Student Union Elections

Staff editorial: SU should vote to remove incumbent tags

To encourage more engaged voting and a more equitable election process, we recommend that Student Union Senate vote to remove incumbent tags in Oct. 24’s Senate and Treasury sessions before the upcoming election in November.

New SU Executive Board eyes stronger bonds, better engagement with students: Eliminating slates, improving SU website part of Elevate!’s agenda

The newly elected board of Student Union executive officers is a group of SU insiders hoping to cut bureaucracy where numerous exec slates before them have failed. Junior Emma Tyler, former president of Social Programming Board, was elected president and will succeed current president Matt Re on Thursday, April 3.

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Student Union debates draw negligible interest

For the 20 or so people present, things got serious in room 276 of the Danforth University Center Monday night, even as music and laughs could be heard from the “Frozen” movie screening down below. The event was a debate between Connection Slate and Elevate! Slate, the two contesting slates for this year’s Student Union executive board election.

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Student launches SU presidency campaign from abroad

In an unprecedented move, a student is not only running a write-in campaign for Student Union president, but he is doing it from more than 5,000 miles away. Junior Sean Dula, an architecture student currently studying in Florence, announced his campaign on Facebook early Tuesday morning. The Justice slate, of which he is the only […]

Student government announced for 2011-2012

Student Union election results from this week’s election were announced Wednesday evening. The UP executive slate, which ran uncontested, won with more than 96 percent of the vote. The slate, headed by President-elect John Harrison York, the current vice president of programming, will take office on March 31.

| Senior News Editor

Student government announced for 2011-2012

Student Union election results for the 2011-2012 school year were released on Wednesday. Pup N’ Suds defeated incumbent slate Mission Accomplished for Senior Class Council, and the UP slate, which ran unopposed, will serve as the next SU Executive Council.

| Senior News Editor

SU elections move up three weeks, include nominations

In an effort to make its election process more transparent and to lengthen the transition time for next year’s executives, Student Union has moved its election dates to March 4 and 5. Last years’ elections were held on March 26 and 27. The current Student Union (SU) executives reached the decision to move elections forward […]

| Senior News Editor

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