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Presidential candidates Aidan Fleming and Ian Lynch and VP candidate Olivija Stephens talk about their plans if elected during the SGA debate March 31.

SGA candidates for president and VP face off in debates before election

Angelika Hillios, Cynic News Contributor April 1, 2021

One ambitious first-year, one write-in candidate and one uncontested VP candidate faced off Monday and Wednesday night at the Student Government Association’s president and VP election debates.  First-year...

SGA met for their March 10 meeting at 7:00 p.m. over Microsoft Teams.

SGA lowers barriers for students to run in upcoming elections

Sierra Byrne, Cynic News Reporter March 17, 2021

UVM’s Student Government Association lowered the signatures required for students to run for SGA president and VP and removed them altogether for senators after lengthy discussion last week.   Following...

Moderator Nick Boufford, a senior, was joined by SGA presidential candidates junior Owen Doherty, sophomore Lana Al-Namee, junior Ben Bieri and junior Cody Smart. SGA vice presidential candidates, junior Grace Parker and junior Peter Lalley were also included in the debate.

A debate of a different kind: SGA takes presidential debates to live stream

Lilly Page, Cynic News Reporter March 24, 2020

SGA attempted to keep things business as usual, despite a pandemic, with a virtual debate between candidates running for SGA president and vice president. Moderator Nick Boufford, a senior, was joined...

Don’t vote based on brand recognition

Jackson Schilling April 21, 2019

In the last few weeks, UVM students were bombarded with campaign material for SGA’s presidential election. Junior Jillian Scannell and sophomore Owen Doherty put up posters, covered campus in small...

With SGA senate elections coming up April 9 and 10, SGA President Ethan Foley, a junior, makes a speech at the SGA meeting April 2. The election is contested for the first time in two years with 49 candidates vying for 39 seats.

SGA election applications at a high

Lee Hughes, Assistant News Editor April 8, 2019

This year’s SGA senate elections are contested for the first time in two years. By 4 p.m. April 5, senior Meghan Driscoll, SGA Elections Committee chair, received 49 election packets of those competing...

Make change: vote in SGA elections

Make change: vote in SGA elections

Staff Editorial March 27, 2019

No matter who you’re voting for, we should all vote in SGA elections. In recent weeks, there have been parallel student movements: a wave of protests and the arrival of SGA presidential campaigns. We...

Sophomore Owen Doherty delivers a statement at the SGA presidential debate March 22. Students will vote for SGA president and vice president March 28 and 29.

Who are the SGA candidates?

March 26, 2019

Harmony Edosomwan Presidential Candidate, Sophomore Studying English, American Sign Language and integrative health, Edosomwan was a leader on campus during the NoNames For Justice protests in February...

How to engage SGA voters

How to engage SGA voters

Staff Editorial April 4, 2018

If we were to write the staff editorial expected of this paper, we would say that only 20 percent of the student body voted in the SGA presidential election, and isn’t that a shame. We would wag our...

SGA execs will have no opponents in elections

SGA execs will have no opponents in elections

Alexandra Shannon March 24, 2016

Current SGA President Jason Maulucci and Vice President Tyler Davis are the first pair of students to run unopposed on the same ticket for SGA elections since 1941.   Election packets were due...

SGA executive elections begin

Alexandra Shannon March 20, 2016

The SGA elections for the next president and vice president are underway.   The process of running for executive positions in SGA began Feb. 29.   Election packets have been available...

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