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Latina Constituency Senator Cielo Herrera is sworn in as senator during a University of Iowa Undergraduate Student Government meeting at the Iowa Memorial Union in Iowa City on Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2023. USG members discussed many topics including the importance of the University of Iowa Food Pantry for students, confirming a new senator, and new bills.

UI USG confirmed new Latine Constituency Senator

Archie Wagner, News Reporter January 26, 2023

University of Iowa Undergraduate Student Government confirmed first-year student Cielo Herrera as Latine Constituency Senator for 2022-2023 at Tuesday’s meeting.  Sen. Jaden Bartlett authored...

Students meet during an Undergraduate Student Government meeting in the Black Box Theatre of the Iowa Memorial Union on Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022.

UI USG to give $35,000 to university restorative justice program

Archie Wagner, News Reporter December 7, 2022

The University of Iowa Undergraduate Student Government passed a resolution Tuesday to support the university’s Restorative Justice Program with over $30,000. The resolution outlined the use of...

Senators listen at a University Student Government meeting Sept. 27, 2022.

USG approves money for International Ballroom in Iowa Memorial Union

Archie Wagner, News Reporter November 1, 2022

The University of Iowa Undergraduate Student Government passed legislation to take on a portion of the cost of renovations for the second-floor ballroom at the Iowa Memorial Union at its meeting on...

Students meet during an undergraduate student government meeting in the Black Box Theatre of the Iowa Memorial Union on Oct. 4 2022.

USG considers adding new Middle Eastern, North African, and Arab constituency senator

Archie Wagner, News Reporter October 25, 2022

The University of Iowa Undergraduate Student Government voted to push the decision to create  an identity constituency senator for Middle Eastern, North African, and Arab (MENA) students to a later...

A speaker a gives a presentation at the Undergraduate Student Government meeting Tuesday, Oct.11, 2022.

USG passes resolution supporting sustainability gen-ed at UI

Archie Wagner, News Reporter October 11, 2022

The University of Iowa Undergraduate Student Government passed a resolution at its Tuesday meeting to urge all colleges at the university to adopt a sustainability general education requirement.  While...

Senators sit in at an Undergraduate Student Government Meeting in the Black Box Theater in the IMU on Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2022.

USG passes resolution supporting UI sexual, reproductive health care access

Archie Wagner, News Reporter October 4, 2022

The University of Iowa Undergraduate Student Government passed a resolution on Sept. 27 supporting sexual and reproductive health care accessibility following the overturning of Roe v. Wade, which...

Senators sit in at an Undergraduate Student Government Meeting in the Black Box Theater in the IMU on Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2022.

USG passes resolution to establish Election Day as UI holiday

Archie Wagner, News Reporter September 20, 2022

The University of Iowa’s Undergraduate Student Government passed a resolution pushing to establish Election Day as a university holiday. The group voted to pass the resolution at its Sept. 20...

Jake Wicks listens to presentations at the Undergraduate Student Government’s meeting at the Iowa Memorial Union on Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2022.

USG, GPSG looks to increase, continue funding for Food Pantry at Iowa

Isabelle Foland and Archie Wagner September 13, 2022

The University of Iowa’s Undergraduate Student Government and the Graduate and Professional Student Government are pushing for increased funding for the university’s food pantries. The student...

The Iowa House Hotel is seen on Thursday, May 5, 2022.

USG, UI to provide 30 discounted Iowa House Hotel rooms for students during lease gaps

Alliyah Lipsit, News Reporter May 5, 2022

Students looking for a place to stay between leases will have the option to stay in the Iowa House Hotel for a discounted rate this summer. The University of Iowa Undergraduate Student Government...

Members of Undergraduate Student Government gather during the Undergraduate Student Government meeting in the Black Box Theater at the Iowa Memorial Union on Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2021.

Seven independent senators elected to represent UI students in USG for 2022-23 academic year

Alliyah Lipsit, News Reporter April 19, 2022

There are seven new and returning senators who will serve on University of Iowa Undergraduate Student Government next year. The independent senators will serve along with the 28 senators elected...

An undergraduate student senator speaks about a bill that would change the term “Latinx” to “Latine” to senators during a USG meeting on Tuesday, April 5, 2022.

UI Undergraduate Student Government changes bylaw wording of ‘Latinx’ to ‘Latine’

Alliyah Lipsit, News Reporter April 13, 2022

The University of Iowa’s Undergraduate Student Government passed a bylaw change to use the word “Latine” instead of “Latinx” regarding constituency senator position for more inclusivity. USG...

An Undergraduate Student Government senator announces the four candidates who were appointed to the  judicial branch on Tuesday, April 5, 2022.

USG President appoints four members to revitalized 2022-23 judicial branch

Anthony Neri, News Reporter April 5, 2022

The University of Iowa Undergraduate Student Government passed a bill appointing four new members to preside on the 2022-23 judicial branch on Tuesday. The judicial branch will consist of a chief...

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