Last year, the Undergraduate Student Government executive council candidates pledged to make several changes to improve campus life. The Statesman reexamined those platforms to see if those candidates upheld their promises.
Throughout the years, the students of Stony Brook University have generally been inclined toward voicing disapproval over the Undergraduate Student Government’s performance. So far this year, however, the trend has been abruptly stymied.
In a continuation of the Undergraduate Student Government’s effort to garner feedback from students, USG will hold a series of town hall meetings this year called SB Voice events. The events complement the SB Voice forum launched on the USG website this summer.
Before we enter college, we think of all the exciting things that we never had the opportunity, time, money, or resources to do in high school. We tell everyone we know that we are going to join this club and that club, play this sport and that sport and leave a lasting impact on the university and, even more importantly, our peers. Because we are already in college, specifically a top-tier one like Stony Brook, we have exceedingly high aspirations.