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Student Government appoints final cabinet members, postpones Boreing-Becerra investigation

Student Government appoints final cabinet members, postpones Boreing-Becerra investigation

Kaiti Evans

October 2, 2018

Student Government appointed four senators to Cabinet positions and voted to postpone the Boreing-Becerra election campaign investigation during the Oct. 1 Student Government meeting. During the public forum, College Democrats members voiced concerns over how senators would vote on the Election and...

Student Government reads legislation to investigate Boreing-Becerra election campaign

Student Government reads legislation to investigate Boreing-Becerra election campaign

Kaiti Evans

September 25, 2018

Sen. Reginald Pettus read legislation at the Sept. 24 Student Government meeting to create a Student Government committee to investigate the alleged involvement of Turning Point USA in the Boreing-Becerra election campaign. Sens. Claudia Gasponi and Preston Nieves authored the piece of legislation...

Becerra sworn in as new Student Government president as election allegations continue

Becerra sworn in as new Student Government president as election allegations continue

Kaiti Evans

September 18, 2018

Vice President Ruben Becerra Jr. was sworn in as the new Student Government president Sept. 17 following former Student Government President Brooklyn Boreing’s resignation, while investigations into the Boreing-Becerra election campaign allegations continue. At the Aug. 27 Student Government meeting,...

Becerra and Castillo hold first meeting as president and vice president

Becerra and Castillo hold first meeting as president and vice president

Kaiti Evans

September 18, 2018

Ruben Becerra Jr. and Alison Castillo held their first Student Government meeting Sept. 17 as president and vice president. Hours before the meeting, both Becerra and Castillo were sworn in as president and vice president at University President Denise Trauth's house in a small meeting. At the...

Becerra Jr. denies knowledge of election allegations at Student Government meeting, votes on vice-president-to-be

Becerra Jr. denies knowledge of election allegations at Student Government meeting, votes on vice-president-to-be

Kaiti Evans

September 11, 2018

Student Government voted on the vice-president-to-be Sept. 10 during the second meeting of the year and the first since President Boreing announced her resignation Sept. 8. Vice President Ruben Becerra Jr. ran the meeting, as Boreing did not attend. During his last address as vice president before...

Student Government President Boreing announces resignation amid allegations of election code violations

Student Government President Boreing announces resignation amid allegations of election code violations

Sawyer Click

September 8, 2018

Student Government President Brooklyn Boreing announced her resignation Sept. 8 in a Letter From the President's Desk, to be effective Sept. 14. The resignation comes a week after The University Star reported on allegations against Boreing and other former Student Government presidents and cabinet members. The allegations claimed Turning Point USA and its subsidia...

Allegations against President Boreing reveal Student Government trend of TPUSA affiliations

Allegations against President Boreing reveal Student Government trend of TPUSA affiliations

Sawyer Click

August 31, 2018

Former Sen. Elijah Miller alleged during the Aug. 27 Student Government meeting that President Brooklyn Boreing took an under-the-table campaign donation during the spring 2018 election. During the public forum portion of Student Government's first meeting of the academic year, former senator Elijah...

Student Government president faces cabinet changes

Student Government president faces cabinet changes

Geoff Sloan

July 3, 2018

Members of Student Government President Brooklyn Boreing's interim-cabinet resigned over the summer before the cabinet was officially approved. Three cabinet members, including the chief of staff, resigned from Boreing's cabinet: Director of Freshman Leadership Kyle Thompson, Vice President of Finance...

Student Government chief of staff resigns

Student Government chief of staff resigns

Sawyer Click

June 23, 2018

Student Government chief of staff Collin Pruett resigned from his position June 23 to pursue other opportunities, according to his resignation statement. Pruett was appointed as the chief of staff by Student Government President Brooklyn Boreing, whose cabinet picks faced scrutiny from senators that...

Student Government cabinet picks to be decided in the fall

Student Government cabinet picks to be decided in the fall

Jakob Rodriguez

May 14, 2018

Student Government will confirm President Brooklyn Boreing's cabinet selections in the fall of 2018, though some senators have voiced problems about the picks. During the April 23 meeting, the vote to confirm the president's cabinet was pushed back. However, according to Student Government's documents,...

Student Government President’s cabinet to be confirmed next week

Student Government President’s cabinet to be confirmed next week

Jakob Rodriguez

April 24, 2018

The Brooklyn Boreing-Ruben Becerra Jr. administration hosted a joint session between the Graduate House and Senate aimed at confirming the administration's cabinet and passing legislation. The main focus of the session was the confirmation of the president's cabinet. However, the vote was pushed back...

Student Government introduces legislation that will bring free feminine hygiene products to campus

Student Government introduces legislation that will bring free feminine hygiene products to campus

Andrew Terrell

April 20, 2018

A Student Government senator introduced legislation that will bring hygiene-related products to campus in response to the growing need for free feminine products. Sen. Elijah Miller initiated The Menstrual Hygiene Availability Act. This is really huge," Miller said. "It is really good for Texas...

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