The Vermont Cynic

Don’t vote based on brand recognition

Jackson Schilling

April 21, 2019


Filed under Opinion

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 campaign cards, made their own Snapchat filter and utilized many other campaign strategies. W...

SGA election applications at a high

SGA election applications at a high

Lee Hughes, Assistant News Editor

April 8, 2019


Filed under Campus, Election, News

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 for the 39 senate seats, she said. Driscoll attributed the number to increased campus engagement....

Make change: vote in SGA elections

Make change: vote in SGA elections

Staff Editorial

March 27, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorial

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 must recognize that these movements are two sides of the same coin — accurate representation for...

Who are the SGA candidates?

Who are the SGA candidates?

March 26, 2019


Filed under Campus, Election, News

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 2018. Previously, she served as the president of the Black Student Union and has more recently served as a leader in NoNames. Some of...

How to engage SGA voters

How to engage SGA voters

Staff Editorial

April 4, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorial

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 fingers at our fellow undergrads, and point out that an SGA president elect received only 1,124 votes...

SGA execs will have no opponents in elections

SGA execs will have no opponents in elections

Alexandra Shannon

March 24, 2016


Filed under Campus, News

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 at 4 p.m. March 18 and Maulucci and Davis were the only people who signed out an election packet, Maul...

SGA executive elections begin

Alexandra Shannon

March 20, 2016


Filed under Campus, News

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 at the SGA office in the Davis Center since then and are due March 18, according to an SGA ema...

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