Thursday evening, the Defend Affirmative Action Party, eMerge and Movement, three of the four parties running for Central Student Government office, gathered in Hutchins Hall for the first presidential and vice presidential debate of the season.
Keysha Wall and Lauren Kay, if elected in the upcoming Central Student Government elections, hope to use their positions to amplify the voices of minority students on campus to the University of Michigan administration.
Despite being outsiders to Central Student Government, LSA juniors Evan Rosen and Dan Sweeney are ready to make waves on the University of Michigan campus as elected leaders. Rosen and Sweeney are running for president and vice president, respectively, with Movement Party.
To some, making the decision to run for a Central Student Government office without any prior experience within University of Michigan student governments and without a campaign plan may seem like a pretty big leap.
A resolution to support an academic holiday on Election Day for 2020 and all even-numbered years after that passed during Tuesday night’s Central Student Government meeting with 30 in favor, five opposed and none abstaining.
On Tuesday night, LSA juniors Nicholas Fadanelli and Ryan Gillcrist announced they will be running for LSA Student Government president and vice president, respectively. Their campaign aims to put students first in all their future initiatives.