The Undergraduate Assembly is adding job creation to its list of priorities and wants to see more campus jobs available to non-work study students.
Penn is one of the few among peer institutions that does not offer at least a limited number of pages to all students.
The first meeting with the newest UA members covered projects concerning campus dining, civic engagement, and student health.
Last semester, due to the general atmosphere and discontent within the Assembly, 10 representatives chose not to run for re-election. Members now say there is a change within the UA.
Proposed projects ranged from an eBay equivalent for aggregating students’ sales to a university-wide Lost and Found system.
The projects proposed at first UA session varied from revamped sexual assault policies to a comprehensive mobile app.
Katie Bonner, former associate director of student affairs in the Office of Student Affairs, will succeed Hikaru Kozuma as director of the OSA.
Three weeks ago, the UA completed appointments to its cabinet, which saw an increase of four women.
Last week, the Social Planning and Events Committee hosted internal elections to determine their next executive board. College junior Julie Palomba was elected as the next SPEC president, replacing the spot held by College senior Josh Oppenheimer. She will officially take over as president in the next week.
The Nominations & Elections Committee held internal elections earlier this month to determine the next executive board. The Daily Pennsylvanian sat down with College junior Frank Colleluori, the newly elected NEC chair, to discuss his goals for improving the institution in the next year.
The Student Activities Council announced its budget for the coming school year Thursday evening to a crowd of student group treasurers.
The Undergraduate Assembly is back to work.
College junior and Undergraduate Assembly representative Nikolai Zapertov resigned, citing disillusionment over the functioning of student government. He will be replaced by College freshman Varun Menon.
Monday afternoon, the protest group We Can Do Better held a demonstration on Locust Walk in front of the Button. The group held up its signature displays of Tyga’s lyrics and attempted to get passers-by to sign their petition that asks the Social Planning and Events Committee to rethink their artist selection process.
As the sun set over Wynn Commons, hundreds of students joined the Social Planning and Events Committee for their event titled “Throwback to the ’90s.”
Jazz & Grooves knows what Penn students want even before they do.
Sunday night, the recently elected representatives of the Undergraduate Assembly deliberated for hours in Rodin College House to elect a new speaker, treasurer and secretary. Two of the three executive positions are now held by women.
The free event will offer students an opportunity to celebrate the coming of spring and splatter colorful powder on each other.
In the hours since the Social Planning and Events Committee announced DJ Girl Talk would headline this year’s Spring Fling concert, student responses have been swift and many.
Following an uncontested race, this year’s voter turnout for the Undergraduate Assembly presidency came in at just 29 percent — the lowest total since the position became popularly elected in 2010, the Nominations and Elections Committee announced.