Topic: UCS

The Undergraduate Council of Students approved amendments to the Campus of Consent Bill and made preparations for the Title IX town hall tonight in its final general body meeting of the semester.

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UCS amends Campus of Consent Bill

December 6, 2018 0 comments

The Undergraduate Council of Students held its final general body meeting of the semester Wednesday evening, in which it unanimously amended the Campus of Consent Bill and brainstormed questions for tonight’s Title IX Town Hall.

UCS designated Turning Point USA as a category I student organization. It does not receive funding from the University but the club can fundraise and participate in student activities fairs.

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UCS approves chapter of national right-wing organization

December 5, 2018 0 comments

The Undergraduate Council of Students recently approved a campus chapter of Turning Point USA, a nonprofit that promotes “principles of freedom, free market and limited government” on college campuses, according to its website.

The newly formed Communications Committee pitched several plans to make UCS more accessible to students, including a new feedback form, office hours with UCS members, town halls and an information campaign.

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UCS committee aims to increase transparency

November 29, 2018 0 comments

The Undergraduate Council of Students heard updates from its Communications Committee at its weekly general body meeting Wednesday evening.

Student elections process varies across Ivy League

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Student elections process varies across Ivy League

November 26, 2018 0 comments

In early March, the Undergraduate Council of Students’ Elections Board held information sessions for prospective candidates to fill the council’s highest positions.

Editorial: Project Tampon updates welcome news, but questions remain

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Editorial: Project Tampon updates welcome news, but questions remain

November 12, 2018 0 comments

In the fall of 2016, Brown students were welcomed back onto campus with the heartening news that the Undergraduate Council of Students would begin supplying pads and tampons in women’s, men’s and gender-inclusive restrooms throughout campus — an initiative now known as Project Tampon.

Facilities takes over Project Tampon

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Facilities takes over Project Tampon

November 11, 2018 0 comments

The University’s Department of Facilities Management will oversee Project Tampon, a program to distribute free menstrual products in bathrooms on campus, wrote Paul Armas, assistant vice president of facilities operations, in an email to The Herald.

Cardoso ’19: Don’t let the discussion of legacy admission die

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Cardoso ’19: Don’t let the discussion of legacy admission die

November 8, 2018 0 comments

In a recent community-wide email, Undergraduate Council of Students’ President Shanzé Tahir ’19 announced the creation of a University working group to “critically assess the ways in which Brown admissions can decrease barriers for first-gen and low-income students.”

At its weekly general body meeting Wednesday evening, UCS learned about a new University structure for reporting bias-related incidents.

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UCS briefed on new bias reporting system

November 8, 2018 0 comments

During its weekly general body meeting  Wednesday evening, the Undergraduate Council of Students heard updates on the development of a new bias incident reporting system, to be implemented next semester.

UCS calls for ombudsperson for undergrads

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UCS calls for ombudsperson for undergrads

October 24, 2018 0 comments

The Undergraduate Council of Students unanimously approved a resolution at its general body meeting Wednesday evening demanding that the University hire an ombudsperson trained in transformative justice and community accountability processes to work with undergraduates.

UCS unanimously approves new UFB budget model

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UCS unanimously approves new UFB budget model

October 18, 2018 0 comments

The Undergraduate Council of Students voted unanimously at its general body meeting Wednesday evening to approve a proposal from the Undergraduate Finance Board to tie future yearly increases in the student activities fee to inflation.