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Wrenn MS’18 PhD’21: Fact-Checking the UCS Executive Board’s Herald Letter: A Historical Perspective

Op-eds, Opinions

Wrenn MS’18 PhD’21: Fact-Checking the UCS Executive Board’s Herald Letter: A Historical Perspective

May 24, 2020 0 comments

In their May 15 letter to the editor, the Executive Board of the Undergraduate Council of Students appealed to the Brown community that the Class Coordinating Board is not an official form of student government: 

Letter: Student Governance and the Class Coordinating Board

Letters to the Editor, Opinions

Letter: Student Governance and the Class Coordinating Board

May 15, 2020 0 comments

To the Editor:  The Undergraduate Council of Students has and will always welcome input and collaboration from all students and student groups on our campus. 

Sachar ’20: UCS, Do You See Us?

Op-eds, Opinions

Sachar ’20: UCS, Do You See Us?

May 9, 2020 3 comments

Student government has the ability to play a vital role on our campus, but its constitutive organizations are severely struggling to be transparent and accountable to the students they serve.

Letter: We Have Been Trying and Will Try Harder

Letters to the Editor, Opinions

Letter: We Have Been Trying and Will Try Harder

April 25, 2020 0 comments

To the editor: I wanted to add some context to the recent op-ed titled: “Chen ’22: The danger of a single narrative in the form of petitions.

UCS President William Zhou ’20 helped organize over 150 student body presidents — all eight Ivies included — in calling for employers and graduate programs not to penalize students for their grades this semester.

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UCS president helps organize letters calling for flexibility in hiring, admissions, mental health counseling regulations

April 20, 2020 0 comments

As part of a coalition which now includes student body presidents from over 150 universities, Undergraduate Council of Students President William Zhou ’20 helped organize two letters calling for flexibility in hiring and program admissions criteria and loosened interstate psychological counseling regulations.

The Undergraduate Council of Students plans to develop a new University committee dedicated to Brown’s impact on and engagement with the wider Providence community.

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UCS votes to create University community engagement committee, discusses DIAP Phase II

April 16, 2020 0 comments

Ryan Davis, associate vice president for institutional equity and diversity, discussed Phase II of the Pathways to Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan at the Undergraduate Council of Students’ virtual general body meeting Wednesday.

Jason Carroll ’21 was elected president of the Undergraduate Council of Students, Elections Board Co-Chairs Alex Song ’20 and Mary Stack ’21 announced in a Zoom video conference open to the student body Monday night.

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Jason Carroll ’21 elected UCS President

April 6, 2020 0 comments

Jason Carroll ’21 was elected president of the Undergraduate Council of Students and Akilesh Raman ’22 was elected as chair of the Undergraduate Finance Board in this year’s elections, Elections Board Co-Chairs Alex Song ’20 and Mary Stack ’21 announced in a Zoom video conference open to the student body Monday night. 

At its general body meeting this week, the Undergraduate Council of Students virtually discussed ways to best support students in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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UCS works to support students through COVID-19, discusses Universal Pass

April 2, 2020 0 comments

At its first general body meeting since the University moved to remote instruction, the Undergraduate Council of Students virtually discussed ways to best support students in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. UCS also considered potential responses to the University’s temporary grading policy.

In the Undergraduate Student Council elections, Zanagee Artis ’22 and Jason Carroll ’21 vie for the UCS presidency, while Summer Dai ’22 and Sam Caplan '22 compete for the vice presidency.

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Candidates compete for UCS presidency, vice presidency

March 30, 2020 0 comments

Polls open today at 8 p.m. EDT for the Undergraduate Council of Students and Undergraduate Finance Board elections. Zanagee Artis ’22 and Jason Carroll ’21 vie for the UCS presidency, while Sam Caplan ’22 and Summer Dai ’22 compete for the vice presidency.

Due to the suspension of in-person classes, UCS and UFB held debates — which were meant to occur on campus on March 13 — over video.

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UCS, UFB candidates use videos to debate

March 24, 2020 0 comments

Candidates for the top positions on the Undergraduate Council of Students and Undergraduate Finance Board discussed topics such as transparency, accessibility and concerns surrounding the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic in pre-recorded videos released Monday morning.