All posts tagged "election"

  • Future SGA candidates must remain the student voice

    By Madison Thompson — U of L’s Student Government Association is an integral and integrated part of university life. The officers act as the primary advocate and voice of the student body. SGA is not only the voice...

    • Posted February 19, 2018
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  • Brief: SGA will accept candidate applications for 2018 elections beginning Monday

    By Joseph Lyell — U of L’s Student Government Association will accept applications for its 2018 representatives starting Feb. 12. Elections will be held between Feb. 26 and March 1. The SGA Supreme Court will preside over...

    • Posted February 8, 2018
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  • SGA update
    Tirumala, Sook to face off in SGA run-off

    By Olivia Krauth– After an unprecedented number of candidates and votes, the 2017 Student Government Association election cycle will end in multiple run-off elections. Vishnu Tirumala and Georgie Sook will face off for the office of SGA...

    • Posted March 6, 2017
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  • Trump inauguration stirs responses from activists

    By Paul Logsdon– There is no doubt that the 2017 presidential election has been anything short of controversial. With the inauguration of President Donald Trump Jan. 20, many were either celebrating or coming together to make their...

    • Posted January 24, 2017
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  • Student Opinion
    Although Trump won, now’s not the time to divide

    By Will Flynn — It’s been a few days since the end of the election and Donald Trump’s unthinkable upset. I voted for Hillary and I’m not gonna sit here and act like I don’t mind that...

    • Posted November 11, 2016
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  • Grimes and Yarmuth lead voter registration drive at U of L

    By Phillip Lentsch– Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan-Grimes and Rep. John Yarmuth led a student voter registration drive on March 31 in Ekstrom Library. Grimes and Yarmuth touched on how GoVoteKY.com — a new online voter registration...

    • Posted March 31, 2016
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  • SGA update
    Brief: Run-off to be held for AVP

    By Olivia Krauth– There will be a run-off election for the spot of Academic Vice President due to a SGA election rule. According to the 4.7.1 clause of the SGA Constitution, a candidate must receive 40 percent...

    • Posted February 24, 2016
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  • SGA update
    Slates, spending caps change in new SGA election rules

    By Olivia Krauth– SGA voted new election rules into action last month in hopes more students will run for office next semester. “Our most distinct changes come from an opinion that both the Court and myself hold:...

    • Posted November 3, 2015
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  • Kentucky needs a Republican governor

    By Kevin Grout– There is so much to be excited about in Kentucky politics. As citizens and students, we have the opportunity to make a real impact on the future of our Commonwealth. That chance begins on...

    • Posted October 24, 2015
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  • Silent protest takes place at Board of Trustees meeting

    Outside the U of L Board of Trustees meeting in Grawemeyer Hall, representatives of the African-American community staged a silent protest of Gov. Steve Beshear’s appointments to the Board. Under Kentucky state law, the board must “reflect...

    • Posted September 3, 2015
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