Among other changes, the House GOP’s latest tax bill — the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), passed in the House on Nov. 16 — counts graduate school tuition waivers as taxable income, a move which could discourage poorer students from pursuing a Master’s degree or Ph.D.Read More
The ASG senate voted unanimously last week to approve Sen. Mike Meleka’s bill that officially supports of an increase in resident assistant compensation.Read More
HAMILTON, OH—Nicolas Cristescu, a Miami sophomore facing one count of rape, one count of sexual battery and 11 counts of voyeurism, had a trial date set for Jan. 9 – 11, 2018 and was denied lower bond on Monday, Nov. 27, in the Butler County Court of Common Pleas.Read More
ASG voted on Tuesday to pass a resolution supporting “flexible” buffet swipes, where a swipe can be exchanged for up to $12 in dining dollars. The senate doesn’t have the power to unilaterally change the meal plan, but ASG is a member of the dining committee, so this bill can trigger negotiations between Dining Services and ASG.Read More
Nov 13, 2017 | News
Though the reintroduced campus climate survey failed to garner the student response rate required for in-depth analysis, the employee response rate — 58 percent of staff and 60 percent of faculty — is high enough to permit the surveying agency, Rankin & Associates, to do cross-cutting demographic analyses of paid employees.Read More
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