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Two representatives from e-scooter company Spin attended Wednesday’s UCS meeting to talk about a potential partnership with the University.

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Spin e-scooter company considers partnership with University

November 7, 2019 0 comments

Representatives from e-scooter company Spin presented on a potential partnership with the University at the Undergraduate Council of Students’ general body meeting Wednesday evening.

Student collective pushes University to disregard conviction history in hiring

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Student collective pushes University to disregard conviction history in hiring

October 31, 2019 0 comments

Student collective RailRoad presented to the Undergraduate Council of Students on Wednesday evening, outlining its proposal for the University to make its hiring policies more inclusive of people with conviction histories.

At yesterday's UCS meeting, the Council passed two amendments regarding student group recognition.

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UCS amends club recognition policies

October 24, 2019 0 comments

The Undergraduate Council of Students passed two amendments to its code of operations concerning student group recognition and heard updates on committee initiatives during its Wednesday meeting.

Save Brown University Dining Services presented at the Undergraduate Council of Students general body meeting. Following policy changes from Brown Dining Services, Save BuDS aims to increase the hiring of student workers and promote transparency between BuDS and BDS.

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Save BuDS calls for increased number of student workers, transparency

October 3, 2019 0 comments

Student coalition Save Brown University Dining Services presented to the Undergraduate Council of Students at the Council’s general body meeting Wednesday evening.

At Wednesday’s general body meeting, UCS members discussed concerns about ResLife and accessibility.

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UCS holds internal elections for three positions

September 26, 2019 0 comments

The Undergraduate Council of Students elected the chair of the Student Activities Committee, the UCS-Undergraduate Finance Board liaison and a UFB representative at its general body meeting Wednesday evening.

UCS created two first-year positions for its Management Board. Election results were announced Thursday night.

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First-years Nam, Ruzicka elected to UCS

September 20, 2019 0 comments

Joon Nam ’23 and Zane Ruzicka ’23 were elected to serve on the Undergraduate Council of Students as its inaugural first-year representatives, UCS Elections Board Member Jackson Kealey ’21 announced on the steps of the Stephen Robert ’62 Campus Center last night.

During the Council’s general body meeting Wednesday, UCS Vice President Jason Carroll ’21 presented two ideas on subsidizing laundry for students on financial aid or with low estimated family contributions.

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Undergraduate Council of Students discusses free laundry initiative

September 19, 2019 0 comments

The Undergraduate Council of Students is starting to plan an initiative that will make laundry free or subsidized for some students, said UCS Vice President Jason Carroll ’21 at the Council’s meeting Wednesday night.

The first general body meeting of the Undergraduate Council of Students took place Wednesday evening in Petterutti Lounge.

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UCS to hold elections for first-year reps

September 12, 2019 0 comments

The Undergraduate Council of Students will add two first-year representatives to its Management Board  through an election later this month, said Chief of Staff Melissa Lee ’20 at the Council’s first general body meeting of the semester Wednesday evening.

President Paxson has voiced her opposition to the divestment movement before, stating that the University cannot wade into political stances and advocate on behalf of certain issues.

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Paxson answers UCS questions on divestment, admissions

April 25, 2019 0 comments

President Christina Paxson P’19 presented on divestment and the national admissions scandal at the Undergraduate Council of Students’ general body meeting Wednesday evening.

Dean of Financial Aid Jim Tilton presented to the Undergraduate Council of Students about financial aid initiatives at the Council’s weekly meeting.

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UCS discusses financial aid, inclusion initiatives

April 18, 2019 0 comments

The Undergraduate Council of Students heard updates about disability study spaces, gender-inclusive restrooms and financial aid initiatives at its general body meeting Wednesday evening. The Council also elected Lijin Dai ’22 as its treasurer.