Traditionally, the Daily Trojan endorses a presidential ticket in the Undergraduate Student Government’s elections. This year, however, the editors of the Daily Trojan have opted not to endorse any of the candidates. Though an endorsement is only a recommendation, the hyper-local environment of a university makes an endorsement for student government elections more influential than […]
USG officers accomplish more than most students realize; we owe it to ourselves to pick good successors.
The 2012 presidential election will offer students a chance to influence our country’s future.
An estimated 5,129 students voted online and approximately 500 voted using paper ballots for the Undergraduate Student Government elections. The polls closed at 8 p.m. Thursday, according to Juan Orjuela, Elections and Recruitment co-chair. USG hoped to get 6,000 votes, over one third of the undergraduate population. “We’re pretty happy with the numbers right now,” […]
If you cast a ballot for the Undergraduate Student Government elections in the last few years, you were in the minority. In 2010’s election for example, of the approximately 16,000 eligible undergraduate student voters, only about 4,550 turned up to the polls on campus or online. Overall, that’s less than one-third of the undergraduate student […]
Despite campaign posters all around campus, few students were aware that a presidential debate took place night.
The presidential ticket of Alex Fadil and Rohan Mehra is the first to post a video, which they did on their website today. In the one-minute video, they discuss their backgrounds at USC, their reasons for running and said their plan to make listening to students a priority. “In our time here we’ve developed a deep […]
Spring is almost upon us, and at USC the new season means a fresh start for Undergraduate Student Government. Already we can see campaign posters budding in the grass along Trousdale; that’s because last night at midnight the campaigns began, and the candidates for the upcoming elections were ready to disperse their fresh slogans and […]
USG will offer $2,000 to be shared among presidential and vice-presidential candidates.
Panelists said they were unsure how media played a factor in the midterm elections.