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Student senate elects new executive leaders

Student senate elects new executive leaders

By Claire Textor

March 30, 2016

The Illinois Student Senate elected their new 2016-2017 executive positions Tuesday, electing Ron Lewis as student body president, Alex Villanueva as vice president - external, Spencer Haydary as vice president - internal and Sam Braganca as treasurer. MGLewis, junior in Business, won the majority vote for...

Same-day voter registration increases student participation

Same-day voter registration increases student participation

By The Daily Illini Staff Report

March 28, 2016

Champaign County saw a 275 percent increase in student voter turnout with the new addition of same-day voter registration on campus.“Tuesday proved that same day registration is key to helping everyone in Champaign County vote, regardless if they wanted a Democratic or Republican ballot,” said Ma...