Sandra McDonald is a third-year journalism major and the Student Government reporter for the University Desk. This is her first semester at the Alligator. When she's not reporting, she's probably reading fantasy novels and listening to Taylor Swift.
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.
La administración de la UF está estancada, SG bloquea la legislación anticonceptiva después de la anulación de Roe v. WadeBy Sandra McDonald , Lindsay Schindler and Manuel Tunez | July 11
En las semanas posteriores a la decisión de la Corte Suprema de los EE.UU de anular a Roe v. Wade el 24 de junio, la UF permanece en silencio mientras los líderes del campus permanecen estancados en el cambio de política.
The UF Student Government Senate Rules and Ethics Committee will complete two censure hearings into legislative body members Friday.
A former student’s lawsuit arguing UF violated its contract when it required the student body to pay for on-campus amenities despite COVID-19 restrictions will see the Florida First District Court of Appeals in Tallahassee July 20.
In the weeks following The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade June 24, UF remains silent as campus leaders remain stagnant in policy change.