The move sparked unexpected controversy among leaders of student government branches.
Under the Student Activities Councils' plan, the moratorium may partially lift after their first General Body Meeting of the fall
semester, which typically falls in October.
Justine Sefcik, a fourth-year doctoral student in the School of Nursing, was elected chair of the Graduate and Professional Student Assembly on Wednesday.Sefcik will serve alongside 11 other officers on the executive board of GAPSA, the official student government body for Penn's 12 graduate schools.
The Undergraduate Assembly held internal elections on Sunday
afternoon to elect its executive board for the upcoming year.
Breaking Bad creator Vince Gilligan is "boring" guy in real life.Or so he says. "When I'm writing is when I get to be exciting," he said.
Chilcote won the VP seat while Bittar was also disqualified.
Due to security concerns, David Guetta will be performing the Spring Fling concert in Irvine Auditorium. Students who purchased floor tickets after winning them in last week’s lottery will be refunded, and a new lottery will open Tuesday to distribute tickets for seats in Irvine.
After a three-hour trial, the Nominations and Elections Committee is deliberating whether Undergraduate Assembly presidential candidate Gabe Delaney and UA vice presidential candidate Julie Bittar violated election rules — which could result in their disqualification.
A secret SPEC committee was tasked last year with collecting and collating information about students’ online lives and habits from numerous sources.
As SPEC reveals the final details for this year’s Spring
Fling, one of the organization’s sub-committees —SPEC-TRUM— is preparing to
bring three of hip hop’s rising stars to campus next month.
The race for student body president is heating up.
"Digital psychedelic funk" artist Tobacco will headline the concert.
While no rules were broken, since only UA members can propose amendments, the last-minute proposition marked a deviation from typical budget proceedings and resulted in confusion among UA members and meeting attendees.
UA Vice President Gabe Delaney and UA Representative Joyce Kim, both college juniors, turned in their petitions to run for UA president today.
closed executive meeting of the Undergraduate Assembly contributed to a
postponement of the annual budget process, leaving other branches of student
government without an official budget allocation until March 23.
Class Boards plan to add to the mental health initiatives on campus and host the Wellness Project, working with CAPS to coordinate Mental Health Week and implementing Wellness Wednesdays.
Last year, the Bureau issued 31 citations to students at 2 off-campus parties during Fling
Professors on Business Ethics and Philosophy brought upon the UA the topic of Penn's assets in tobacco companies, urging the Assembly to speak out against the university's endorsements.
The Student Committee on Undergraduate Education elected Luis Siegmund as its new chair. He discussed the body’s plans to connect Penn students.
During this week’s meeting, the UA delved on the prospect of a new research-oriented pre-orientation program: also discussed was the creation of a new mental health forum and the new “Got Consent?” campaign.