Tag: BEC

Andrew Hutchinson talks about self-expression through poetry and running for MSA

Hutchinson: “Everything that happened last semester, it kind of separated us all from each other, so I knew I felt, not a responsibility, but somewhat of a desire to help piece things back together in any way I could.”

Flaws in MSA highlighted by 2015 election

Interim President Payton Head: “I think it's disrespectful of him to attack me and to attack the association considering he's caused all of this harm to our association already.”

Top moments from the MSA Special Election debate

Voting will begin on at 8 a.m Feb. 29 and close at 5 p.m. March 2. The announcement will be held at Traditions Plaza on March 2.

UPDATED: MSA Board of Elections Commissioners Handbook approved during full Senate

The handbook aims to give the BEC more control over the elections.

Nerd Report: Out of this world love stories

In celebration of Valentine’s Day, columnist Gabriela Velasquez explores the best couples in the sci-fi/fantasy world.

New appointed BEC chairs seek to reform election process

BEC Chairwoman Bridget Everson: “We’ve been given an opportunity to restore faith in MSA.”

After MSA presidential election, members call for reform

2015 BEC Chairwoman Emma Henderson responds to criticism from vice chairwoman Bridget Everson.

MSA electoral audit sheds light on BEC chairwoman’s perspective

The Operations committee voted to not pursue impeaching Henderson.

MSA, BEC need to institute election reform

Now that the election is over, it’s time to learn from this fiasco.

MSA full senate votes to postpone the presidential election results 24 hours

This delay only affects the MSA presidential elections, not the library fee announcement.

Senator petitions for BEC chairwoman’s impeachment at emergency MSA Senate

Henderson’s performance came under question earlier in the semester when her delayed production of the handbook forced Senate to pass it in one Senate meeting instead of two.

Two MSA slates receive major infractions during presidential election

Ejaz/Parrie and Gomez/Hanner are not allowed to campaign for the rest of the election.

BEC handbook changes to be voted after delays

One change Henderson proposed requires all participants to attend a debriefing event.

MSA slates debate campus safety, advocacy, internal changes

The next MSA debate is scheduled for Nov. 6 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

BEC hosts first MSA debate

Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs Dr. Cathy Scroggs, Senate Speaker Benjamin Bolin and RHA President Steven Chaffin moderated the debate.

New BEC handbook promotes competition, creativity

The Board of Elections Commissioners are prepared to oversee a fair election while promoting more freedom for each slate.

BEC handbook passed after talks of reform, but under time constraints

A number of amendments to the handbook seek to deregulate the MSA presidential election and promote “more competition,” BEC chairman Derek Chung said.

Maass, Catalano issued second major infraction by the BEC

The BEC issued a second major infraction after the terms of the first infraction were violated.

MSA presidential slate issued major infraction

Spencer Maass and Shelby Catalano accepted the major infraction issued to them.

Maass/Catalano targets women with new ad

The ad features a silhouette of a woman in a seductive pose.