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SG successfully fills senate seats despite consistently poor voter turnout

By Michael Moore Jr. Of the over 4,000 students enrolled at USF St. Petersburg, 250 of them voted in the most recent Student Government senate elections. That’s a 61.5 percent decrease from the 650 students that turned out in the spring to vote on the senate, president and vice president in addition to having a […]

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Senators graded, most pass

The senators elected to USF St. Petersburg Student Government are supposed to represent the student body in their meetings. But they can’t do that if they don’t show up. According to section 5.1 of the Senate Rules of Procedures 2015-2016, members are expected to attend all meetings of the General Assembly and their two assigned […]

Former ambassador: Diplomacy vital as U.S. popularity slips around the world

Meet the senate candidates

Student senators represent the student body as a whole. They are required to attend general assembly meetings and be a part of at least two unique senate committees. Senate members hold discussions regarding some important matters that influence student life on campus and they help determine the money given to clubs and organizations for events […]

Former ambassador: Diplomacy vital as U.S. popularity slips around the world

SG Midterm voting begins Oct. 25

USFSP is now in voting season with the upcoming midterm elections for Student Government. Students that have sought to be involved in representing the USFSP student body submitted their campaign paperwork on Oct. 14. Positions to be filled include 20 Senate seats, as well as positions in the executive branch and a judicial seat. Voting […]