Since the start of bus service at the University of Kansas, Student Senate has been the program’s primary source of funding. Many wondered why transportation funding was allocated under the Student Senate budget and not the University budget.
In its March 8 meeting, Student Senate approved funding increases for five student organizations; it also discussed a bill on organization of funding regulations.
Former Chief of Staff Sam Sokoloff resigned earlier this month due to a lack of transparency within the Student Senate, feeling his opinions were invalidated.
The full Student Senate met on Feb. 22 to discuss the Required Campus Fee Package and seven funding bills. This will be the first time student fee has been over $500.
Senators contended with a resignation and claims of executive financial impropriety while passing spending bills on Wednesday, Feb. 8.
Unless granted a fee increase by Student Senate, KU Transit will be forced to continue cuts to bus services, according to KU Transit Commission Secretary Margretta de Vries.
Jason Booker from KU Athletics explained what went wrong with the ticketing and overflow situation at Allen Fieldhouse on Tuesday.
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The New York Times is now once again available for KU students, faculty and staff.
Two students charged with stealing the "Native Hosts" artwork outside the Spencer Art Museum last year delivered a public apology on Saturday.
Student Senators rejected a proposal backed by the executive staff to restructure the makeup of the full assembly during Wednesday's full senate meeting.
The Student Senate cut KU Transportation's budget for the 2023 school year, resulting in less buses doing more routes.
Student senate met during full assembly Wednesday to discuss six bills during its sixth cycle.
KU's Student Senate met on Oct. 19 to discuss supporting indigenous and Iranian students, as well as Housing and Dining plan rates for the 2024 fiscal year.
KU hosts the 2022 Big 12 Student Government Conference with this year's theme being "The Fuse" in an attempt to bring universities together in a collaborative effort to discuss common issues across college campuses.
The KU Student Senate is working with the New York Times to bring back subscriptions for students, faculty and staff.