Impact is hoping to change Student Senate by bringing the focus back on the lives of students. Jordan Kelley, Impact’s presidential candidate, is serving his third term on Student Senate and is confident his fourth year will be the best if he is elected. “Every year I go into Student Senate thinking, ‘This is the year we make a change. …
The New Political traditionally does not make formal endorsements for Ohio University Student Senate races. We feel as though choosing one ticket over another would compromise our integrity in covering these campaigns. Instead, we produce a critical analysis of each ticket, comparing and contrasting their platforms in an effort to help voters determine for themselves what would be most beneficial …
Athens—In an effort to salvage a disappointing year in student activism, the Ohio University Student Union has launched a last-minute Student Senate ticket to gain back the any sort of relevance they once had. “Given that we were absolutely nowhere when tuition was increased, when a serial rapist in Athens was reported and when Black Lives Matter displays were defaced, …
To the Editor, I want this letter to be purely factual. I feel there is information pertaining to the upcoming Senate election that should be shared publicly. This year I’ve had the honor of serving as both the Rules and Procedures Chair and Co-Director of University Relations. In these positions I’ve gotten to see the leadership skills of current Senate …
Student Senate debates began Thursday with an hour-long executive debate between the tickets Impact and UNITE in Front Room hosted by the Senate Elections Committee. UNITE was represented by presidential candidate Hannah Clouser, vice presidential candidate Courteney Muhl and treasurer candidate Steve Lichtenfels. Impact was represented by presidential candidate Jordan Kelley, vice presidential candidate Alexis Apparicio and treasurer candidate Kiera …
A common theme seen among politicians these days is the idea that they “did not intend” to do something. They did not intend to offend, they did not intend to defame, they did not intend to break the rules, and most egregious; “the law is not intended to discriminate.” It’s time to raise the red flag on these phoney claims …
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