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A.S. and USU election organizers hope for high turnout

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Orlando Mayorquin

April 4, 2018

Associated Students and University Student Union student leadership elections are underway as online polls opened this morning. Eligible CSUN students received an email containing a link to the ballot. A.S. representatives and election organizers are hopeful that this year's voter turnout will be a...

AS elections: Matador Movement candidates want to see a change for students

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Brandon Ilano

April 3, 2018

Psychology major Beverly Ntagu is running for Associated Students president on the Matador Movement slate with Vice Presidential candidate Rose Merida, a health administration major. According to Ntagu and Merida, AS is meant to be for the students by the students and they want students more involved...

Culture of overspending continues in A.S., candidates say

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Ryan Mancini

April 10, 2017

The financial strain felt by the campus seems to continue in Associated Students (A.S.), two years after the Sundial reported on it after an AS senate meeting."It’s getting worse, as the school is trying to decrease its enrollment, justifiably so," said Jonathan Goldenberg, representative of the A...

Students vote during AS elections

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Ashley Grant

April 14, 2016

Students voted today in the different Associated Student Election booths set up around campus. In the second day of elections, members promote different outlets for students to vote which is online, in your email, or in person. "It gets the community involved and to make changes they want to see,"...

How A.S. can improve its outreach

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Leia Tabert

October 14, 2015

As we all know, the 2016 presidential election is coming and everyone is familiar with the process. But what about the Associated Students (AS) election? As some students might not know every year AS, or Associated Student Government gives students the opportunity to run for student positions within...

Associated Students has an election problem

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Lucas Fehring

September 28, 2015

Up front, I was one of two candidates running for President of Associated Students last semester. And as such, I learned a great deal about how it works as a democracy. In relation to this, I believe AS is in dire need of election reform. It is no longer functioning as the democracy it was intended...

AS candidates debate for upcoming elections

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Saffana Hijaz

March 27, 2015

The Associated Student candidates and current AS members gathered at Bayramian lawn for debates to represent themselves one last time to the students before elections take place next week on April 1-2. The debate began with both vice president candidates, Sevag Alexanian and Vlad Arutyunov, as they...

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