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Davis, Lovett win SGA presidential election

Davis, Lovett win SGA presidential election

Garret McDowell

April 13, 2012


Filed under Campus, News, Student Government

Senators Davis and Lovett won this year's SGA presidential election. Davis and Lovett picked up 60% of the vote to Turner and Robinson's 40% from a total number of 832 votes. Despite the majority of representatives to this upcoming SGA term being male, the Presidential Election was won by a female,...

SGA president calls for parliamentarian's resignation

SGA president calls for parliamentarian's resignation

Kaleigh Manson

April 5, 2012


Filed under Campus, News, Student Government

Student Government Association Parliamentarian, Gene Mitchell, was asked to resign from his appointed position by SGA president Jordan Locke on April 2. The resignation was a result of Mitchell’s recent opinion article published in The Cluster on March 28. Mitchell’s article expressed his frustr...

Live Blog – SGA presidential and vice presidential debate

Elizabeth Bibb

April 3, 2012


Filed under News, Student Government

In the third and final week of what is now a month-long campaign, SGA presidential and vice presidential candidates will go head to head in the Bear Rock Cafe at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, April 3. Sophomore Mollie Davis and her vice presidential pick junior Joshua Lovett will try to best sophomore Dalton Turner...

SGA presidential race – week 1 analysis

Gene Mitchell

March 23, 2012


Filed under Campus, Cluster Editorial, Opinions, Student Government, Uncategorized

The only person that should be thankful the presidential election period has been extended is Sophomore Senator Dalton Turner.  Senator Turner was perceived undoubtedly as the hands on favorite to win the SGA presidential race, but someone forgot to tell fellow Sophomore Senator Mollie Davis that.  Turner’s...

Early polling shows Turner in lead for SGA Presidential race

Early polling shows Turner in lead for SGA Presidential race

Gene Mitchell

February 19, 2012


Filed under Campus, News, Student Government, Uncategorized

According to a recent poll conducted by “Young Puns”, a political commentary show on MERCER 99, and The Cluster, Sophomore Senator Dalton Turner currently leads fellow Sophomore Senator Mollie Davis by six percent as a potential SGA presidential candidate. The poll was conducted between Feb. 2 a...

Library hours not extended for finals week

Library hours not extended for finals week

Brittany Dant

April 13, 2011


Filed under Campus, News, Student Government

Jack Tarver Library will not be open 24 hours during finals week, and the library will maintain its regular exam week schedule. In response to a request from the Student Government Association, Tarver provided 24-hour access to the library during last semester’s exam week. “During finals la...

SGA general election results announced

SGA general election results announced

clewis

April 6, 2011


Filed under Campus, News, Student Government

[nggallery id=12]   Roughly one in four students cast a ballot in Wednesday's SGA senatorial elections for the coming academic year, marking an official end to the spring campaign season. SGA election officer Jamel Pee said an estimated 575 students turned out to vote in Wednesday's campus-wide election. That's mostly on par with last year's turnout, Pee said. A crowd of a...

Honor code policy changed

Honor code policy changed

Sophya Pierre

March 30, 2011


Filed under Campus, News, Student Government

SGA voted on March 14 to change the wording of Mercer’s Honor Code. The motion to update the Honor Code was brought to the SGA floor by Vice President Shannon Giddens, who is also a member of Honor Council. The Honor Council debated this decision carefully because the change also requires an alteration...

Locke, Ekeke win SGA presidential election by landslide

Locke, Ekeke win SGA presidential election by landslide

clewis

March 30, 2011


Filed under Campus, News, Student Government

  Juniors Jordan Locke and Ike Ekeke were elected last Wednesday to serve as the new SGA president and vice president for the coming year. Election officials said 734 votes were cast. Locke and Ekeke won 477 of these, earning them 65 percent of the vote. Locke’s supporters cheered on as the ban...

Locke, Ekeke win SGA election by landslide

Locke, Ekeke win SGA election by landslide

clewis

March 23, 2011


Filed under Campus, News, Student Government

[nggallery id=6] Juniors Jordan Locke and Ike Ekeke were elected by a healthy margin Wednesday to serve as the new SGA president and vice-president for the coming year. Locke and Ekeke's ticket claimed 65 percent of the vote, while competitors Stephen Bradshaw and Melissa Thompson nabbed the remaining 35 percent. Election officials sa...

Live blogging: SGA presidential/vice-presidential debate

Live blogging: SGA presidential/vice-presidential debate

clewis

March 22, 2011


Filed under Campus, News, Student Government

In the last minute run-up to what has been a spirited week-long campaign, candidates competing for the position of Mercer's next student body president and vice-president will go head-to-head tonight in a debate beginning at 8 p.m. in the Bear Rock Cafe at the University Center. Juniors Stephen Bradshaw...

Candidates for SGA president, vice-president debate

Candidates for SGA president, vice-president debate

Elizabeth Bibb

March 22, 2011


Filed under Campus, News, Student Government

Candidates for SGA president and vice-president discussed the issues of their campaigns at the annual debate in the Bear Rock Cafe Tuesday evening. The debate opened with introductions of the candidates from both tickets: Senators Jordan Locke and Ike Ekeke and Senators Stephen Bradshaw and Melissa Th...

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