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Student trustee election complaint dropped

By Samantha Joes Toal

March 27, 2016


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Student Trustee candidate Spencer Haydary dropped his controversial contest against Collin Schumock, the student trustee-elect.AGHaydary and Schumock, both juniors in LAS, were the two main candidates for student trustee. AGSchumock won the student trustee election by less than 130 votes,AG according to ...

Campaign finance sparks debate in student senate

By Claire Textor

March 16, 2016


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By Claire TextorStaff WriterThough campaign funding is usually a bigger issue in national elections, it can come into play in campus elections too.Campaign spending was a hot button topic in this year’s student senate elections because of suspicious outside partisan funding.Turning Point USA is a pa...

Student trustee election leads to hearing

By Samantha Jones Toal

March 16, 2016


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The Campus Student Election Commission, CSEC, heard Spencer Haydary’s contest of the unofficial student trustee election results at its meeting Tuesday night. Haydary, junior in LAS, said a campaign violation — a letter of endorsement from Student Body President Mitch Dickey — contribu...

Committee expresses concern about AP score policy

Committee expresses concern about AP score policy

By Claire Textor

March 1, 2016


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When Matthew Rice was a senior at Adlai E. Stevenson High School in Lincolnshire, Illinois, as a member of the Political Action Club, he was tasked with determining why students chose out of state schools as opposed to those in Illinois.In August, state legislators passed a bill requiring colleges t...

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