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Student government eyes inclusion, transparency

As the new Student Government leadership prepares to take office, the outgoing administration reflected on its ongoing efforts to improve student engagement and...

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Unused meal exchanges find new purpose

Student Government and Dining Services teamed up to create a meal swipe donation program to help combat food insecurity on campus. With close...

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Comets compost to curb food waste

Students residing in on-campus apartments can now join a composting program to learn about reducing food waste. Members of the Green Initiative of...

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Who will you choose? – Your Voice

With a platform focused on communication and bridging the gap between students and Student Government, two candidates are running for president and vice...

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SG proposes constitution amendment to election

Correction: The article was updated to reflect that Vice President Alex Holcomb is not for the proposed amendment change. In a proposed amendment...

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SG launches art initiative

The Student Government vice president is implementing three projects around campus to increase the presence of art at UTD. Alex Holcomb, SG vice...

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SG Report: 10/30/17

Comet Clash Debate On Nov. 2 from 7 to 9 p.m. at The Pub, the Legislative Affairs Committee is hosting a debate over...

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Q&A: Student Government Leadership

Representing the student body for the 2017-2018 school year, President JW Van Der Schans and Vice President Alex Holcomb sat down to talk...

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SG updates constitution

Student Government voted on new modifications to the constitution, including changes in representation and an increased role for the judicial board. The updates...


A&M controversy indicative of larger issue with clickbait media

The outrage over Rick Perry’s comments about the A&M University Student Government election is indicative of the problems in the way people are...


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