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2019 USG Election Preview: VP of Finance

2019 USG Election Preview: VP of Finance

Editorial Board

April 16, 2019


Filed under News, USG Elections 2019

The VP of Finance serves as the liaison between USG and USG-recognized student organizations as well as USG’s chief financial officer. The VP of Finance also presents funding legislation to the USG General Assembly and ensures USG’s Funding Bylaws are abided by. Additionally, the VP of Finance is...

2019 USG Election Preview: President

2019 USG Election Preview: President

Editorial Board

April 16, 2019


Filed under News, USG Elections 2019

The President of USG serves as the chief leader of the undergraduate body. The President also represents the interest of undergraduate students to the administration and other governing bodies on campus by maintaining communication with chief administrators and serving as the representative of USG in...

2019 USG Election Preview: Representatives

2019 USG Election Preview: Representatives

Editorial Board

April 16, 2019


Filed under News, USG Elections 2019

The number of college representative is given by the approximate ratio of one representative per 100 students. As a result, the student body will elect 15 representatives from the College of Arts and Sciences, 15 representatives from Case School of Engineering, three representatives from the Weatherhead...

2019 USG Election Preview: Chief Judicial Officer

2019 USG Election Preview: Chief Judicial Officer

Editorial Board

April 16, 2019


Filed under News, USG Elections 2019

The Chief Judicial Officer aims to uphold USG’s constitution and governing documents by ensuring that all USG members follow them. In addition, the Chief Judicial Officer also presides over the assembled judicial committee that is assembled when member(s) or the action(s) of a member(s) of the general a...

2019 USG Election Preview: VP of Diversity and Inclusion

2019 USG Election Preview: VP of Diversity and Inclusion

Editorial Board

April 16, 2019


Filed under News, USG Elections 2019

The VP of Diversity and Inclusion seeks to advocate for marginalized students and promote an inclusive community by working closely with both CWRU administration, such as with the Director of the Office of Multicultural Affairs (Naomi Sigg), and student organizations, including the executive council...

2019 USG Election Preview: VP of Public Relations

2019 USG Election Preview: VP of Public Relations

Editorial Board

April 16, 2019


Filed under News, USG Elections 2019

The Vice President of Public Relations serves as the chief morale and marketing officer of USG. The VP of Public Relations aims to provide transparent, updated and relevant information to the student body through social media, newsletters and the USG website. In addition, the VP of Public Relations is...

2019 USG Election Preview: VP of Academic Affairs

2019 USG Election Preview: VP of Academic Affairs

Editorial Board

April 16, 2019


Filed under News, USG Elections 2019

The Vice President of Academic Affair represents the undergraduate student body on affairs related to academic affairs. The VP of Academic Affairs gathers the undergraduate student body’s opinion on academic issues and works with administrators to resolve these issues, including the Dean of Undergrad...

2019 USG Election Preview: VP of Student Life

2019 USG Election Preview: VP of Student Life

Editorial Board

April 16, 2019


Filed under News, USG Elections 2019

The Vice President of Student Life represents the undergraduate student body on affairs related to student life and makes sure that undergraduate students have the best possible student experience at CWRU. The VP of Student Life works with key administrators, including the Vice President of Student A...

USG Spring 2019 Election Preview

USG Spring 2019 Election Preview

Editorial Board

April 16, 2019


Filed under News, Top Stories, USG Elections 2019

The Undergraduate Student Government (USG) is the main governing body of the undergraduate community at CWRU. With the tagline “Students First,” USG is responsible for representing the interests of students to the university. By voting, students can support candidates who they feel will most closely...

Student body elects USG President, Maya Rao

Student body elects USG President, Maya Rao

Sophia Yakumithis, Director of Print

April 27, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories

Last week, the Undergraduate Student Government (USG) held its elections for the 2018-2019 academic year. Third-year chemistry major Maya Rao took the top executive position, president, by a 53.76 percent win. She hopes to “steer the organization in a positive direction over the course of the [2018-...

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