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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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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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Merchant-Semmler administration make strides over the summer

Undergraduate Student Government President Shamina Merchant and Vice President Shawn Semmler have made substantial progress on several campaign promises since taking office in April. During their campaign, Merchant and Semmler’s platform consisted of issues regarding mental and physical wellness, inclusivity, sustainability and affordability. “We want ...

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USG task force looks into off-campus lighting

Late night walks home are inevitably a part of every college student’s life, whether it’s a late night at the library or out with friends. For upperclassmen, this usually means a trek back to their off-campus housing and a well-lit walk can be paramount to ...

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Alongside fellow Big Ten student body presidents, USG president urges U.S. House leadership not to support new education reform act

Alongside the other Big Ten students body presidents, Ohio State University Undergraduate Student Government President Shamina Merchant signed and sent a letter Tuesday to the U.S. House of Representative leaders, urging them not to support the Promoting Real Opportunity, Success, and Prosperity through Education Reform ...

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