Two years ago, Jaylen Perkins and dozens of other students in the Black Action Movement (BAM) 2.0 demanded action from the university on diversity and inclusion. Only after several demonstrations did they get a meeting with administrators. But today, Perkins does not have to demand a seat in the rooms where decisions are made. He’s the student body president.
Miami University’s Associated Student Government (ASG) held its first internal elections of the year on Tuesday, Sept. 17, electing two students to both the steering and student trustee selection committees.
You may remember seeing the names of junior Shelby Frye and senior Julia Koenig on banners by the seal or on their campaign posts shared around social media. Now that the Student Body President election is over, their relationship has become less public but more meaningful.
Two student body president (SBP) tickets were issued violations for beginning their campaigns before the official start of the election season.
Miami University's Associated Student Government (ASG) filled eight of its 11 open seats, swearing in seven new senators and a new Secretary for On-Campus Affairs, at its meeting Tuesday, Feb. 5.
Miami University Associated Student Government (ASG) spent their Tuesday evening meeting last week discussing a bill that would place a cap on student organization funding.
This spring, candidates for student body president will face tighter spending caps and more lenient rules for election violations.