The Spectator

United Council seeking new source of revenue for time being

Story by Nate Beck, Copy Editor

September 19, 2013

The United Council of UW Students is in a “state of financial crisis” after a line in the biennial state budget uprooted it’s primary funding source, according to a bill passed by the organization’s board of directors,...

Senate resolution calls for formal review in legality of UC vote

Story by Alex Zank & Nate Beck, News Editor & Staff Writer

February 7, 2013

Student Senate passed legislation Monday requesting a formal review of a conflict between two laws that were cited in last week’s decision to disavow United Council. The resolution asks that the UW System General Council...

United no more

Story by Alex Zank & Nate Beck, News Editor & Staff Writer

January 31, 2013

Student Senate voted to no longer recognize United Council as an official representative body of UW-Eau Claire in a 24-3 vote Monday. After a half-hour open forum, a presentation from Vice President Patrick Martin about the...

Senate to receive formal response

Story by Alex Zank, News Editor

January 24, 2013

The United Council of UW Students is planning on releasing a formalized response to Student Senate concerns with the organization, according to several senators, and a commission has been put in place to evaluate the response...

Student Senate, United Council at odds

Story by Alex Zank and Chris Reinoos

November 8, 2012

The relationship between Student Senate and the United Council of UW Students has hit a bit of a rough patch this semester, but this is not a new topic. It all started well before this semester, with the referendum that took...

United Council resolution passes

Story by Alex Zank, Chief Copy Editor

November 1, 2012

Patrick Martin, student body vice president, said the resolution brought before the Student Senate on Monday was already a compromised piece of legislation, with the original being much more “fire and blood.” This did not...

Student Senate bylaw changes proposed

Story by Alex Zank, Chief Copy Editor

September 13, 2012

Amendments to  the finance commission bylaws were introduced at Monday’s Student Senate meeting for the purpose of establishing auditing procedures for student organizations. Supporters say this will be an appropriate step...

United Council hosts convention in Eau Claire

Story by Eric Larson

October 28, 2010

Networking, unity building and sustainability were among the many topics discussed at this month's United Council convention in Eau Claire this past weekend. United Council - or more formally The United Council of UW Students...

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