USG Election 2014

A word from USG

The main role of the Undergraduate Student Government is to serve as the representative body for the undergraduate student population here at USC. The Undergraduate Student Government, also known as USG, is able to do this through the programming of events, advocating for desired changes, funding student organizations and events and writing new legislation for […]

Getting out the vote

USC students will take to the polls today to elect Undergraduate Student Government members after a newly-extended campaign period that spanned nearly three weeks — but it’s still unclear whether that prolonged phase will result in increased voter turnout. Student government elections have become notorious at colleges nationwide for drawing only a small percentage of […]

New year, new code, new rules

This year, students campaigning for Undergraduate Student Government offices are required to play by a new set of rules. A revised elections code changed the campaign process and extended the voting period.  The revised code established a preparation period between Dec. 19 and Jan. 21, where the candidates could only speak to their running mate […]

Looking back with Kurth and Park

Signs on Trousdale. Profile and cover photos on Facebook. Student organization endorsements. What many see as a fierce competition raging on between factions of the student body is inspiring a very different kind of emotion in two students on campus — nostalgia. “It’s weird seeing it from the other end,” said Undergraduate Student Government Vice […]