Students looking to work in UF Student Government now have a new third party option to get involved with.
Campus | Student Government
Students discuss funding issues, new Gator Coalition established at first SG Senate meeting of semesterBy Emma McAvoy | Aug. 27, 2019
After student organization leaders pleaded with Impact and Inspire senators for funding, they learned they were also speaking to a third party.
UF Inspire Party Senators Zachary Amrose and Zachariah Chou have collected more than 1,000 signatures for a petition to pass a bill that would transfer $800,000 from Student Government reserves to fund student organizations.
When campaigning on campus, you get the chance to talk to a lot of people. Many students are excited to get involved, to learn more and to vote. Others, not so much. Some laugh at you and actively delight in their indifference.
Nine of UF’s largest student organizations are demanding action after of recent changes to their funding system following the Young Americans for Freedom’s $66,000 lawsuit against UF.
It’s been a tumultuous summer for Student Government.
Amendments range from simple word changes to entire rewrites of the governing document
The Senate will hear a first reading of the bills at Tuesday night’s meeting
Former Senators Ashley Grabowski, Ben Lima and Jonathan Gant attempted to appeal forced resignation
There are several differences between Branden Pearson and I — and that’s the understatement of the century. One of these differences is I use evidence to support my claims. Pearson can’t do this because much of what he says isn’t true.
Student Government is infamous for its partisanship, with allegations of unprofessionalism made against one party and allegations of corruption directed at the other, but I never expected things to become as tense as they did over this Summer A term. Between the cancellation of the original Summer Replacements’ confirmations and the controversy surrounding the expulsion of the Minority Party Leader, one might wonder why new senators insist on affiliating with either party when doing so would implicate them in these scandals.
Peck addressed more than 800 people in University Auditorium