The Statesman livestreamed the event, which is currently posted on Facebook. Highlights from the conversation, edited for readability and clarity, are included below. A full transcript of the event is available here.
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 chief justice of the Undergraduate Student Government (USG) spent over a year in office without being confirmed, violating a constitutional requirement that judiciary members be confirmed during the academic year they are appointed.
During his visit, Gershon repeatedly stated that the bill is not a tax cut for the middle class. “If you want a middle class tax cut, let’s have a middle class tax cut. But don’t pretend that a corporate giveaway is a middle class tax cut,” he said.
Assistant Chief of Police and the Director of Campus Emergency Management Lawrence Zacarese came out on top against State Senator Philip Boyle in the Republican primary for Suffolk County sheriff on Tuesday night.