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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. 

Among student concerns raised in the UCS meeting circling the COVID-19 pandemic, members discussed measures to support campus safety and increase transparency in communication.

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UCS discusses potential impacts of COVID-19 on students

March 12, 2020 0 comments

At its general body meeting on March 11, The Undergraduate Council of Students sent an email to Provost Richard Locke P’18 and Vice President for Campus Life Eric Estes expressing concerns about possible actions the University could undertake in line with peer institutions, according to UCS President William Zhou ’20.

UCS project to grant 24/7 swipe access to Bear’s Lair

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UCS project to grant 24/7 swipe access to Bear’s Lair

March 10, 2020 0 comments

All residential students will soon have 24/7 swipe access into the Graduate Center Bear’s Lair as part of a pilot program for this spring, according to Associate Vice President for Campus Life and Dean of Students Koren Bakkegard.

Elections Board announces UCS, UFB candidates

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Elections Board announces UCS, UFB candidates

March 9, 2020 0 comments

Undergraduate Council of Students Vice President Jason Carroll ’21 and Chair of Campus Life Zanagee Artis ’22 are running for UCS president in this year’s UCS and Undergraduate Finance Board elections.

During the general body meeting, UCS voted and decided to include multiple referendums to the ballot for their upcoming elections. Referendum propositions, which addressed food security and the establishment of a Disability and Justice Center, pass by majority votes.

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UCS adds three referendums to elections ballot

March 5, 2020 0 comments

At its general body meeting Wednesday evening, the Undergraduate Council of Students voted to add three referendums to the ballot of the upcoming UCS and Undergraduate Finance Board elections.

UCS, UFB election season kicks off with information sessions

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UCS, UFB election season kicks off with information sessions

March 4, 2020 0 comments

Kicking off the Undergraduate Council of Students and Undergraduate Finance Board spring election process, the UCS elections board held three informational sessions for prospective candidates this week.

In the Undergraduate  Council of Students 2019 Fall Poll, 59.1 percent of respondents said they were “somewhat uncomfortable” or “very uncomfortable” drinking tap water in their dorms.

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Facilities replaces hot water tanks, to install bottle fillers

February 21, 2020 0 comments

Since last spring, the Department of Facilities Management has replaced all of the hot water tanks on Wriston Quadrangle and in Graduate Center, wrote University Spokesperson Brian Clark in an email to The Herald.

Students prioritized increasing the amount of on-campus student jobs available and addressing the high cost of school materials in the poll.

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UCS discusses fall poll, committee projects

February 20, 2020 0 comments

The Undergraduate Council of Students discussed its 2019 Fall Poll results, committee project updates and modifications to its constitution at its general body meeting Wednesday evening.

Brown Students want more say in University financial policies

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Brown Students want more say in University financial policies

February 14, 2020 0 comments

According to the 2019 Undergraduate Council of Students Fall Poll Report, 73.8 percent of undergraduate students want more decision-making ability in the University’s gift-acceptance and investment policies.