Worrell - Olvera Campaign Violation

UPDATE: The Level 1 violation imposed on the Worrell-Olvera ticket has been reversed by Student Court. Read the Court's decision here.


At 1:57 p.m. on Monday, March 12, the Associated Student Government Elections Committee became aware of a violation committed by the Worrell-Olvera campaign. The Committee received evidence of the campaign's inappropriate social media use in reference to one or more candidates. According to Section III. H. i. 1. c. of the 2017-2018 Student Body President and Vice President Elections Packet, Level 1 violations include "using public electronic media in an inappropriate manner." The Elections Committee voted by a 5-4 margin to issue the Worrell-Olvera campaign a Level 1 Violation effective 2:32 p.m. of the date in question. Consistent with the Elections Packet, the campaign's allotted spending budget will be reduced by $50; the campaign will be prohibited from campaigning for 24 hours. The Worrell-Olvera campaign may resume campaigning at 2:32 p.m. on Tuesday, March 14.

McCarthy - Creber Campaign Violation

At 12:49 p.m. on Monday, March 13, the Associated Student Government Elections Committee became aware of a violation committed by the McCarthy-Creber campaign. The Committee received evidence of campaign materials being posted and otherwise disseminated in King Library. According to Section V. B. of the 2017-2018 Student Body President and Vice President Elections Packet, "no campaign materials are to be posted in any of the University Libraries."  The Elections Committee voted unanimously to issue the McCarthy-Creber campaign a Level 1 Violation effective 1:03 p.m. of the date in question. Consistent with the Elections Packet, the campaign's allotted spending budget will be reduced by $50; the campaign will be prohibited from campaigning for 24 hours.  The McCarthy-Creber campaign may resume campaigning at 1:03 p.m. on Tuesday, March 14.

Outstanding Professor Nominations

Miami ranks second in undergraduate teaching among universities. Students in every major can attest to the professors at this university and their dedication to student success. 

Every GRADUATING SENIOR (December 2016, May 2017, or August 2017) has the opportunity to nominate an exceptional professor that he or she has had in the classroom or has worked with in an academic capacity. The Outstanding Professor Award provides students with the opportunity to recognize a faculty member who had an exceptional impact on their Miami experience. This award is designed to honor the hard work, dedication, and commitment displayed by these exemplary professors.

If you wish to nominate a professor, please write a letter with the pertinent information and email it with the subject line Outstanding Professor Award Nomination to Trent White (whitett@miamioh.edu) by 8:00pm on April 9th.

Nomination Form

Declaration of It Gets Better Week

On Monday, February 20th 2017, members of ASG, the City of Oxford and President Crawford came together to declare February 20 - 25 It Gets Better week in Oxford, Ohio. The declaration is as follows:

Whereas in accordance with Miami University, all students live by the Code of Love and Honor, valuing the rights and beliefs of all students in our community.

Whereas, Associated Student Government is dedicated to serving the undergraduate student body and acting upon student needs and concerns.

Whereas, Associated Student Government strives to ensure pure representation of the student population, committing ourselves to enhancing each student’s Miami Experience.

Whereas, it is our goal to fully support and endorse any efforts to build our community and provide any educational outreach that sparks conversations regarding any issues our community faces.

Whereas, the mission of It Gets Better is to communicate to the LGBTQ+ youth throughout the world that it gets better, in all communities, including ours.

And whereas, we want to welcome the Gay Men’s Chorus of Los Angeles into our community to help make Miami University the most inclusive place it can be.

On behalf of the student body of Miami University, I, Maggie Reilly, declare February 20-25, 2017, It Gets Better Week.

 

Student Body President Elections Petition Now Available

Are you up to the challenge of representing 16,387 Miami University students? Student Body President and Vice President Elections Petitions for the 2017-2018 academic year are now available!

To run, previous experience in ASG is not required. Petitions, complete with signatures from 150 Miami undergraduate students, are due at a mandatory candidates meeting on February 24 at 5:00 p.m., Armstrong Student Center room 2012.

Additional information is available at the above link. Pay close attention to the dates, events, requirements, and procedures outlined in the packet.with any questions, email Jack Fetick at fetickje@miamioh.edu.

 

 

A Statement on the Passing of Erica Buschick

Associated Student Government expresses its profound sorrow over the death of freshman Erica Buschick early Friday morning. Our hearts go out to Erica's friends and family as they cope with this terrible tragedy. ASG is moved endlessly by the strength and compassion our students, staff, and faculty show in the face of such a tragedy. Just as a Erica forever remains a member of our community, we forever commit ourselves to loving and honoring Erica's life and legacy.

A Statement on the Passing of Erin Rodriguez

Associated Student Government is shocked and saddened by the passing of Erin Rodriguez, a vibrant and inspiring contributor to our Miami University community. With relentless courage and compassion, Erin profoundly impacted the lives of those around her and exemplified the values we should all strive for as Miamians. Although that impact will forever remain, Erin will be deeply missed. We offer our sincerest condolences to her family and friends, and we resolve to be "Erin Strong" as the community begins this difficult healing process.