Campaigns begin for USG presidential election

The Undergraduate Student Government presidential election takes place April 9 and 10 on D2L. The presidential campaign pits familiar USG faces Senator Chris Wheetley against Treasurer Cameron Shulak. The president’s term begins in June when current ... Continue Reading →

USG financially stable, looks to FY 2015

The Undergraduate Student Government allocated $6,855 to Registered Student Organizations Tuesday and has nearly $21,000 left to allocate this semester. USG treasurer Cameron Shulak said USG would still have an additional $14,000 in its account if needed. “I ... Continue Reading →

USG approves increase to insurance, athletic fees

Student fees were recommended to increase after the Undergraduate Student Government voted on them at an impromptu meeting Thursday. The meeting took place at 6:00 p.m. in the Student Services Building after the weather forced a reschedule from Tuesday. The ... Continue Reading →

USG approves fee increases

The Undergraduate Student Government meeting was held Thursday at 6:00 p.m. in the Student Services Building after the weather forced a reschedule from Tuesday’s meeting. After voting on RSO requests and swearing in three new senators, the USG voted ... Continue Reading →

Miller seeks City Council position

Current Undergraduate Student Government President, Adrian Miller has announced he will pursue the vacant position on the Carbondale City Council. The council will begin accepting applications from community members interested in filling the position ... Continue Reading →

Saluki Ambassadors looking to expand

A campus organization tasked with being the first impression new students see at the university is looking to expand. The Saluki Ambassadors are looking to grow in order to continually introduce potential students to SIU. Bethany Wendler, coordinator ... Continue Reading →

Student government passes publication fee

  Undergraduate Student Government approved a $9 student publication fee for the Daily Egyptian on Tuesday to help the newspaper survive detrimental advertising losses. The 13-8 vote followed a debate in which some senators said the fee was too steep ... Continue Reading →

USG votes down Student Media Fee resolution

A resolution to support a $10 student fee for the Daily Egyptian failed by a slim margin at the Undergraduate Student Government meeting Tuesday. The original bill passed through USG in August recommended creating a Student Media Fee of $6, with $1 funding ... Continue Reading →

USG passes finance reform

After a yearlong debate, Tuesday marked the first time in a decade the Undergraduate Student Government passed a finance reform bill. The newly adopted student funding guidelines, dictate how the Undergraduate Student Government allocates funds to registered ... Continue Reading →

USG looks to incoming freshmen for involvement

  The first Undergraduate Student Government meeting of the fall 2013 semester involved many introductions, encouragements and explanations. This year’s president, Adrian Miller, was introduced along with other members that will be a part of the ... Continue Reading →

New USG president aims to amplify student voice

  At the close of last semester, the student body elected a new president to the Undergraduate Student Government. Elected May 20, Adrian Miller, a junior from Carbondale studying political science, has been preparing for his new role all summer. ... Continue Reading →

USG passes treasury amendment

  Undergraduate Student Government wrapped up the semester Tuesday night with a new amendment and four new committee chair candidates. After two months of debate, USG passed an amendment to implement a Department of Treasury in place of its present ... Continue Reading →

Cler, Miller win election, talk agendas

  The university’s student trustee will retain his position on its Board of Trustees, but its undergraduate government will answer to a new president during the 2013-14 school year. More than 1,000 students cast their ballots on Desire2Learn Wednesday ... Continue Reading →

Trustee teams with Senator at campus rally

A group of students rallied on the south side of Anthony Hall Tuesday afternoon to support several candidates in Wednesday’s and Thursday’s campus-wide elections. Student Trustee Jesse Cler has dealt with his name being removed from the ballot twice ... Continue Reading →

Miller runs for USG president unopposed

When students vote for Undergraduate Student Government representation, they’ll only find one name on the ballot. That candidate, USG Senator Adrian Miller, said he has been at work for quite some time to revamp the way the USG works. The largest ... Continue Reading →
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