Three parties have slated candidates for Fall UF Student Government elections Sept. 27 and 28, which will decide the next 50 students to hold seats in the Student Senate.
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In a statement on Instagram, UF’s Gator Party, the majority party in Student Senate, condemned the alleged actions of Jonathan C. Stephens. They include screaming at another senator, making sexist remarks to Senate President Elizabeth Hartzog and disrupting Senate procedures.
Fall elections will take place Sept. 27 and 28. Students vote for their senators based on living areas.
He will take the Stephen C. O’Connell Center stage alongside headliner Flo Rida and opener Olivia O’Brien.
Senate passes Senate reapportionment bill, recognizes 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline at first Fall meetingBy Alissa Gary | Aug. 31
The most contested bill of the night was the Senate Reapportionment Act of 2023, which defines the number of seats each sector of campus will be allotted within the Senate.
UF Homecoming and Gator Growl announced Friday headlining artist, Flo Rida, and opener, Olivia O’Brien, will perform at the Stephen C. O’Connell Center Oct. 7.
‘What’s poppin’?’: Rain, technical issues didn’t stop Joey Bada$$ and Jean Deaux’s first day of school performanceBy Alissa Gary | Aug. 25
Joey Bada$$ and Jean Deaux took to the stage to play a UF student-only concert at the O’Connell Center Wednesday night.
In the first SGP sponsored concert of the year, Joey Bada$$ and Jean Deaux will perform Aug. 24 at the O’Connell Center. Tickets are free for UF students and will be available at Gate 1 of the O’Connell Center starting Aug. 19.
On Wednesday night, sports analyst Stephen A. Smith spoke to over 300 UF students for an ACCENT Speaker’s Bureau event.
The Student Government Senate Rules & Ethics Committee voted unanimously to exonerate one senator and recommend censure for a second.
Student Senate passes resolution for 24-hour morning-after pill vending machines, blocks 24-hour Marston fundingBy Sandra McDonald | July 22
The UF Student Government Senate passed a resolution approving 24-hour access to morning-after pills via vending machines around campus and failed an amendment that would restore 24-hour access to Marston Science Library.
The committee blocked half of the 35 proposed bills brought before them this Summer from reaching the Senate floor.
The UF Student Government Senate Rules and Ethics Committee will complete two censure hearings into legislative body members Friday.
A proposed UF Student Government Senate bill would reimburse students for 50% of contraceptives costs, emergency contraceptives, abortions, travel costs for abortion care in- and out-of-state and post-abortion counseling.
Josh Richards’ Wednesday speaking event has been postponed indefinitely due to an unforeseen family obligation, according to an Accent Speakers Bureau Instagram post. No alternate time was mentioned.
The 2022-2023 budget will provide wages for more than 1,000 student workers on campus and fund campus resources such as the Hitchcock Field and Fork Pantry and Southwest Recreation Center.
Senate President Elizabeth Hartzog was unanimously exonerated from abuse of power charges Thursday.