Post Tagged with: "referendum"

Students to Vote on SAFE Proposals in Referendum

The¬†GUSA¬†senate voted unanimously Sunday to send a proposal on how to spend the $3.4 million Student Activities Fee Endowment to a student body-wide referendum. The proposal, which was finalized by the senate’s Finance and Appropriations Committee last week, allocates funds from to finance the Social Innovation and Public Service Fund,[Read More…]

by December 4, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News

Student Body Vote on Fee Overhaul Kicks Off

Polls for a referendum on Student Activities Fee and Endowment reform went live Monday evening, yielding 741 student votes at press time. For GUSA senators, a publicity drive to reach their magic number of 2,000 participants is in full swing.   The voting push comes as students face a measure[Read More…]

by December 7, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Vote No on SAFE Reform

The two words can be found in large font and blue ink on signs plastered across campus today: “Vote Yes.” Faced with a referendum on Student Activities Fee and Endowment reform, students may take one of three routes: heed the command on the signs, opt out of the voting entirely,[Read More…]

by December 7, 2010 0 comments Opinion

Possible Increase to Student Fee Proposed

Members of the GUSA Finance and Appropriations Committee met for a second Student Activities Fee and Endowment reform town hall, this time discussing the possibility of raising the fee by anywhere from $5 to $100. “After the last town hall [on Oct. 27], a few students reached out to us[Read More…]

by November 5, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Fee Fix Could Boost Group Funds

The GUSA Finance and Appropriations Committee proposed a new reform to funnel the entirety of the $100 per-student mandatory Student Activities Fee toward student groups, in a move that could more than double organizations’ funding to between $650,000 to $700,000. “We want to do a better job of addressing student[Read More…]

by October 22, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News