Backlash during student elections 2024: The debate on pronouns 

March 25, 2024


On Feb. 27, 2024, candidate profile videos for the upcoming student elections were posted to UVUSA’s Instagram account, @uvustudents. Comments both in dissent and support of the candidate’s spoken, preferred pronouns emerged. Simone Goodheart, vice president of engagement candidate, was the target of backlash for using she/her pronouns.

Wolverine Pack EP 4

March 15, 2023

Reading Time: < 1 minute On this episode, Meg and Wyatt cover the student president elections with alleged CVP involvement, activities around campus, and Restaurant Forte.

Protestors make demands at debate

March 12, 2012

Reading Time: 2 minutes Though election time has come to a close, it will be a race that will be remembered not only because of the candidates, but also because of the protestors.   During the 2012 UVUSA elections debate on March 6, the Revolutionary Student Union exercised their freedom to protest and be heard.   With signs like […]

Candidates discuss penalties, infractions and greivances

March 5, 2012

Reading Time: 2 minutes To err is human – especially in a complex endeavor like campaigning for office.   All three teams running in this year’s elections for student government have been accused of violating the campaign guidelines set by UVUSA. When a grievance is filed against a team, said team is required to meet with UVUSA’s Elections Committee […]

Why We Need An Independent Elections Committee

March 5, 2012

Reading Time: 5 minutes If you’re reading this article, then you’ve hopefully read the letter from former Student Body President Richard Portwood. He suggests that we create a fully independent Elections Committee, in order to help restore the student’s confidence in UVUSA. I agree with Portwood’s suggestion.   I agree with Portwood because of what the Elections Committee does. […]