduced a bill that would block Student Life fees from going toward abortions through the Emergency Fund, hundreds gathered in support of and against the bill.

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May 21, 2019

Student Government Urges Administration to Recognize Graduate Student Union

The resolution has the support of both Graduate Students United (GSU) and Students Organizing United with Labor (SOUL).

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April 30, 2019

First-Year Natalie Wang Runs with Trust Coalition for Liaison and Class Rep

The Trust Coalition focuses on student health, student unity and campus sustainability.

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April 30, 2019

Third-Year CARE Slate Runs on UCPD and Greek Life Reform

The slate is running on a platform of support for students in areas ranging from campus safety to mental health.

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April 23, 2019

Acceptance Rate Drops to Record Low 5.9 Percent for Class of 2023

“Every day, I’m quite happy to not be in the media,” Nondorf quipped, referring to the college admissions scandal.

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April 1, 2019

J Street Announces Israel Trip Which Will Include Palestinian Voices

The trip, organized by J Street U, is meant to compete with the Birthright program and will include Palestinian speakers absent from Birthright trips in an effort to give Jewish students a different perspective on the Israel-Palestine relationship.

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March 19, 2019

Student Government Establishes FOIA, Disability and Accessibility Committee, Permanent Committee on Sustainability

The FOIA will establish public access of SG records as well as the ability for students to request information from SG.

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February 25, 2019

Shady Dealer Hopes Harvard's Datamatch Can Help Students Find Love

Datamatch, accessible at www.datamatch.me, matches students based on a 20-question quiz consisting of campus-specific questions.

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February 12, 2019

Pi Kappa Alpha (Pike) Chapter Opens at UChicago

The UChicago chapter, largely consisting of football players, is the fastest-chartered chapter in the fraternity's history.

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January 22, 2019