Does Student Government Matter?

This Thursday, the Tea Talks conversation series will be hosting a conversation on the topic, “What Can Student Government Do?” As an inside-the-beltway, student government insider, I feel uniquely qualified to pontificate on this topic, so I will. I’m also intrigued by the topic, because it sounds so much like…

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Clarification

With regard to my last post, I had a nice chat with Jared Simmons, Chair of the Finance Committee, who clarified some of the issues reported in the Daily Tar Heel article. His comments regarding the increased scrutiny of Psalm 100’s funds were actually referring to the funds already allotted to and held…

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ASG Takes a Very Important, Useless Trip to DC

A headline buried within the pages of today’s Daily Tar Heel caught my eye, “ASG President Visits Washington, Says Little.” The first aspect of this little adventure that I’d like to visit concerns who exactly the ASG President, Atul Bhula, and his cohort were visiting. They were visiting the Democratic…

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Fee Fiasco

The referendum on whether UNC should raise the student fee for student’s childcare by about $10 has been interesting to say the least. I worked on the “vote no” side of the campaign and let me tell you I feel Tim Nichol’s suit against JJ Raynor is justified. I was…

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To Fee or not to Fee

SBP J.J. Raynor is upset that congress has denied the student body a chance to raise their student fees. Congress wants to decide for itself whether there will be a $10.37 increase in order to pay for childcare services to be given to young mother and fathers that attend the…

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