Tag: Ted Costigan

Student Association Senate tackles graduate funding complaints

The Student Association Senate approved new funding policies for student groups at its last meeting of the year Monday – an attempt to make funding more fair for graduate organizations. Graduate students claim they have been shortchanged by the policy that went into effect this year.

SA Senate confirms Richardson cabinet

The Student Association Senate-elect approved all 13 of John Richardson’s cabinet nominees Monday night. Twelve of the president-elect’s cabinet members were approved unanimously, with the vice president for community affairs receiving only one nay. Senator Manny Iglesias, ESIA-U, refused to vote for Miles Selib as vice president for community affairs because he wasn’t confident in […]

Richardson, Costigan win Student Association election runoff

John Richardson beat out Chris Clark for Student Association president by a margin of just 34 votes Thursday night. Richardson, a sophomore, earned 50.6 percent of the vote to Clark’s 49.4 percent. “It was a close race, but I’m excited to get started,” Richardson said. “We have a lot of big things on our plate […]

Runoff candidates vie for votes

The campaign atmosphere on H Street was a far cry from what it was two weeks ago, as the four candidates for Student Association president and executive vice president vied for the attention of student voters Wednesday, the first day of the runoff election. Runoff elections – which occur when no candidate receives 40 percent […]

Clark, Costigan safe from ballot removal

Presidential candidate Chris Clark and executive vice presidential candidate Ted Costigan were both cleared of campaign charges by the Joint Elections Committee Tuesday night, and both candidates will participate in to this week’s runoff election as originally planned. Clark was acquitted of a charge alleging he sent out a campaign email prior to the start […]