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Claire Lew named ASG president, wins 67 percent of vote

The Daily Northwestern

April 12, 2010

Filed under Campus (Archived), Student Government

Claire Lew was elected Associated Student Government president Wednesday after earning 67.1 percent of the vote.Lew, a SESP junior, learned of her victory at 7:52 p.m., just more than 45 minutes after polls closed, from Election Commission Chairman Jeff Cao. Weinberg sophomore Hiro Kawas...

Associated Student Government election violations issued

Sean Collins Walsh

April 11, 2010

Filed under Campus (Archived), Student Government

After a three-hour closed-door meeting, the Election Commission ruled that both candidates running for Associated Student Government president were guilty of "non-respectful discourse" for messages they released Monday afternoon.The charge is...

Behind the slogans: meet the ASG presidential candidates

Lauren Kelleher and Andrew Scoggin

April 10, 2010

Filed under Campus (Archived), Student Government

Getting to know ASG presidential candidate Alessio MantiAlessio Manti said he has always seen himself entering politics somewhere in the amorphous future of post-collegiate life. Until he began his race for Associated Studen...

Controversy strikes again in ASG presidential race

Sean Collins Walsh

April 10, 2010

Filed under Campus (Archived), Student Government

Check back for more updates throughout the night.An accusatory message sent by presidential candidate Alessio Manti at 1 p.m. sparked another episode of controversy in this year's Associated Student Government race.The widely...

New Fisk Hall shuttle stop boosts access

Vasiliki Mitrakos

April 7, 2010

Filed under Campus (Archived), Student Government

Following a month-long correspondence between the Associated Student Government and University Services, the new shuttle stop added near Fisk Hall began operating after Spring Break. All shuttles that turn right from Campus Dr...

ASG academic, student life VP races kick off

Lauren Kelleher

April 5, 2010

Filed under Campus (Archived), Student Government

They won't be at the forefront of the mudslinging or violation filing during this year's Associated Student Government campaign season, but this year's candidates for academic vice president and student life vice president, wh...

Nine-day campaign period for ASG positions begins today

Lilia Hargis

April 3, 2010

Filed under Campus (Archived), Student Government

Campaigning for Associated Student Government's campus-wide elections begins today.The ASG election commission confirmed Friday evening that SESP sophomore Alessio Manti and Weinberg sophomore Adam Thompson-Harvey will be runnin...

ASG Elects New Speaker of the Senate, Parliamentarian

Lilia Hargis and Lilia Hargis

March 30, 2010

Filed under Campus (Archived), Student Government

The Associated Student Government held its in-house elections Wednesday, selecting a speaker of the Senate and a parliamentarian, leaving the positions of clerk and treasurer open, since no one accepted nominations for the jo...

McGee continues work on ASG projects as term comes to close

Sarah Eberspacher

March 30, 2010

Filed under Campus (Archived), Student Government

The whiteboard in Associated Student Government President Mike McGee's office, with a comprehensive list of administrative departments, offers a glimpse into the organized chaos that has been his life since taking office last Ap...

Dance Marathon receives extra funding from ASG

Lilia Hargis

March 2, 2010

Filed under Campus (Archived), Student Government

Associated Student Government Senate voted to allocate an additional $750 to $1,000 in funding to Dance Marathon at its Wednesday night meeting.The event's change in venue from the Norris University Center Louis Room to a tent...

President Morton Schapiro addresses Northwestern diversity gap

Lilia Hargis

February 23, 2010

Filed under Campus (Archived), Student Government

University President Morton O. Schapiro attended Associated Student Government Senate on Wednesday night to discuss diversity, community-building and the value of student involvement.The first question Schapiro addressed was about...

Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl talks to ASG on town-gown issues

Lark Turner

February 16, 2010

Filed under Campus (Archived), Student Government

Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl attended the ASG Senate meeting Wednesday night to speak about town-gown relations and answer students' questions. Tisdahl said relations between the University and Evanston have improved significantly."There will be s...