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SG supreme court denies McQueen’s case

By Emily Wunderlich and Whitney Elfstrom Student Government’s supreme court unanimously decided Monday that it would not take Mariah McQueen’s case against the election rules commission. Now student body presidential candidate Kaeden Kelso will run unopposed in the upcoming election. He will need one more vote than 50 percent approval to assume the presidency. McQueen […]

McQueen: ERC verdict is a ‘witch hunt’

By Emily Wunderlich and Whitney Elfstrom Student body presidential candidate Mariah McQueen said that she was denied “due process” in the Election Rules Commission’s decision to disqualify her from the upcoming election. In an email addressed to Shannon Scanlon, Student Government’s supervisor of elections, McQueen said she plans to plead her case to SG’s judicial […]

SG supreme court denies McQueen’s case

SG presidential candidate disqualified a week before campaign

Above photo: Mariah McQueen, junior marketing major and senate committee and policy chair, was disqualified from running in next week’s student body president race. Courtesy of Mariah McQueen By Emily Wunderlich Student body presidential candidate Mariah McQueen and running mate Samantha Fiore were disqualified Monday from the upcoming Student Government election for illegally obtaining signatures […]

SG supreme court denies McQueen’s case

Hart: SG election won’t see mistakes repeated

Andrew Hart, the supervisor of elections for Student Government, doesn’t just wait for packets to arrive to approve potential candidates. He spends months planning polling locations, organizing election packets and assembling members of deciding bodies in the election. SG elections are a semester in the making. In addition to involvement with student government at the […]

In student body presidential debate, opponents reveal strengths and weaknesses

Over muffled chatter and clanging dishes in the University Student Center, student body presidential candidates Jimmy Richards and Mark Lombardi-Nelson voiced their campaign platforms before a politically divided student audience on Feb. 27. Among the debate’s big ticket items were Sodexo meal plan changes, the potential for Greek life on campus, the preservation of USF […]