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Student Association Senator Robert Kreml talks about the addition of an ad hoc committee, of which he is chairman, on April 11 at SA Senate in the Holmes Student Center, Sky Room.

SA Senate to amend election bylaws

By Ashley Morse | April 13, 2015

The Student Association Senate is considering 12 amendments to its bylaws to reflect the move to online elections.The 2015 executive elections saw the SA’s first use of online voting through HuskieLink, a social media platform for student groups. Now,...

SA voter turnout zooms past last year’s

By Keisha Howerth | March 26, 2014

More than 1,600 students voted in Tuesday’s Student Association executive elections, which is about 100 more than voted over two days in last year’s elections.More than 1,500 students voted in the 2013 elections. About 750 students voted in 2012,...

SA voting a responsibility

By Jeremiah Caterina | March 25, 2014

Today begins students’ chance to vote for next year’s Student Association executives.The people elected speak for students, so it’s imperative students take part in choosing those leaders.I can’t emphasize enough the importance of every student...

SA executive elections begin Tuesday

By Hailey Kurth | March 26, 2012

Voting in the Student Association executive elections are being held Tuesday and Wednesday, and some candidates already have their game plan in place. “We have been speaking with various organizations on campus and will be passing around flyers on Tuesday...