Sixty ballots were cast on April 30 and May 1 to determine the outcome of the ASAJU elections. Photo: Sara Gold
By Karen Avraham
On Tuesday, April 30 and Wednesday, May 1, ASAJU held elections for next school year’s executive committee in the main lobby. Jacob Gown, Assistant Dean for Student Affairs and Director of Residence Life, sent an email to the student body prior to the elections encouraging students to vote.
On Thursday, May 2, ASAJU held a short public meeting in the Small Berg to announce the election results. Altogether, 60 votes were cast in order to determine the board for the upcoming 2013-14 academic year. Read more »
Pictured from top to bottom left: Lauren Bloom, Jeremy Dix, Andrew Gregg, Sara Gold, Rebeccah Minazadeh, Annelise Cohen and Hannah Bernstein.
By Karen Avraham
On Tuesday, April 9, ASAJU welcomed students back from spring break by holding a public meeting in the Small Berg. The ASAJU board addressed upcoming events for students, in addition to ASAJU elections for the 2013-2014 academic school year.
President Lauren Bloom briefly discussed an email she sent to students regarding the upcoming ASAJU executive committee elections for next school year. Bloom concluded her introductory speech by mentioning that the AJU Gala will be held on April 27 and encouraging students to bring friends to the event. Read more »
This semester’s ASAJU board, pictured from top to bottom left: Lauren Bloom, Jeremy Dix, Andrew Gregg, Sara Gold, Rebeccah Minazadeh, Annelise Cohen and Hannah Bernstein. Photo: Brittany Domb
By Karen Avraham
On Thursday, Feb. 21, ASAJU held a special public meeting in the main lobby to elect three nominees to the executive committee. Due to a change in composition of the Executive Committee, the remaining members of ASAJU moved swiftly to nominate three individuals to fill the vacant positions left by former president Mike Granin, treasurer Ziv Ben-Yehuda and special events chair Mira Amar.
At the meeting, members of the student body confirmed the Executive Committee’s nomination of Jeremy Dix for vice president, Andrew Gregg for treasurer and Annelise Cohen for special events chair. As per Section H of the ASAJU Constitution, former Vice President Lauren Bloom now assumes the role of president. Read more »
By Sara Gold
On Feb. 20, Stuart Sigman, Provost and Dean of AJU College (College of Arts and Sciences), announced via email the formation of three new student committees: a smoking policy committee, a commitee to design a main campus lounge for undergrads, and an advisory commitee to assist with the selection of a new Director of Academic and Career Services.
The Dean’s announcement came on the heels of a meeting the prior day, at which Sigman, Jacob Gown and Ellen Weiss-Phelps convened with about 10 students to discuss vehicles for student involvement. According to the Dean, said meeting resulted in the development of the three foregoing committees, as well as a few other committees that are not advisory to the Dean. Read the minutes from the Feb. 19 meeting. Read more »
Hannah Bernstein submitted an open letter on behalf of the undergraduate student body, co-signed by 60 students and faculty, to President Robert Wexler and Dean Stuart Sigman.
By Devon Lantry
On Wednesday, Feb. 6, senior Hannah Bernstein, academic chair of the Associated Students of AJU (ASAJU), submitted an open letter to Dean Stuart Sigman and President Robert Wexler on behalf of the undergraduate student body, outlining several major complaints. The letter was co-signed by 60 undergraduate students and faculty members, whose signatures Bernstein had collected the prior day.
Bernstein first brought up the complaints at a Steering Committee meeting in December, after which she began drafting the letter, with the consultation of a few faculty members. Read more »