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USG Discusses Accuracy of Covid-19 Reports

September 23, 2020

This past Thursday, Sept. 17, the United Student Government (USG) discussed the accuracy of campus COVID-19 case reports. Multiple senators brought up the issue of the vague numbers from Fordham officials.

Students, pictured above, participated in a socially distanced electoral process. (Mackenzie Cranna/The Fordham Ram)

USG Elects New Freshman Senators

September 23, 2020

The Rose Hill Class of 2024 has elected four out of five of their Class of 2024 representatives for the freshman senate. The winning candidates for the Rose Hill Class of 2024 were Farah Elrakhawi, FCRH ‘’24;, Gabrielle Leigh Simporios, FCRH ‘’24;, and Cole Mullins, FCRH ‘’24.

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USG Passes Temporary Amendment for Freshman Elections

September 16, 2020

This past Thursday, Sept. 10, the United Student Government (USG) passed a temporary amendment to the freshman election code, allowing freshmen campaigning for a senate seat this fall to submit their petition signatures online.

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USG Holds First Hybrid Meeting of The Fall Semester

September 9, 2020

This past Thursday the United Student Government (USG) held their first meeting of the year both in-person and over Zoom, with senators and members of the Fordham community attending over both platforms.

Fordham Flea is usually one of the biggest events at the university for Earth Week. With classes moving online, sustainability groups had to make alterations.

Sustainability Groups Host Online Earth Week

April 19, 2020

The Social Innovation Collaboratory Impact Initiative, United Student Government (USG) Sustainability Committee and Students for Environmental Awareness and Justice (SEAJ) have joined together to host a ...

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USG Discusses Coronavirus Concerns

April 15, 2020

The virtual United Student Government (USG) meeting on April 3 continued discussions about a COVID-19 concern form which has been shared among students.

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USG Approves COVID-19 Concern Form

April 1, 2020

USG discussed using a google form to help student voice their concerns during this transition period.

USG asked the Office of Residential Life to consider leaving O'Hare open for students with extenuating circumstances. (Courtesy of Ram Archives)

USG Passes Residence Hall Accommodations Proposal

March 18, 2020

USG passed a proposal requesting housing accommodations for students with extenuating circumstances.

The Beacon Exemplar Award honors students, faculty and staff, who majorly inspire or support the Rose Hill community. (Courtesy of Facebook)

USG Brings Back Beacon Exemplar Award

March 11, 2020

The United Student Government (USG) has spearheaded an effort to bring back the Beacon Exemplar Award. The award process and ceremony was last held during the 2017-2018 academic year, according to Kevin McSorley, GSB ’20, vice president of student life.

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USG Discusses Commuter Week and Week of Action

March 4, 2020

United Student Government (USG) members made major announcements on upcoming campus events at Senate meetings on Feb. 20 and Feb. 27.

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Clubs Update USG

February 19, 2020

The United Student Government (USG) Senate meeting on Thursday Feb. 13 touched on an array of recent and upcoming campus events and several topics official student business.

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Senate Proposes Election Changes

February 5, 2020

In future elections, candidates will be able to gather signatures from all students not just those from their school.

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