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ASG elects members, settles violation with vote

Michele Corriston

April 4, 2011

Filed under Campus (Archived), Student Government

ASG Senate passed legislation clarifying senators' involvement with committees before unanimously electing three new members to the Rules Committee at its meeting Wednesday night. Weinberg junior Francis Brooke, SESP freshman ...

ASG candidates share their campaign plans

Maria LaMagna

April 2, 2011

Filed under Campus (Archived), Student Government

With the campaign period now underway for Northwestern's Associated Student Government president and vice presidential positions, The Daily sat down with the two pairs of candidates, Medill junior Matt Bellassai and Communication so...

ASG updates annual budget, begins electing new officers

Safiya Merchant

March 28, 2011

Filed under Campus (Archived), Student Government

The torch was passed at Wednesday's Associated Student Government meeting as senators voted new members to the ASG executive board. The order of business included filling the roles of speaker of the Senate, parliamentarian, clerk and...

Mayor Tisdahl to come to NU to answer student questions

Annie Chang

February 28, 2011

Filed under Campus (Archived), Student Government

Northwestern students will have the opportunity to ask Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl any burning questions they might have in person Wednesday. Tisdahl and other city officials will attend the weekly Associated Student Government Senate me...

ASG passes bill to put student on Board of Trustees

Sammy Caiola

February 22, 2011

Filed under Campus (Archived), Student Government

The Associated Student Government unanimously passed legislation Wednesday that could potentially put a student representative on the Board of Trustees next year. The Board of Trustees must approve the bill before it goes into...

In Focus: ASG mulls cutting Senate in half, campus-wide elections for senators

Annie Chang

February 21, 2011

Filed under Campus (Archived), In Focus, Student Government

After months of discussing how to make the Associated Student Government more representative and effective, some ASG Senate leaders have come up with an unexpected and dramatic solution: slicing the size of the organization by...

ASG evaluates progress on Winter Quarter goals

Safiya Merchant

February 19, 2011

Filed under Campus (Archived), Student Government

With time running out on their terms in office, Associated Student Government executive board members are attempting to finish campaign promises and new projects that have arisen throughout the year. ASG President Claire Lew said ...

ASG Senate tables ‘safeguarding’ bill indefinitely

Safiya Merchant

January 24, 2011

Filed under Student Government

Yeas and nays were heard throughout Wednesday's Associated Student Government Senate meeting as senators voted on multiple pieces of legislation, ranging from the city of Evanston's "brothel law" to safeguarding Senate meetings. ASG Senator S...

New bill may change the rules for canceling ASG senate

Sammy Caiola

January 24, 2011

Filed under Campus (Archived), Student Government

The surprise cancelation of Associated Student Government's Jan. 12 Senate meeting has spurred new legislation that senators will vote on during Wednesday's meeting. The new bill would restrict the ability of the ASG Speaker o...

ASG eyes changes to Senate elections

Sammy Caiola

January 17, 2011

Filed under Student Government

Upcoming legislation in the Associated Student Government aims to improve the process by which senators from dormitories are elected, starting with the formalization of a pre-existing election commission. The legislation was wr...

Community gathers to remember Martin Luther King Jr.

By Leezia Dhalla

January 15, 2011

Filed under Campus (Archived), Student Government

Hymns of praise and inspirational passages calling for remembrance echoed inside the Alice Millar Chapel on Monday evening, where nearly 200 students, faculty and community members gathered at the 31st annual Rev. Doctor Martin Lu...

Tavis Smiley speaks to remember MLK

Sammy Caiola

January 15, 2011

Filed under Campus (Archived), Student Government

An audience of all ages and races filled Pick-Staiger Concert Hall Monday to celebrate the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration of the holiday began Saturday with an interfaith event at the Fleetwood-Jourdain Community...