SU Exec

Stop shouting into the void, attend the SU debate

Washington University students are beginning to realize the power SU has over their day-to-day experience and how they’ve relinquished their voices in the matter. Come this Friday, the student body has their chance to make their voice heard again by coming to the SU debates and making candidates answer the hard questions.

Spring SU elections see reduced turnout, easy wins for Exec without slates

Despite having fewer voters in this semester’s elections than participated in the fall, Student Union filled a number of seats across the student governing body on Tuesday. At 31.5 percent, or 2,117 voters, the spring turnout fell from last semester’s 35.4 percent, which marked the highest-ever total for a fall SU election.

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Tyler and Biswas endorse Hunter Malasky for VP of administration

We both enthusiastically and confidently endorse Hunter Malasky for the position of vice president of administration for SU Exec. Hunter has demonstrated a capability for hard work and a vision for improvement in his time as Budget Committee chair that we believe clearly sets him apart for this position.

Emma Tyler & Vivek Biswas | Student Union President & Vice President of Administration

SU executive Benton, VP of public relations, resigns

Brian Benton, Student Union vice president of public relations, has resigned his post effective immediately, SU announced in a press release Tuesday morning. Benton, a junior, tendered his resignation in a letter on Monday, citing personal reasons. According to SU’s press release, Benton “determined that his time could be more effectively used elsewhere.”

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Elevate! wins SU Exec election

Elevate! won election for all five Student Union Exec positions, SU announced Thursday evening. Junior Emma Tyler, former president of Social Programming Board, was elected president and will succeed current president Matt Re later in April.

| Editor-in-Chief

Student Life endorses Elevate! for SU exec

Student Union executive elections will be held this Wednesday and Thursday, and for the first time in four years, the election is contested. The candidates of both slates—Elevate! and Connection—are coming into the election with a great deal of experience, enthusiasm and ideas. However, after interviewing both slates, Student Life came to the decision that Elevate!

Uncompetitive SU elections signify apathy, failed outreach

Over the past two days, Wash. U. students turned out at the polls to elect Treasury representatives, Class Councils and the Student Union Executive Board. Following an ongoing trend, the Student Union Exec and Arts & Sciences Senate elections were uncompetitive. For the second semester in a row, only five candidates ran on the ballot for the six ArtSci Senate seats.

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Elections see low turnout, mixed senior class council

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Manvitha Marni | | Staff Reporter

Where your vote counts and where you have no choice

With Student Union elections coming up on Tuesday and Wednesday of this week, members from the two Senior Class Council slates (Legacy and Inspire) and the Executive Slate (Progress) spoke with the Student Life editorial board this past weekend to give us a glimpse into their plans for next year.

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