Melanie is a Senior Staff Writer covering the Undergraduate Council of Students and the Undergraduate Finance Board. She is a first-year from northern Virginia considering concentrating in History and Public Policy. When not at The Herald, Melanie can be found lost on campus, keeping up with the New York Mets (unfortunately), or learning obscure history.

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UFB candidates prepare for elections

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UFB candidates prepare for elections

March 20, 2018 0 comments

In the Undergraduate Finance Board elections beginning today at noon, Lisa Schold ’19 and Drew To ’19 contend for the chair position while Julian De Georgia ’20 runs unopposed for vice chair.

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UCS, UFB candidates engage in public debate

March 18, 2018 0 comments

Candidates for top positions on the Undergraduate Council of Students and the Undergraduate Finance Board addressed topics including communication with the University administration, the #FullDisclosure campaign and diversity of thought on campus at a public debate Sunday night.

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UCS, UFB candidates commence campaigns

March 15, 2018 0 comments

Shanzé Tahir ’19 and Fabrice Guyot-Sionnest ’20 will compete to become the next president of the Undergraduate Council of Students in next week’s elections, UCS announced yesterday.

Shawn Young ’19.5 addressed the Undergraduate Council of Students at its general body meeting Wednesday night on behalf of the #FullDisclosure movement. Young and other students are petitioning the University to release policies and data related to legacy admission.

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UCS passes Campus of Consent amendment

March 14, 2018 0 comments

The Undergraduate Council of Students unanimously voted to both amend the Campus of Consent Bill and hold a referendum concerning legacy admissions on the 2018 election ballot at its general body meeting Wednesday night.

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​UCS, UFB election process begins for prospective candidates

March 7, 2018 0 comments

The Undergraduate Council of Students’ Elections Board held three information sessions this week for prospective candidates, marking the beginning of the spring election process for UCS and the Undergraduate Finance Board.

Members of UCS discussed unexpected costs of attending the University with Provost Richard Locke and Chief of Staff to the Provost Marisa Quinn.

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​UCS holds discussion with provost

February 28, 2018 0 comments

​​Provost Richard Locke P’18 and Chief of Staff to the Provost Marisa Quinn listened to student feedback about unexpected costs that students encounter while attending Brown at the Undergraduate Council of Students’ general body meeting Wednesday evening.

HOPE hosts first annual summit

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HOPE hosts first annual summit

February 25, 2018 0 comments

More than 100 students gathered at the University this weekend for the first annual Summit on Homelessness and Poverty.

The Undergraduate  Council of Students gathered Wednesday evening to meet with coordinators from Project LETS, a student-run mental health education group.

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UCS holds Q&A with Project LETS

February 21, 2018 0 comments

The Undergraduate Council of Students held a question-and-answer session with the co-coordinators of Project LETS at its general body meeting Wednesday evening.

The Undergraduate Council of Students met with representatives from various student groups such as the African Students Association and the Class Coordinating Board to discuss changes to the Campus of Consent Bill.

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UCS discusses campus of consent bill

February 15, 2018 0 comments

The Undergraduate Council of Students discussed changes to the Campus Consent Bill with members from several Category III student groups at its general body meeting Wednesday evening.

In the first meeting of the semester, Brown University Community Council received recommendations for the structure of work-study employment at the University.

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Changes recommended to student employment practices

February 14, 2018 0 comments

A student employment working group recommended several changes to University student employment practices at the Brown University Community Council’s first meeting of the semester yesterday.

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