The turnout for an optional potential candidates meeting held Tuesday — the unofficial kickoff of spring elections — was only half of what it was last year. Twenty-five students attended the meeting, designed to inform those interested in running for offices in student government next year of the process.
Student Congress passed a bill Tuesday designed to make it easier for students seeking election to navigate through rules and regulations for campaigns.
Student Congress passed a resolution Tuesday opposing any tuition increase exceeding the 6.5 percent cap mandated by the UNC-system Board of Governors.
The rules and judiciary committee of Student Congress passed a bill Tuesday that would provide students legal representation in front of the Student Supreme Court. The revision to Title III of the Student Code would create a student legal counsel service and provide students with representation before the court.
Student Congress passed a bill Tuesday that will divide South Campus into two congressional districts. Effective April 1 of next year, the redistricting bill proposed by representative Paige Comparato will divide South Campus into South Campus-East and South Campus-West.
The rules and judiciary committee of Student Congress considered a bill Tuesday that would divide South Campus representation into two separate districts.
About $20,000 was appropriated to the seven organizations that came before Student Congress Tuesday. Funding proposals were brought forward by several organizations, including the Black Student Movement, Project Literacy and the UNC Longboarding Club.