After over a year of virtual programming and social distancing, UF Student Government is taking $1.55 million from its reserve account to enhance the student experience as in-person activities return.
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Funded by student’s activities and services fees, Student Government is a campus organization that allows students to actively participate in the decision-making process within UF. Like the national government, SG is divided into three branches: executive, legislative and judicial.
Across the country, people come together to celebrate the LGBTQ+ community through Pride Month.
Senate completed its first meeting on the fourth week of Summer and passed code revisions to ensure weekly meetings are possible.
After several pedestrian deaths in the last year, West University Avenue traffic is slowing down with new safety measures.
This article has been updated to reflect that the cancelation of Tuesday’s meeting as well as the attempt to hold meetings virtually at the start of the semester did not violate SG codes. The Alligator previously reported otherwise.
This article has been updated to reflect that UF Student Government did not violate its own codes by holding virtual committee meetings and will not break them by holding virtual meetings as long as a federal state of emergency is declared. The article has also been updated to reflect that in order to meet quorum, 51 senators must be present. The Alligator previously reported otherwise.
After scrolling through different housing options when applying to UF, the name Lavender Living Learning Community caught Kate Eggenberg’s eye.
Tuesday nights looked a little different last semester.
UF Student Government is pushing the university to take its first step toward green, clean energy. Senate unanimously passed a resolution April 13 calling for the university to commit to 100% renewable energy by 2040.
Student Government Senate President Franco Luis’ first official action in his newly elected position was writing a public letter to SG and university officials expressing disappointment in one of UF’s recent decisions to suspend three organizations from campus.
A year after UF’s campus shut down due to COVID-19, the university’s first in-person socially distanced live music event marked a return to normalcy.
In September 1925, Lassie Goodbread-Black stood patiently behind a block-long line of boys waiting to register for Fall classes at UF. But when she finally made her way to the registrar, he refused to help her.
Emmy and Grammy award winning actress Tiffany Haddish will speak virtually at a free event for UF students March 24.
Minority Party members are losing representation in Student Government after the Gator Party won the executive ticket, which includes the Student Body president, vice president and treasurer positions. Gator also gained a supermajority in Senate, holding about 80 of the 100 seats.
The Gator Party won its second executive ticket and maintained a majority in Senate on Wednesday. There were 6,650 total ballots cast, Supervisor of Elections Haley Price announced on a live stream Wednesday evening.
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Miami Heat player and former UF basketball star Udonis Haslem is the latest in a group of prominent UF alumni and athletes, including football players Kyle Trask and Kyle Pitts, to endorse the Change Party presidential candidate Wynton White in UF’s Spring 2021 Student Government Election.
The first day of voting for the UF Student Government Spring Election included some technical difficulties, short lines and about an 80% decrease in voter turnout from last Spring’s election.
Here are the Spring 2021 Student Government Executive Election candidates. Students can chose from three parties -- the Change Party, the Gator Party and the Keg Party -- on Feb. 23 and 24.