SG Report: April 10th

SG Report: April 10th

UTD App Joey Campain, SG vice president, is continuing to oversee the production process of a new UTD app structured to track the Comet Cabs and Comet Cruisers. The app will also have links to important websites, such as the library’s site. Android and Apple versions of the new app...

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SG Report: March 27th

SG Report: March 27th

Comets Remember President Akshitha Padigela’s proposal to engrave the rocks in the reflection pools with the names of Comets who’ve passed while attending or after being accepted to UTD was approved. The project will be complete in time for the Comets Remember event on April 6 at 10 a.m. The...

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SG Report: March 6th

SG Report: March 6th

Core Classes Jonathan Schueler, leader of the academic affairs committee, informed the senate that the UTD Core Curriculum Committee approved 14 new classes for the School of Arts and Humanities. The final step in the approval process will happen when the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board meets in the summer....

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SG Report: February 20th

SG Report: February 20th

Net ID System SG senator Rahul Sonwalkar of the Technology Committee has finalized the creation of a new Net ID system. Passwords will expire every year instead of every six months. The new password will go into effect immediately, rather than after the 15-minute window it currently takes to update....

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SG Report: February 6th

SG Report: February 6th

Meet Your Senators In the effort to make themselves more available to the student body, senators will meet with the leadership of student organizations, offering the officers an opportunity to voice their concerns and needs. Invitations are currently being drafted. All organizations will be invited to send their president or...

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SG Report: January 23rd

ELECTIONS AND TAO COUNSELING Elections for Student Government senators will be the week after spring break. Those who are interested must sign up by Feb. 20. “Contact someone from Student Government as well as the Election Board’s Chair Casey Sublett and they will try to get them paired with a...

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SG Report: January 9th

SG Report: January 9th

During the last senate meeting of the fall semester, Student Government  members addressed new proposals and projects that are now complete. SG President Akshitha Padigela spoke with John Ferguson, associate head of the geosciences department, concerning the possibility of engraving rocks in the reflection pools with names of individuals who...

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SG Report: December 5th

SG Report: December 5th

Comet Discount Program Student Government is planning to update the Comet Discount Program, which provides various deals on goods and services found within a 10-mile radius of UTD. A full list of businesses offering deals can currently be found at SG.utdallas.edu/discount under “Comet Discounts.” Auto repair shops, child care facilities,...

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SG Report

Student government rejected a proposal given to it by Dean of Students Gene Fitch to amend the school’s drug and alcohol policy. The proposed amendment would add notification of parents of students under the age of 21 who are found using drugs or alcohol to the university’s existing list of...

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New food options to come soon

Student Government made the decision not to join the Texas Student Transportation Infrastructure Alliance, a nonpartisan coalition that supports the Texas Central Railway project at their meeting on Feb. 3. Project leaders plan to build a high-speed railway system connecting the DFW metroplex to the Houston area. The coalition wishes...

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