Melanie is a Senior Staff Writer covering the Undergraduate Council of Students and the Undergraduate Finance Board. She is a sophomore 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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UCS aims to increase filtered water access

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UCS aims to increase filtered water access

April 10, 2018 0 comments

To address student concern about a lack of water bottle filling stations on campus, the Undergraduate Council of Students’ committee on campus life has submitted a proposal to the Department of Facilities Management to add 10 new stations around the University.

Co-chairs of the UCS elections board Katherine Barry ’19 (left) and Kathryn Stack ’19 (right) announced the results of the election Thursday night.

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Tahir ’19 elected next UCS president

March 23, 2018 0 comments

​​Shanzé Tahir ’19 was elected the next president of the Undergraduate Council of Students and Camila Pelsinger ’20 was elected the next vice president, announced co-chairs of the UCS election board Katherine Barry ’19 and Kathryn Stack ’19 Thursday night on the steps of the Stephen Roberts ’62 Campus Center.

UCS, administrators discuss food security, textbook costs

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UCS, administrators discuss food security, textbook costs

March 21, 2018 0 comments

​Several administrators attended the Undergraduate Council of Students’ general body meeting Wednesday to discuss a working group proposal that would increase support for students whose financial aid packages include no expected “parent contribution,” according to text of the revised draft distributed at the meeting.

UCS candidates discuss platforms

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UCS candidates discuss platforms

March 20, 2018 0 comments

Polls open today at noon in races for all executive board positions on the Undergraduate Council of Students. Shanzé Tahir ’19 and Fabrice Guyot-Sionnest ’20 contend for the presidency while Camila Pelsinger ’20 and William Zhou ’20 campaign for the vice presidency.

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.

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