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

SGA executive endorsement

By: Newswire Staff In stark contrast to last year’s Student Government Association (SGA) executive election in which only one ticket ran for office, this year’s student voters will have four options to choose from when voting begins Oct. 26 at 8 a.m. The tickets running are “The A Team” consisting of Alex Hale, Aimee Boivin and Adam Dill; “JJM” consisting of Johnny Srsich, Jacob Jansen and McKenzie Lauver; “SSM” made up of Samuel Buettner, Scott Jones and Meredith Hayden; and “ZRE” comprised by Zeina Farhat, Ryan Fitzgerald and Eduardo Patron. The Newswire staff met with all four tickets and has … Continue reading SGA executive endorsement

Executive Platforms

By: Jessica Griggs ~Editor-in-Chief~ As the Student Government Association’s (SGA) executive election draws near, the running tickets have begun campaigning. The platforms of each ticket appear below in alphabetical order in the forms in which they were provided to the Newswire. AAA AAA submitted a shortened platform as the original was too long to publish. Their platform in its entirety can be found at ateamxu.weebly.com/ the-platform.html A Plan for a Proactive Executive Office We are three experienced outsiders, looking to improve our school for all. We are ‘The Ticket Forward’. Our priorities are to strengthen our Ignatian heritage, fight sexual … Continue reading Executive Platforms