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USG rejects divestment resolution in secret ballot

For the second year in a row, Undergraduate Student Government General Assembly debated for more than five hours on a resolution calling for the support of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement on Wednesday, which was ultimately rejected in a secret vote. The controversial resolution ...

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USG passes major resolutions as semester winds down

Undergraduate Student Government’s General Assembly passed a resolution suggesting all resident advisors be Safe Zone-trained and added an emissary seat for international students at their penultimate meeting of the semester Wednesday. Safe Zone Training Safe Zone training is a national project available to the university ...

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USG General Assembly looks to add LGBT+ seat

Undergraduate Student Government aims to break new ground as it seeks to fill an LGBT+ emissary seat in the organization’s General Assembly for the first time. An emissary seat serves on the General Assembly to better represent a group  the body feels is underrepresented in ...

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USG moving forward with potential Headspace partnership

In September, Ohio State released recommendations for improvements to the university’s mental health resources, including a push for apps that help students cope with stress. Now the Undergraduate Student Government is pushing for a partnership with Headspace. Headspace is a guided meditation app that explores ...

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Positive messages come to Ohio State app

Students looking for positive reinforcement can now easily find it in one of the more unexpected places: the Ohio State app. The Ohio State App team partnered with USG and Counseling and Consultation Services to launch its 16-week long positive mental wellness messaging campaign Oct. ...

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Ohio State introduces new safety app

Ohio State’s department of safety notified students, faculty and staff via email yesterday about the new free safety app, Rave Guardian. According to the statement, the Rave Guardian app will include faster delivery of Buckeye Alerts and safety notices, as well as the ability for ...

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Pedal with the police strengthens Ohio State community

The Ohio State University Police Division’s second-annual Pedal with the Police event took place on Thursday and aimed to educate students about on-campus safety, as well as strengthen the relationship between the Ohio State police department and students. University Police partners, such as the OSU ...

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