Politics


NEWS 2/26/20 7:57am

Casting your vote for the SGA elections

There are 32 open positions on the ballot for the Student Government Association election, including president, vice president, secretary and treasurer for the executive board; the senior, junior and sophomore class councils; and the academic councils. 


NEWS 2/28/20 3:33pm

Millennial mayors endorse Pete Buttigieg for president

Mayor of Burlington Ian Baltutis '08 is among many millennial mayors across the nation who have endorsed former South Bend Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg for president. The group — Mayors for Pete — is actively working on the ground within their individual communities to rally support on behalf of Buttigieg. Baltutis said as mayors, they were excited to see him step up and run for national office.


NEWS 2/27/20 9:45pm

WATCH: Class of 2021 speeches for SGA

Elon University’s Student Government Association class council works directly to represent the ideas and interests of each class within the governing body. Students in each class can run for five different positions: president, vice president, secretary, treasurer and senator


NEWS 2/27/20 9:44pm

WATCH: Class of 2023 speeches for SGA

Elon University’s Student Government Association class council works directly to represent the ideas and interests of each class within the governing body. Students in each class can run for five different positions: president, vice president, secretary, treasurer and senator.


NEWS 2/27/20 9:29pm

WATCH: Class of 2022 speeches for SGA

Elon University’s Student Government Association class council works directly to represent the ideas and interests of each class within the governing body. Students in each class can run for five different positions: president, vice president, secretary, treasurer and senator.


NEWS 2/27/20 11:06am

Onto the next budget

The campaign for Student Government Association officially began Monday, Feb. 24. The candidates running for executive treasurer are juniors Claire Babey and Andrew Ciampa.


NEWS 2/26/20 9:06am

Showdown for the senate

With student government elections fast approaching, candidates are gearing up for the campaign. The race for executive vice president will be between juniors Jonathan Stettler and Robert Cain.


NEWS 2/16/20 2:55pm

The push for bail reform in Alamance County

Alamance and surrounding counties have been debating bail reform for the last 20 years, and Caldwell — who’s running on a bail and criminal justice reform platform — is one of the many advocates who have been through the criminal justice system and now uses their second chance to push for a change in policies for the system they use to be in.


NEWS 2/13/20 11:20pm

SGA passes bill to replace Safe Rides with Uber

In the first phase of the pilot program beginning after Spring Break, students will get two discounted Uber rides to anywhere geographically close to campus. It will replicate the range of Safe Rides, with off-campus housing along with Crest and Danieley included.


NEWS 2/13/20 8:41am

Early primary voting begins across North Carolina

The North Carolina primary is here. Voters can indicate their preference for their party’s candidate. For voters looking to participate prior to the primary date, early voting is an alternative solution. This process has been known to decrease lines and encourage voter participation. Any person looking to participate must be registered to vote in the state of North Carolina, no photo ID is required.