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.”
The handbook aims to give the BEC more control over the elections.
Syed Ejaz: “If you were just a fly on the wall you’d think that we would definitely be running but deep down I don’t think anybody really wanted to.”
Vega: “You don’t have to be in an official position, you don’t have to be a vice something or an interim whatever, you can come pop in and say, ‘Hey, this is something I’d like to see done better.’”
Higginbotham: “Right now, MSA is broken. Students who pay attention quite honestly hate MSA, and I don’t blame them. In my opinion, we earned that.”
Head and Vega will serve in office while the student body selects its next MSA president and vice president, who will be chosen through a special election process.
Senators began planning Gomez’s removal during a Operations Committee meeting Tuesday night.
BEC Vice Chairman Mark McDaniel said: “If we had the information that we had today back in November, Chris, Haden... you would have been removed from the election.”
Less than 24 hours after evidence surfaced of campaign infractions, MSA President-elect Haden Gomez and Vice President-elect Chris Hanner stepped down.
Legion of Black Collegians’ letter: “It is clear now that those involved with this campaign have no intent of helping to eradicate the bigoted and racist problems that have plagued this campus and greater community for so long.”
In light of the new incriminating GroupMe messages, it’s clear Haden Gomez and Chris Hanner should’ve been disqualified before the announcement Nov. 19.
2015 BEC Chairwoman Emma Henderson responds to criticism from vice chairwoman Bridget Everson.
The screenshots were taken from a GroupMe with Haden Gomez, Chris Hanner, Josh Boehm and Natalie Edelstein.
Three resolutions seek outcomes from nullifying election to appointing runners-up.