All posts tagged "voting"

  • SGA update
    Four resolutions passed by SGA Senate

    By Shelby Brown– SGA Senate passed four resolutions Feb. 14. Keith Auspland, president of the Kent School of Social Work, represented the Resolution to Bring U of L into ADA Compliance with Braille. A motion changed the name to...

    • Posted February 14, 2017
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  • SGA President Aaron Vance
    SGA incumbents urge students to run for office

    By Shelby Brown–       Student Government Association election applications are open until Feb. 6 – and incumbents want you to consider running. SGA represents the students’ voice to the administration. Executive, legislative and judicial officers, along with the...

    • Posted January 30, 2017
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  • opinion
    The 2016 election has been exhausting

    By Jared Thomas– I don’t believe in us anymore. I’m not talking about you or Louisville or the university or anyone specifically. I’m talking about our society, the group of us that somehow decided the best we...

    • Posted November 7, 2016
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  • Letter to the editor: Trump and Clinton not your only options this November

    By Lloyd Fowler — The Republican Party started as a third party in 1854. Abraham Lincoln was one of four men who won electoral votes in the presidential election of 1860 as the first Republican president. The...

    • Posted October 13, 2016
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  • Higher education – What you need to know before you vote

    By Brooke Moody– Americans are nine weeks away from the election of our new president. Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve seen headlines ranging from email scandals to con-business courses and every dramatic detail in between this...

    • Posted September 5, 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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  • Student Opinion
    The system needs overhaul to entice the public to vote

    By Aaron Hartley– Every election season, the importance of voter turnout is restated, as it should be. Voter turnout is possibly the key element in ensuring the system functions properly, and guarantee the person with the majority...

    • Posted February 11, 2016
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  • SGA update
    SGA announces candidates for 2016 election

    By Olivia Krauth– SGA announced the candidates for 2016-17 offices today. Campaigns officially begin tomorrow, with student voting starting Feb. 15. In a change from last year, only candidates for SGA President and Executive Vice President are...

    • Posted February 2, 2016
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  • opinion
    Do you even vote, bro?

    One right that should be held as important next to freedom of speech is voting. That being said, did you hit the poll booths for the last election? If you’re answer is no, you should be shaming...

    • Posted November 13, 2015
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  • Will students vote in the midterm election?

    College students seem to be engaged in politics, but that might not translate into votes on Nov. 4. With the U.S. Senate race between Republican incumbent Mitch McConnell and Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes wrapping up this week, the...

    • Posted October 27, 2014
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