Campus | Student Government
Tonight's Student Senate meeting will be the first for about 30 candidates chosen to represent on- and off-campus living districts in the fall Student Government election.
In the second Elections Commission hearing since the Gator Party won 44 out of 47 open Student Senate seats in the fall Student Government election, the Gator Party was assessed a ,75 fine for an election violation.
With loud cheers and lit cigars, Gator Party candidates celebrated their near-sweep of the fall Student Government election early Thursday morning.
Four student senators, including a former Student Senate president, were expelled from Senate at Tuesday night's Senate meeting.
Tuesday's rainy weather may have drenched political party candidates campaigning during the first day of the fall Student Government election, but it didn't completely deter students from voting.
Competing alone in the fall Student Government election against well-organized political parties with thousands of dollars in funding might seem like a daunting task.
UF's Student Senate shifted its focus from politics to the environment at its Tuesday night meeting.
The outcome of the fall Student Government elections on Oct. 2 and Oct. 3 might not be a surprise if past elections are any indication.
Tuesday's protest over University Police Department officers' Tasering and arrest of Andrew Meyer, a UF telecommunication senior, offered a chance for Chomp the Vote to increase its visibility, said a Student Government official.
Though the national spotlight is focused on the Tasering incident at Sen. John Kerry's appearance, discussion of the affair was limited at the Student Senate's meeting Tuesday night.