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Illinois Student Senate elects student body president, vice presidents, treasurer

Illinois Student Senate elects student body president, vice presidents, treasurer

By Claire Textor

March 29, 2016

Last spring, photos on social media of members of the Alpha Phi sorority and Acacia fraternity dressed in sombreros and turbans solicited a variety of responses. “Not Just a Party,” a Facebook group of student activists, made a series of demands including, but not limited to a three-year suspension...

Campaign finance sparks debate in student senate

By Claire Textor

March 16, 2016

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...