Senate elected, some candidates disqualified

By: Micah Price ~Staff Writer~ The SGA senate election took place last week, and the winning candidates have been announced. The senators-elect are: Anthony Luster, Brennan Mullins, Chris Harding, Jacob Jansen, Johnny Srsich, Michael Krauza, Sarah Ochieng, Sunny Guo and Sylvia Chemweno. In addition, the winning write in candidates are: Benmun Damul, Brandon Luther, Dan Celani, Ethan Alter, Johnese Sherron, Jonathan Pickman, Josh Tye, Luis Gomez, McKenzie Lauver, Owen Grieves and Valerie Okpadile. The voter turnout was about 9 percent of the undergraduate population, with 420 votes cast. First-year student Jacob Jansen expressed his hopes for the coming term. “I hope … Continue reading Senate elected, some candidates disqualified

SGA Senator Elections

By: Jessica Griggs ~Campus News Editor~ As election season comes to a close, Student Government Association (SGA) will hold the Senate election beginning at 8 a.m. Nov. 4 and ending at 4 p.m. Nov. 5. The Board of Elections announced that there are 11 candidates running for office. Those who are elected will begin their terms in January. In previous years, senators served for a school year, but a new election cycle was approved last semester that changed the term length to a full calendar year, mirroring the new SGA executive terms. As senators, those elected will serve on one … Continue reading SGA Senator Elections

First-year senators elected

By: Maxwell Bruns ~Guest Writer~ The results of the first-year senate elections are in with candidates Shelby Lauter, Anthony Luster, Bailey May and Jonathan Pickman winning the race. “It’s important for first-years to run for senate because if the decisions of the SGA (Student Government Association) were dictated by only third- or fourth- years, they could be skewed against a large part of the student body,” Board of Elections chair Stephen Coulter said. Of the five students who ran, four were elected. However, all the students involved had to work hard to be a part of the process. “They have … Continue reading First-year senators elected