Student Senate elections bring the first-ever candidate debates
Watch the debate here at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, April, 20.
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Editor-in-Chief Alyssa Durant and News Editor Julia Pizza from The Channels are moderating the We the Students: Candidates Debates at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, April 20, in Administration Building Room 211.
There will be debates between candidates running for president, student trustee and vice president of external affairs.
The positions that are also included in the election are student advocate, vice president of internal affairs and vice president of operations and finance.
Yeihoon Choi is running uncontested for vice president of operations and finance, a position that he has had for the past two years. One of Choi’s goals for next semester is to figure out a way to support the library so that it can be open 24/7. He is already in contact with the library director to figure out a plan.
Candidates in the debate have a short profile below to highlight why they ran and what their goals are if they are elected.
Zora Mihaley is also running, but did not make an appointment with The Channels in time for the publication of this story.
VICE PRESIDENT OF EXTERNAL AFFAIRS
The student advocate candidates are as follows:
Christopher Lee, former K-12 English teacher in Asia
Krystle Farmer, vice president of the Black Student Union
Vice president of internal affairs candidates are as follows:
Josh Villanueva, current vice president of internal affairs