While candidates for positions throughout the UA argued about the success and implementation of projects, espousing their special connections with various administrators, we — and many others — remain unconvinced that he UA has any significant sway with Penn's administrators.
Throughout the Undergraduate Assembly campaign, we’ve learned so much from talking with you, learning about your passions and reflecting on the insights that you believe will help Penn become a better place to live and thrive.
The Penn community has a diverse collection of backgrounds, experiences and interests. As a student body, we are at our best when we collaborate, so that’s why we are planning to improve relationships between Greek life and cultural groups, increase male involvement in sexual assault prevention, and also bring the UA closer to the students to raise the level of transparency in student government.
To participate properly, the UA, its members and — most of all — its president need to be representative of the entire undergraduate student body.
The Student Solution Sessions will encourage students to come up with solutions to problems at Penn. The Undergraduate Assembly will present the suggestions to the administration.
The Undergraduate Assembly is working to revamp the Penn Transit route to include stops at 30th Street Station and Trader Joe’s.
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.