Interview: ZRE’s New Year’s Resolutions

By: Soondos Mulla-Ossman ~Staff Writer~ Both at its core and at the fringes, ZRE remains wholly committed to every word on its platform. Student Government Association’s (SGA) 2017 Executive team soundly affirmed this in an energized meeting with me last week on Jan 17. While some may have fresh New Year’s resolutions, perhaps to fix the flaws in old habits, ZRE ended fall semester with a healthy platform that they’ve only further polished since spring semester began. As both the very first item listed on their platform and a major focus during the campaign, I opened up the interview with … Continue reading Interview: ZRE’s New Year’s Resolutions

ZRE wins election, students split on tobacco ban

By: Erica Lampert ~Staff Writer~ Student Government Association’s (SGA) executive election has closed with Zeina Farhat, Ryan Fitzgerald and Eduardo Parton (ZRE) as the winning candidates. With four tickets on the ballot, this year was more competitive than last year’s one ticket ballot. The Board of Elections saw an increase of 1,000 students voting this year when compared to the numbers in last year’s election. There was a total of 1,413 student votes, which was close to the 1,531 votes in 2014 when the ballot also contained four tickets. “Compared to previous years when the races were competitive, the number … Continue reading ZRE wins election, students split on tobacco ban