Student Senate hosted a debate with the three candidates for district attorney over the weekend. Each candidate discussed how they'd reform the criminal justice system to address racial disparities and help survivors of sexual assault.
A few review sub-committee, made up of campus administration and former student body vice president Seth Wingerter, ruled to reduce student fees for the summer 2020 semester by 22%.
Through May and the beginning of June, researchers have resumed their work at the University of Kansas in phases, as a part of the institution's reopening plans.
Outgoing Student Body President Tiara Floyd looks back on her accomplishments as the first woman of color in the role. Floyd took office in 2019 and faced challenges such as tokenization and leading remotely amid a pandemic.
Student Body President Apramay Mishra, Student Body Vice President Grant Daily and other executive staff members took office Wednesday, May 20.
University of Kansas Student Body Vice President Seth Wingerter looks back on his time Student Senate as the graduating senior will move on to Andersons Trade Group in Auburn, New York.
University of Kansas Chancellor Douglas Girod has requested Student Senate reevaluates the 2020-2021 student fee package. The new package is due to the Kansas Board of Regents by May 1.
After a shocking report ranked the University of Kansas fourth to last in social mobility out of 381 schools, a Student Senate ad hoc committee recently released a report with 12 recommendations for the University to retain and recruit Pell Grant eligible students.
Free Staters' Apramay Mishra and Grant Daily won the 2020 Student Senate election according to unofficial results released by the Elections Commission. Mishra and Daily will officially take office on May 20.
Student Senate Elections Commission Chair Wyatt Risovi-Hendrickson said the results should be in as early as tonight or tomorrow morning in an email to the candidates.
Independent Student Senate vice presidential candidate William Wilk is under social media scrutiny after liking and sharing several posts which other students deemed offensive to underrepresented racial identities.
Student body presidential candidates, Apramay Mishra and Isabella Southwick, and vice presidential candidates, Grant Daily and William Wilk, faced off in the 2020 Student Senate Debate on April 18. Voting is open until April 25.
Campus Leadership Project has tried to intervene in KU Student Senate elections in recent years. The group approached William Wilk last fall, but the current vice presidential candidate declined the offer.
After hearing a complaint alleging that the Free Staters began its campaign work before it's launch, the Student Senate Elections Commission chose to take no action against the Free Staters.
Independent Student Senate candidates Isabella Southwick and William Wilk are allowed to continue their campaign after a hearing from the Student Senate Elections Commission.