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ASG urges Northwestern to quickly hire administrator to support LGBTQ students

ASG urges Northwestern to quickly hire administrator to support LGBTQ students

Wilson Chapman, Reporter
May 22, 2019
Filed under Administration, Campus, Homepage, Latest Stories, Student Government, Top Stories

Associated Student Government is circulating a petition demanding Northwestern speed up the hiring process for a new Multicultural Student Association assistant director to support LGBTQ students after the position was vacated in February.

Administrator discusses advancements, challenges for medical leave of absence policy during ASG Senate

Administrator discusses advancements, challenges for medical leave of absence policy during ASG Senate

Atul Jalan, Reporter
May 15, 2019
Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

Mona Dugo, Northwestern’s senior associate dean of students, discussed advancements in the University’s medical leave of absence program and remaining challenges it faces during Associate Student Government’s Wednesday Senate meeting. Throughout Dugo’s six-year tenure, she’s worked to improve...

ASG in the ‘90s: Past presidents included frat stars, cult leaders

ASG in the ‘90s: Past presidents included frat stars, cult leaders

Gabby Birenbaum, Campus Editor
May 8, 2019
Filed under Alumni, Campus, Latest Stories, Student Government, Top Stories

This week, Associated Student Government president Izzy Dobbel, a SESP junior, will complete the first week of her term after winning an uncontested election with 75 percent of the vote. While Dobbel’s path to the presidency was fairly straightforward, past ASG presidents have come to power in a variety of...

ASG passes legislation to establish committee to lobby for student-facing fundraising

ASG passes legislation to establish committee to lobby for student-facing fundraising

Atul Jalan, Reporter
April 24, 2019
Filed under Campus, Latest Stories, Student Government

Associated Student Government passed legislation Wednesday to establish a Committee on Undergraduate Fundraising Priorities. The committee will be tasked with engaging the undergraduate student body on campus improvements that could be implemented through “major gifts or endowment” and submitting...

ASG incoming leadership proposes stipends to peer educators like SHAPE

ASG incoming leadership proposes stipends to peer educators like SHAPE

Josiah Bonifant, Assistant Campus Editor
April 24, 2019
Filed under Campus, Instagram Posts, Latest Stories, Student Government, Student Groups

Associated Student Government president-elect Izzy Dobbel and vice president-elect Adam Davies have recently proposed providing a stipend to support peer educators within groups like Sexual Health And Assault Peer Educators. This idea, Davies said, was one aspect of the platform of “justice”...