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Editorial: Amal and Cameron for SG

Editorial: Amal and Cameron for SG

Editorial Board
April 13, 2016
Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Editorial – Why we like Amal and Cameron for SG WHY WE’RE GETTING BACK TOGETHER WITH SG The Independent Collegian recently hosted a debate for Student Government. Going up against each other for the positions of president and vice president of SG, Ian Michalak and Dakota Ulrich versus Amal Mohamed...

UT Divest put to vote

Colleen Anderson, Co-News Editor
April 22, 2015
Filed under News, Top Stories

From an idea shared by a few students to a movement involving hundreds of supporters, UT Divest is making noise on the University of Toledo campus with its referendum this week. The referendum, which went live April 20, asks the student body whether they think the UT Board of Trustees and the UT Foundation...

Single ticket discusses platform

Single ticket discusses platform

Colleen Anderson, Associate News Editor
March 25, 2015
Filed under News, Top Stories

This year’s single Student Government presidential ticket is focusing on finishing past projects while focusing on student issues and transparency. Internal Affairs Chair Cody Spoon and Senator Ian Michalak based some of their platform on completing projects SG has undertaken this year, including...

SG senator admits to past felony

SG senator admits to past felony

Ashley Diel, Staff Reporter
March 25, 2015
Filed under News

Murmurs swept through the room as Senator Ronald Pheils stood to speak. Moments later, silence fell as he announced his previous conviction for a felony. Pheils said his past conviction was irrelevant to his position within SG and that it had no effect on his performance as a senator. “I’m...

Student leaders under fire and facing accusations

Student leaders under fire and facing accusations

Ashley Diel, Staff Reporter
March 18, 2015
Filed under News, Top Stories

Internal conflict dominated the latest Student Government meeting as an academic year record-high seven new resolutions reached the floor in one night. One of the most-discussed pieces of legislation recommended that one student trustee of the University of Toledo Board of Trustees, Dan Arendt, appear...

Only one ticket to run for SG presidential elections

Only one ticket to run for SG presidential elections

Colleen Anderson, Associate News Editor
March 18, 2015
Filed under News, Top Stories

The only presidential ticket for student government elections this year was announced on March 18 at the weekly SG meeting. Cody Spoon is running for the position of president, with Ian Michalak as his running mate for vice president. SG senator Benjamin Lynn, senator, argued that the appointed de...

Divestment passes

Divestment passes

Colleen Anderson, Associate News Editor
March 4, 2015
Filed under News, Top Stories

Read about the previous Student Government meeting concerning divestment here: SJP resolution ruled 'unconstitutional' by University of Toledo SG   Shouts of joy and excitement erupted from the supporters of the divestment resolution as it passed in an overwhelming majority vote of 21-...

High school students could join SG

High school students could join SG

Colleen Anderson, Associate News Editor
February 4, 2015
Filed under News, Top Stories

High school students could be eligible to debate legislation and vote on campus issues if a proposed amendment reaches a three-fourths majority in favor when it reaches the floor in two weeks. If passed, it would change a section of the SG constitution to allow high school students enrolled at UT t...

SG passes library act, plans to research cost of 24/7 access

SG passes library act, plans to research cost of 24/7 access

Colleen Anderson, Associate News Editor
January 28, 2015
Filed under News, Top Stories

The extension of library hours and protection of technology in the library proposed last week passed on the senate floor during Tuesday’s meeting. While the protection of technology in the library passed unanimously without debate, the library hour extension was a subject of debate for the second...

SG library act proposes extended hours

Colleen Anderson, Associate News Editor
January 21, 2015
Filed under News, Top Stories

Student Government senators are in the middle of heated debate about the Student Library Act, the latest major legislation from the 40-member house of student leaders. The act is composed of two resolutions. One would call for UT to investigate extending library hours from their current midnight cl...

Student senate paves the way for Toledo bike initiative

Student senate paves the way for Toledo bike initiative

Colleen Anderson, Associate News Editor
January 14, 2015
Filed under News, Top Stories

Student Government is calling on the University of Toledo to pave a mile-long section of a new bicycle trail as part of a resolution during their first session of the new year. SG Vice President Ali Eltatawy proposed a resolution that would urge the university to pave a mile of the Chessie Circle...

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