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Tuesday September 21st


Creative Arts week attracts big names

Student Government is beginning a push to break down the barriers between the student body and the arts community. Carolina Creative Arts — a week-long celebration co-sponsored by student government’s arts advocacy committee and the Carolina Union Activities Board — will kick off with a screening of “Entourage” star Adrian Grenier’s documentary film, “Teenage Paparazzo.”

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Cooper’s executive picks to appear at Student Congress

Student Body President-elect Mary Cooper’s appointees for executive branch officers will appear before Student Congress tonight for confirmation. Cooper’s picks for student body vice president, student body secretary and student body treasurer — Zealan Hoover, Adam Jutha and Zach Dexter, respectively — will answer questions from members of the body. Hoover, who is in Cambodia, will appear via Skype.

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President-elect Mary Cooper chooses diverse cabinet

When Student Body President-elect Mary Cooper was choosing her executive branch officers, she wanted to make sure their first priority would be helping the student body. On Wednesday, Cooper announced that Zealan Hoover, Zach Dexter, Adam Jutha, Olivia Hammill and Lily Roberts would draw on their diverse array of experiences to do just that.

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Secretary no longer in charge of Student Code

The Student Code outlines only one job for the student body secretary. Tuesday night, that job was stripped from the role. After approving a budget of more than $135,000 to be dispersed among 53 student organizations with few objections, Student Congress passed a bill Tuesday that not only transferred the student body secretary’s duty of updating the Student Code to the clerk of Student Congress, but also repealed the $1,500 stipend allotted to the position. Congress also passed a bill that addressed a messy topic in the past student election.

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	Junior Mary Cooper is moving forward with the four main planks of her platform in her first week as UNC’s student body president-elect.

Cooper gets an early start

The congratulations have flowed in to Mary Cooper. But after the initial shock of winning the student body presidency over Ian Lee with a sweeping 62 percent of the vote, Cooper said she isn’t waiting until her April 5 inauguration to get started

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In aftermath of elections, Student Code may be altered

A bill that will arise in the rules and judiciary committee of Student Congress today could make this year’s student election the last to be riddled by conflicting interpretations of election rules. The proposal would specifically require that select student government members resign from their high-level offices before campaigning for another position.

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Junior Jasmin Jones discusses the vision of the student lifecommittee at the annual student council ?Cabinet Kickoff.?

Cabinet Kickoff a success

Student government's executive branch introduced its officers and committee chairmen Saturday at the Cabinet Kickoff a three-hour retreat aimed at discussing roles for the coming year.Although the executive branch has had cabinet retreats in the past this is the first one in at least the last three years.

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