Tag: elections

Your newly elected student leaders

Pettine, Truong and new senators win 2018-2019 student body election By Tisha Herrera, Staff Writer President-elect Bekah Pettine and Vice President-elect Erik Truong are officially declared the winners of Mason’s 2018-2019 student government election. With more than 2000 registered student…

Meet the Candidates: Benjamin Olsen & Sara Babcock

Name: Benjamin Olsen Major: Government & International Politics  Year: Junior Position: Student Body President Why are you running for this position? I am running for the position of Student Body President because I have served in the Student Government for the…

Meet the Candidates: Holden Spence & Chra Darwesh

Name: Holden Spence Major: Global Affairs  Year: Rising Senior Position for candidacy: President Why are you running for this position? I’ve always been an advocate and tried to be a voice for those who have felt that their voice wasn’t heard. By running for President…

Meet the Candidates: Patrick Grady & Amir Jones

Name: Patrick Grady Major: Government and International Affairs Year: Sophomore Position for candidacy: Student Body President Why are you running for this position? I have been in Student Government my entire collegiate career because I believe in creating positive change…

Mason Elects New Student Senators

INCOMING FRESHMEN AND TRANSFER STUDENTS FILL SEATS IN 2017-2018 STUDENT GOVERNMENT  By Olivia Vermane, Staff Writer Mason’s student government recently held semi-annual elections, with ten new members from the incoming freshmen class voted in to the student senate. The election…

“The Great One” comes to Manassas

(Photo credit: Ben Cowlishaw) A number of events in my life would have never come across my mind just prior to their occurrence – going to George Mason being one of them. I never would have considered the first political…

Interview with the Candidates: Bhatia & Zaidi

As part of our “Interview the Candidates” series, Fourth Estate will be interviewing all four candidates for Student Government President and Vice President.  Khushboo Bhatia and Ali Zaidi are running for Student Body President and Vice President for the 2015-16…

Guide to the 2014 Senate Election

This story was originally published in the Oct. 27 of Fourth Estate. Featured photo by Ken Zirkel. No changes made. Creative Commons License. Three candidates will be on the ballot on Election Day in the race for a seat representing…

New partnership aims to boost student voice at polls

A new partnership encourages more college students to cast their votes at the ballot box. MASONVotes and Virginia21, a non-profit and non-partisan organization that supports young voters in higher education, have created a partnership with TurboVote to ease the obstacles…