Case Western Reserve University's independent student news source

The Observer

Case Western Reserve University's independent student news source

The Observer

Case Western Reserve University's independent student news source

The Observer

USG conducts first SEC budget audit

Chris Nguyen, Staff Reporter November 4, 2016

The Undergraduate Student Government (USG) Finance Committee has recently completed an audit, noting and grading the finances of the seven Student Executive Council (SEC) boards. This is the first audit...

Referendum result confirms SEC overhaul

Celia Wan, News Editor April 22, 2016

The work towards structural reform of the Student Executive Council (SEC), which was first brought up in the spring of 2015, has now concluded. The referendum for the new SEC constitution ended on Wednesday,...

The task force created an infographic to explain the basics of the reforms.

SEC overhaul heading to referendum

Aquene Kimmel, News Editor April 5, 2016

At 1 a.m. on Friday, April 1, two large rooms in Thwing Center were filled with students for very different reasons. In the Jolly Scholar, students were celebrating the end of a long week. In an office...

UDC settles in, has new projects underway

Julia Bianco, Director of Web & Multimedia March 18, 2016

This week on Campus Insider, we sat down with Brittany Chung, the President of the Undergraduate Diversity Collaborative (UDC), to talk about the organization’s progress since they were voted into the...

Each current umbrella group at the SEC level would correspond to the following pillars in the proposed plan. Other than University Media Board, all umbrellas correspond to more than one pillar, making the proposed reform overly complicated.

Let’s not further complicate student group funding

March 18, 2016

We drew a diagram (above) displaying the proposed Student Executive Council (SEC) restructure plan. Are you a bit confused by it? Because we were at first. The SEC Reform Task Force shouldn’t offer...

Student group funding structure considers drastic rehaul

Julia Bianco, Director of Web & Multimedia February 26, 2016

It’s past midnight, and 20 plus students have just finished allocating the hundreds of thousands of dollars that will be spent this semester to define student life on campus. The three plus hour process,...

Uncapped: SEC removes ban on student groups purchasing alcohol with Student Activity Fee money

Aquene Kimmel, News Editor November 13, 2015

After being debated in the Student Executive Council (SEC) and a committee created just for this issue, a bylaw against student organizations using the allocations made by SEC to purchase alcohol has been...

Task Force Committee Reviews SEC Structure

Celia Wan, Contributing Reporter November 6, 2015

Early this semester, the Student Executive Council (SEC) announced the establishment of a Task Force Committee, marking a series of evaluations and prospective reforms of current SEC structure. Since then,...

SEC determines Spring 2016 budget

Kalli Schumacher, Contributing Reporter October 23, 2015

Last April the Case Western Reserve University student body voted in the Undergraduate Diversity Collaborative (UDC) as a new umbrella organization under the Student Executive Council (SEC). Next semester,...

Taskforce created to enact SEC reforms

Adithi Iyengar, Copy Editor September 25, 2015

In order to better engage the student population and various organizations, the Student Executive Council (SEC) of Case Western Reserve University plans to evaluate its present structure and is thinking...

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