The experiment that was dubbed “receivership” is now over, as Student Polity Association (SPA) has been decertified. The dissolution of SPA has left in its wake a moderately intrigued, though cautious, student body and a Polity Senate shocked and scrambling to regroup.
Clubs and organizations thrive on interaction, community and events, all of which are a vital part of campus life. However, they are now forced to adapt to a remote experience and limited funds in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic.
A campus-wide email announcing the referendum and elections included a link to a Google Drive folder with an annotated draft with the proposed changes, a final draft of the new constitution and a document describing major changes, in addition to the current constitution.
The Undergraduate Student Government (USG) senate unanimously voted to pass a resolution stating that the senate will pressure Stony Brook University faculty and staff to conform to university policies regarding course syllabi and textbook requisitions at its final meeting of the semester Thursday evening.
Known as a large and diverse campus, Stony Brook University is the sort of place students–especially new students–may find to be intimidating, especially when it comes time to find a niche. But because of the university’s diverse student body, there are clubs that reflect diverse interests.
At the April 23 Senate meeting, the Faculty Student Association Resolution was passed unanimously. It was presented by Thomas Kirnbauer, a senior and Vice President of Faculty Student Association, presented…