Student government leaders advocate for participatory budgeting at UB
Student government leaders are looking at other New York colleges as models to give students a greater voice in the university’s budgeting process. Thursday night, students discussed a proposed budgeting program that would allow more student input. The group also discussed changes to UB’s smoke-free policy. Mike Brown, the University Council student representative, chaired the meeting.
New club aims to promote non-partisan discussion, debate over current affairs
For years, clubs like UB Democrats, UB Republicans and Young Americans for Freedom have attracted like-minded students to discuss current events, but Harris Bresowsky, a senior international affairs and public policy major, felt students needed a non-partisan club on campus.