Topic: UCS

Students expressed concerns about the meal plan accommodation process at the Undergraduate Council of Students general body meeting.

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UCS discusses meal plan accommodation process

October 17, 2019 0 comments

Students expressed concerns to Brown Dining Services administrators about how the University has handled meal plan accommodation requests at the Undergraduate Council of Students’ general body meeting Wednesday evening.

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.

Dara Bayer ’08 is serving as the University’s inaugural transformative justice program coordinator.

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University hires transformative justice program coordinator

September 13, 2019 1 comment

The University hired Dara Kwayera Imani Bayer ’08 this summer to serve as its inaugural Transformative Justice Program Coordinator, where she will oversee projects that aim to address violence and instances of harm through accountability and healing rather than punitive or legal measures.

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.

UCS Vice President and President-elect William Zhou ’20 presented an amendement that would combine two UCS leadership positions.

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UCS amends bylaws, supports Disability Justice at Brown

April 11, 2019 0 comments

The Undergraduate Council of Students unanimously passed an amendment adjusting its bylaws for its chair of appointments position, debated merging roles on its management and executive boards…

William Zhou ’20 (right) was elected UCS president Thursday night with 50.1 percent of the vote. Zhou currently serves as UCS vice president.

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Zhou ’20 elected UCS president

March 22, 2019 0 comments

William Zhou ’20 was elected president of the Undergraduate Council of Students and Julian De Georgia ’20 was chosen as chair of the Undergraduate Finance Board in this year’s elections.