SG Report: 1/22/18

SG Report: 1/22/18

University Communication Project Student Government President JW Van der Schans is leading an initiative to conduct surveys in order to determine the ideal way for campus organizations and departments to keep students updated on events and information. The results of the survey would be shared with various groups such as...

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Ed Board: Presidential, vice presidential candidates well-suited for uncontested positions

Ed Board: Presidential, vice presidential candidates well-suited for uncontested positions

Because this year’s Student Government presidential and vice presidential candidates are running unopposed, the Editorial Board of The Mercury has decided to publish an evaluation of the candidates in place of an endorsement. The content of the evaluation is based on an interview The Mercury conducted with the candidates. Running...

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SG Report: January 23rd

ELECTIONS AND TAO COUNSELING Elections for Student Government senators will be the week after spring break. Those who are interested must sign up by Feb. 20. “Contact someone from Student Government as well as the Election Board’s Chair Casey Sublett and they will try to get them paired with a...

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Meet the candidate

Meet the candidate

Caitlynn Fortner is a international political economy junior from Dalton, Georgia. She chose UTD for its emphasis on academics and its diversity. Since high school, she’s focused on fighting hunger though agricultural research, and she’d like to have more hunger-awareness events on campus. She is the vice president of the...

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Candidate outlines platform on campus

Candidate outlines platform on campus

Affordable education and bringing jobs back to the United States dominated senatorial candidate David Alameel’s talk with students on Oct. 3. The talk, hosted by UTD Democrats, gave students the opportunity to ask questions about Alameel’s platform as he runs for a seat on the U.S. Senate against current senator...

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