Community-building initiatives have emerged on the platforms of nearly every candidate running for Student Association spots.
Eleven students are running to fill six CCAS-U seats in the SA Senate this year, making the race the most competitive in this year’s SA election.
The Hatchet sifted through each candidate’s initiatives and pulled out points where the SA hopefuls may have fallen short on the facts.
Campaign managers for the SA’s top positions said they wanted to join candidates’ teams to help their peers advocate for students.
Three referendums tackle topics that would make internal changes to the SA’s structure and press officials to consider a new nickname.
SA presidential candidate Nicole Cennamo said she plans to use her listening skills to elevate student voices in the SA’s top spot.
SA presidential candidate SJ Matthews said her experience as the president of RHA has prepped her to lead the student government.
SA presidential candidate ShanTorrian Underwood said she wants to use her personal experiences to advocate for students.
Amy Martin, a candidate for SA executive vice president, said her knowledge of the SA’s bylaws would help her lead the senate.
Quentin McHoes, a candidate for SA executive vice president, wants to use his status as an SA outsider to help enact change in the organization.