Nicholas Bush

Nicholas Bush
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Nicholas Bush is the Web Editor for the Good Five Cent Cigar and a Junior Psychology major at URI. When he's not writing, he's working on various activism projects from mental health to nonviolence to climate change.
The traditional college lecture has been around for about 800 years. The teaching style came about because a select few elites would have information, and information was hard to get. At the time, one person standing up and talking for an hour made sense. However, society has evolved immensely...
  Student Senate focused its meeting on internal elections. Senate had to vote from a large range of competitive applicants across four different positions: freshman representative, off-campus representative, on-campus representative and at-large representative. There were 12 applicants and only eight positions. In the freshman representative elections, there were two positions...
The Student Senate began its meeting with new Police Major Michael Jagoda. Jagoda is a former Connecticut State Police Commander with more than 22 years of experience. Jagoda said his focus is on the issues with the relationship between students and the police force. He explained that he wants...
  Student Senate focused last week’s meeting on finishing the freshman campus senate elections. After the elections had taken place, freshman representative candidates Will Kramer and Sam Lawrence were disqualified for having campaign materials within 50 feet of the Memorial Union. Kramer received the most votes of the election with...
Student Senate began its meeting Wednesday night by introducing the newly elected senators for the coming term. Before Senate could start cheering over their aversion of the election crisis, they had to discuss the two disqualifications and one tie. The two disqualifications were the result of two individuals running...
Student Senate had Mary Jo Gonzales, the University of Rhode Island’s assistant vice president of student affairs, to discuss an upcoming Narragansett town council proposal. The town council of Narragansett is currently discussing a proposal that would prevent students from leasing a house with more than three people living there....
  Student Senate President Amanda Rode talked about the importance of the upcoming elections on Sept. 30 and Oct. 1. With just one more day left before the declaration period ends, Senate has just barely enough people running to fill the open positions making it a completely uncompetitive election. With...
The University of Rhode Island Student Senate had Housing Director Stephen Baker and Joe Paradise of parking and transportation to speak about various new programs and initiatives that they will be implementing by next semester at the earliest. The first new program being added is a new RIPTA browser bus...

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