Editorial Board: SG must improve transparency to boost voter turnout

Editorial Board: SG must improve transparency to boost voter turnout

As 2017 Student Government elections ended with another low turnout, it is important to consider what can be done to increase student participation in choosing representatives. Only 6.5 percent of the student population made their voice heard. In an effort to improve student involvement in SG elections, The Mercury increased...

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Election and reflection: Election

Election and reflection: Election

JW Van Der Schans and Alex Holcomb from the CometUnity ticket have been elected as next year’s Student Government president and vice president, respectively. Van Der Schans, an international political economy senior, has been a member of SG since his sophomore year and has served on the executive council as...

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Student Government Forum

Student Government Forum

Correction: The candidate on the far left of the stage is misnamed in the video.

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UTD “Votes”

UTD “Votes”

Click below to view full size image.   Here’s what a few of your peers had to say: “Personally, all I can say is presidential elections (even though I didn’t really care before) were something I thought of as an honor. However, after seeing this year, people took this as...

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