On this week’s episode of “Getting to the Bottom of It,” student life editor Makena Roberts and opinions editor Kiran Hoeffner-Shah break down everything you need to know about the SA election.
April 6, 2020
Stories from the April 6, 2020 issue of the GW Hatchet.
SA leaders said more candidates are running for top spots than in recent years as major issues like fossil fuel divestment gain traction.
Brookins has the experience needed to lead the organization, innovative solutions to recurrent problems and realistic plans to carry out his platform points.
Brandon Hill has the experience and connections with the GW community to make him an effective executive vice president.
The Hatchet spoke with Kyle Piekarski, the chairman of the JEC, who broke down the ranked-choice voting process during this year’s SA elections.
Students should support changes to the SA constitution, fossil fuel divestment, graduate student unionization and SA voting powers on the board.
Presidential candidate Christian Zidouemba said he will work to add more GWorld vendor options for students of different backgrounds if elected to the post.
Presidential candidate Bishop Walton said he will work to decrease food insecurity and increase student diversity.
Presidential candidate Georgie Britcher said her “insider and outsider” perspective with the Student Association has prepared her to take on the job.
Howard Brookins said he will use the SA president position to call on officials to divest from the fossil fuel industry and address discrimination and harassment.