Posts

New USG senators present campaign platforms


The first meeting of the new USG Senate kicked off on Tuesday night, featuring the newly appointed senators presenting their campaign platforms. Commuter senators stressed USG’s role in connecting students who live off campus to the greater student body. “I want to make commuters feel more connected to campus, so they feel like they’re part […]

USG raffles off tickets for event featuring former USC head football coach Pete Carroll


Pete Carroll, former USC head football coach and current head coach of the Seattle Seahawks, will return to USC Wednesday, Feb. 26 from 6 to 8 p.m. to discuss his new book, Win Forever, at Bovard Auditorium, according to Asher Genoot, assistant director of Elections and Recruitment for Undergraduate Student Government. Carroll was the head coach of the Trojan […]

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 […]