USC’s Undergraduate Student Government oversees a budget of approximately $2.3 million each year. The official governing body for 19,000 students, comprised of six branches and more than 120 members, holds tremendous influence over numerous aspects of campus life. During the past two academic years, USG has negotiated legislation to ban smoking on campus, extend the […]
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Student government leaders at USC and UCLA compare the two election systems on their respective campuses.
Past USG presidential candidates have relied on greek life organizations on campus for votes and institutional support.
The distance between the two campuses makes it difficult for some GSG members to feel integrated with other students.
Campaign managers arrange endorsement meetings, develop strategies and maintain relationships with student groups.
Students reflect on why they chose not to vote in the USG elections after a record low turnout last year.
The presidential and vice presidential candidates shared their qualifications and their visions for USG’s future.
Undergraduate Student Government hosted a Meet the Candidates event Tuesday night in TCC 227 to introduce the presidential and vice presidential tickets to the student body before the Feb. 7-9 elections.
The new policy would consolidate teams and eliminate administration positions.