Maria Markowicz

Dimcevski’s departure leads to ‘unconstitutional’ executive decision
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Dimcevski’s departure leads to ‘unconstitutional’ executive decision

Following the resignation of Representative Sen. Alexander Dimcevski, the Undergraduate Student Government made an executive decision to shorten the public notice period for the newly opened representative senator seat from two weeks to one week. This, however, was deemed unconstitutional by three members of the senate. In a soft vote, Andrew Windsor, co-chair of the…

Hillel condemns USS for proposing an anti-Israel resolution
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Hillel condemns USS for proposing an anti-Israel resolution

The CUNY University Student Senate tabled a controversial resolution following major concerns over lack of information and strong critique from the Jewish community at CUNY. The resolution, titled CUNY Investment Policy, was in line with the ideology of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement against Israel. That the BDS resolution would be voted on at…

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Student spills drink in outlet, causes smoke

A fire alarm that was activated in the Newman Library Building around 1 p.m. on March 13 caused lots of confusion among students in the building. Following the incident, students who were in the library reported different accounts of what had happened. Some reported that the computer caught on fire, while others claimed that there…

Committee proposes amendments to USG constitution to senate
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Committee proposes amendments to USG constitution to senate

The Undergraduate Student Government’s Constitutional Review Committee proposed two amendments to the USG constitution, one of which was partially approved by the senate during the March 6 meeting. After revisions, USG unanimously passed an amendment that allows senators up to four meeting absences per semester. Once a senator reaches the fourth absence, they become eligible…

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Trump proposes 30 percent tariff on solar panels and cells

President Donald Trump signed a ruling that raised the tariff on imported solar cells and panels to 30 percent. However, while Trump said the increased tariff will boost the U.S. solar power industry, experts believe that this move will have the opposite effect. When enacting the tariff, Trump said that it would prevent cheap products…

WIB loses USG co-sponsorship money after ticketing debacle
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WIB loses USG co-sponsorship money after ticketing debacle

After several students testified that they were not allowed to enter the Women In Business “Style Your Success Fashion Show,” the Undergraduate Student Government voted to take away its $913.26 co-sponsorship for the event. Aside from taking away its co-sponsorship for the event, USG also decided to take away WIB’s ability to co-sponsor with USG…

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