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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.
Despite a Monday incident where officers of the University Police Department Tasered and arrested a UF student during a speech by Sen. John Kerry, Student Government's speakers bureau will continue to operate normally, an SG official said Tuesday.
UF students will have a chance to voice their opinions on coffee and the homeless in addition to voting for 47 student senators during the fall election.
Since the qualifying round for potential student senators ended Tuesday, the Gator and Progress parties will soon begin their three-week campaigns.
During the Student Senate meeting Tuesday, about 15 members of the Pro-Life Alliance took to the lectern to address their concerns about the upcoming speech of Dr. Jack Kevorkian.
The back-and-forth battle between two UF students fighting for the right to the Swamp Party name came to a close Monday night.
It's all in a name when it comes to political parties competing in this fall's Student Government election.
Student leaders from across the state had the opportunity to talk shop with Florida Gov. Charlie Crist on Tuesday, including UF Student Body President Ryan Moseley.
UF's Gator Growl, billed as the world's largest student-run pep rally, will be backed by "the Network" this fall.
UF students who want to get involved with Student Government will have their shot Friday.
The fall Student Government election will soon kick into high gear now that political party registration ended today.
UF's Student Senate completed its annual reapportionment hearings Tuesday night in preparation for the fall Student Government election. Several colleges and living districts will see slight changes in representation.