Sydney Nelson said she will focus her campaign on student affordability, proposing policies to limit costs like textbooks and transportation.
The Student Association Senate passed a resolution Wednesday night encouraging faculty to consider low-cost course materials instead of commercial textbooks which can be expensive.
SA president and executive vice president candidates should design new strategies to tackle goals, and focus on what will affect the everyday lives of students.
Brackney approved of the concept of adding a board last spring, but the SA has not presented specific plans to her yet.
Starting next academic year, students will be able to retake one course from their first year, first semester for transfers, if they received a D+ or lower.
The 2017 Student Association elections will take place on March 29 and 30, according to the official Joint Election Committee calendar.
First-year forgiveness will allow students to revisit shaky academic foundations by retaking one course from their first-year at GW.
Student Association President Erika Feinman said the resolution was designed to support international students impacted by the executive order that “threatens members of our campuses.”
It’s not surprising that economic diversity is lacking at GW – but students should still try to change our stereotype as a school just for rich kids.
Student Association executive vice president Thomas Falcigno said that although the SA Senate has passed fewer bills this year, they have been more thorough.