student union


Definition of student union

: a building on a college campus that is devoted to student activities and that usually contains lounges, auditoriums, offices, and game rooms

Examples of student union in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The student union also has only one chair to a table, Bakken said, so students can stay safely apart while still socializing. Washington Post, 8 Oct. 2020 Crump became the president of the Black student union at FSU, led protests over racial injustice and created a mentoring program for poor Black students. John Blake, CNN, 22 May 2021 East High School's Black student union ends a meeting in September 2019 with a group dance. The Salt Lake Tribune, 15 Apr. 2021 Tait did play-by-play of the game and the school piped it into the student union for those who wished to hear a replay. cleveland, 10 Mar. 2021 Hundreds of demonstrators staged a sit-in at Ohio State University’s student union Wednesday, then marched through town in protest of Bryant’s killing and the university’s connections with city police. Washington Post, 21 Apr. 2021 Sites also are open at the Las Vegas Convention Center and the University of Nevada, Las Vegas student union. From Usa Today Network And Wire Reports, USA TODAY, 31 Mar. 2021 As space opens, plans include trying to turn the convention center into a student union feel with recreational areas. Tim Newcomb, Forbes, 11 Mar. 2021 Two more locations — Mills 50 and another in the University of Central Florida student union — will follow later in the year. Amy Drew Thompson,, 24 Dec. 2020

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First Known Use of student union

1892, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of student union was in 1892

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14 Jun 2021

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“Student union.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Jun. 2021.

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student union


English Language Learners Definition of student union

: a building at a college or university that is used for students' social activities
British : an association of students at a college or university


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