Central Student Government voted to open South Quad early on the Saturday after St. Patrick's day at their meeting Tuesday night.
St. Patrick’s Day:
CSG passed a resolution to allocate $1,000 out of the Legislative Discretionary budget to fund opening a dining hall earlier on Saturday, March 19. South Quad will open at 9 a.m. instead of 10:30 a.m., according to the resolution.
Members of CSG said they introduced the resolution because they believe St. Patrick’s Day is a high-risk drinking holiday.
After serving as interim in the role for almost two years, Jack Hu, the University’s current vice president for research, was approved for a three-year appointment, effective Jan. 1, 2016 through Dec. 31, 2018, in December.
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