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

By Emily Gallion | Feb. 29, 2016

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

By Emily Gallion | Feb. 24, 2016

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

Top moments from the MSA Special Election debate

By Andrew Frein , Emily Gallion and Max Fillion | Feb. 18, 2016

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

By Max Fillion | Feb. 10, 2016

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

New appointed BEC chairs seek to reform election process

By Emily Gallion | Feb. 4, 2016

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

Column: Nerd Report: Out of this world love stories

By Gabriela Velasquez | Feb. 4, 2016

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

After MSA presidential election, members call for reform

After MSA presidential election, members call for reform

By Andrew Frein | Jan. 27, 2016 | Updated Jan. 28, 2016 at 7:00 p.m.

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

MSA electoral audit sheds light on BEC chairwoman’s perspective

By Neeti Butala | Dec. 4, 2015

The Operations committee voted to not pursue impeaching Henderson.

Editorial: 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

By Waverly Colville | Nov. 18, 2015

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

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

By Emily Gallion | Nov. 18, 2015

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

By Waverly Colville | Nov. 17, 2015

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

BEC handbook changes to be voted after delays

By Emily Gallion and Neeti Butala | Sept. 25, 2015

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

On Campus: UPDATE: MSA presidential votes surpasses last year’s

Posted to On Campus by Elizabeth Loutfi on Nov. 11, 2014 at 4:17 p.m.

The Missouri Students Association Board of Elections Commissioners reported 5,388 votes have been cast in the MSA presidential elections as of Tuesday at 4:09 p.m. Last year’s total vote count was 5,387. The MSA presidential election polls officially opened 5 p.m. Monday and will ...

On Campus: MSA slate files complaint to BEC, major infraction will not be issued

Posted to On Campus by Elizabeth Loutfi on Nov. 8, 2014 at 11:03 p.m.

A Missouri Students Association presidential slate filed a complaint regarding the tampering and deplacement of their flyers on Nov. 6. According to an incident statement issued by the Board of Elections Commissioners Chairman Derek Chung, the complaint was filed at 8:30 a.m. by the Payton Head/Brenda Smith-Lezama ...

MSA slates debate campus safety, advocacy, internal changes

In Print: MSA slates debate campus safety, advocacy, internal changes

By George Roberson , Jack Waddell and Waverly Colville | Oct. 28, 2014

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

BEC hosts first MSA debate

By George Roberson , Jack Waddell and Waverly Colville | Oct. 27, 2014

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

On Campus: BEC approves three 2014 MSA presidential slates

Posted to On Campus by Elizabeth Loutfi on Oct. 13, 2014 at 7:48 p.m.

The 2014 Missouri Students Association presidential election is officially underway. Three presidential slates submitted paperwork to the Board of Elections Commissioners last Thursday. BEC Chairman Derek Chung said the petitions filed by all slates were validated and passed the requirements to run in the election. The 2014 MSA presidential slates ...

In Print: New BEC handbook promotes competition, creativity

By Waverly Colville | Sept. 23, 2014

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

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

By Covey Eonyak Son | June 3, 2014

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

In Print: Maass, Catalano issued second major infraction by the BEC

By Cassa Niedringhaus | Nov. 2, 2012

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

MSA presidential slate issued major infraction

In Print: MSA presidential slate issued major infraction

By Cassa Niedringhaus | Oct. 30, 2012

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

In Print: Maass/Catalano targets women with new ad

By Cassa Niedringhaus | Oct. 26, 2012

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

In Print: BEC announces election results after investigation

By Hunter Woodall | Nov. 11, 2011

The BEC postponed the election announcements to finish an investigation of a slate.

In Print: Court issues MSA slate Loeffler-Damico minor infraction

By Kelly Olejnik | Nov. 4, 2011

The Loeffler and Damico slate were found guilty of illegally placing campaign posters.

In Print: BEC implements handbook changes for 2011 election

By Hunter Woodall | Sept. 30, 2011

The BEC handbook was approved at full Senate during Wednesday’s full Senate meeting.

In Print: MSA works to improve transit for students

By Hunter Woodall | Sept. 2, 2011

A student task force will be assembled to explore issue further.