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SG elects freshman senator Karla Leon as new Senate Chair

4.23.2019 - The Daily Free Press reports on the election of College of Communication senator Karla Leon for new Senate Chair. 

 
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More SG events to come this semester

4.23.2019 - The Daily Free Press reports on the weekly Senate meeting and upcoming events including two more “Swipes for Boston” food runs. 

 
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SG election voter turnout higher than previous year

4.11.2019 - The Daily Free Press reports on voter turnout for this year’s SG E-Board elections.

 
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SG votes to fund murals for StuVi walkway

4.9.2019 - The Daily Free Press reports on the weekly Senate meeting including the approval of the Campus Beautification Proposal. 

 
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EmpowerBU wins SG E-Board election, Hafzat Akanni elected first female African American president

4.9.2019 - The Daily Free Press reports on the victory for members of EmpowerBU slate on Monday night.

 
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SG’s spirit week starts Monday

3.31.2019 - The Daily Free Press reports on spirit week hosted by SG.

 
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SG presidential candidates debate policy, platforms

3.26.2019 - The Daily Free Press reports on the debate between SG’s executive board candidates. 

 
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Students exchange garments at SG’s first-ever clothing swap

3.26.2019 - The Daily Free Press reports on the first clothing swap hosted by SG’s Department of Environmental Affairs.

 
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SG votes on portion of constitutional amendments

3.19.2019 - The Daily Free Press reports on the weekly Senate meeting including new constitutional amendment proposals.

 
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2019-20 SG presidential candidates announced

3.7.2019 - The Daily Free Press reports on the race for SG president with University-wide SG elections occurring March 31 through April 7.

 
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Feeding Boston’s Homeless—One Swipe at a Time

3.6.2019 - BU Today reports on SG’s initiative, Swipes for Boston.

 
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BU, SG launch email initiative to encourage student health

3.5.2019 - The Daily Free Press reports on a wellness program run by SG and the BU Wellness and Prevention Center.

 
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SG meets to discuss impeachment, constitutional amendments

3.5.2019 - The Daily Free Press reports on the weekly Senate meeting including a debate on a number of constitutional amendments and current proposals.

 
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A High School Trip That Changed a Life

3.4.2019 - BU Today reports on SG’s executive VP, Hafzat Akanni, and her commitment to social justice.

 
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SG meets to discuss updates to HTC, Dining Services

2.26.19 - The Daily Free Press reports on updates on the weekly Senate meeting featuring a discussion with Dean of Students Kenneth Elmore and updates to BU Dining Services.

 
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SG votes to not impeach senator, looks to increase sustainability efforts

2.20.19 - The Daily Free Press reports on the weekly Senate meeting featuring a vote on the impeachment of a Senate Elections Oversight Committee member and proposed an initiative to make BU Dining Services more environmentally sustainable.

 
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SG proposes amendments to constitution

2.12.2019 - The Daily Free Press reports on the weekly Senate meeting featuring updates from the Cabinet on their semester overview, as well as updates about the Menstrual Product Initiative, and proposed amendments to the constitution from the executive board.

 
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SG discusses senate responsibilities

2.5.2019 - The Daily Free Press reports on the weekly Senate meeting featuring updates from senators working on the Menstrual Product Initiative and a discussion about Senate expectations.

 
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SG votes on proposal to provide free menstrual products

12.10.2018 - The Daily Free Press reports on the weekly Senate meeting featuring a proposal for the Menstrual Product Initiative.

 
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SG opens up study spaces for finals

12.09.2018 - The Daily Free Press reports on Boston University’s Student Government opening up spaces around campus to study for finals.

 
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SG investigates grade transparency

12.06.2018 - The Daily Free Press reports on the Boston University’s Student Government investigation into grade deflation and grading transparency at BU.

 
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SG hears proposals on first aid, dining hall nutrition labeling

12.4.2018 - The Daily Free Press reports on proposals on first-aid kits and dining hall nutrition labels including a vote to allocate funds.

 
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SG discusses student outreach progress, installing first aid kits in residences

11.12.2018 - The Daily Free Press reports on the Senate Outreach Program proposal and hear a proposal about first aid in residence buildings.

 
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SG votes on Spring Concert funding, confirms communications director

11.5.2018 - The Daily Free Press reports on the weekly Senate meeting including a vote to approve the Spring Concert amended funding request and hearing from the appointee for director of communications. 

 
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SG hears from BU service workers, listens to proposal on student group storage

10.29.2018 - The Daily Free Press reports on the weekly Senate meeting including hearing about ongoing contract negotiations from BU’s service workers and a proposal on storage or BU student organizations.

 
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SG holds first press conference

10.28.2018 - The Daily Free Press reports on the first SG press conference including the upcoming Spring Concert.

 
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SG votes on constitutional amendments, discusses finances

10.22.2018 - The Daily Free Press reports on the weekly Senate meeting including votes on amendments and proposals.

 
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SG confirms judicial commissioners, hears proposal to increase engagement with student body

10.16.2018 - The Daily Free Press reports on the weekly Senate meeting including confirming four judicial commissioners and hearing a bylaw proposal from the Senate Outreach Program. 

 
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SG senators launch proposal to provide free menstrual products

10.10.2018 - The Daily Free Press reports on the weekly Senate meeting including an effort to install free menstrual product dispensers around campus. 

 
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SG introduces parties, holds mock senate proposal

10.1.2018 - The Daily Free Press reports on the weekly Senate meeting including hearing introductions from the Senate’s three special interest parties and a mock senate proposal. 

 
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SG discusses Senate participation, confirms committee directors

9.25.2018 - The Daily Free Press reports on the weekly Senate meeting including confirming directors for two committees and discussing the commitment of senators for the full year.

 
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SG appoints new cabinet members, cuts senate representation

9.18.2018 - The Daily Free Press reports on the weekly Senate meeting including confirming cabinet members for the year and introducing new clickers for vote-counting.