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John Schurer ’21 wins SGA presidential election in landslide victory

John Schurer '21, elected SGA president. COURTESY PHOTO
Christian Kummer ’22 to serve as Community Council co-chair
April 17, 2020

The student body elected John Schurer ’21 president of the Student Government Association (SGA) for the upcoming school year. Schurer won by a landslide, receiving 1,081 votes (77.27% of the 1,399...

John Schurer for SGA president 

John Schurer for SGA president 
April 16, 2020
The editorial board is proud to endorse John Schurer ’21 for SGA president.

In support of passionate, progressive politics

April 16, 2020
"Instead of allowing yourself to become disillusioned by the prospect of a Biden candidacy, I challenge you to channel the disgust you might very well feel after this primary to motivate yourself. Get, or stay, involved."

The Campus’s guide to this year’s SGA elections

The Campus’s guide to this year’s SGA elections
April 12, 2020
Here's what you need to know about this week's SGA elections.

Middlebury voting guide

February 27, 2020
This voting guide answers typical questions about the primary process and voting in Middlebury.

Let’s not sit this one out

February 27, 2020
It is a widely-held belief that the measure of a democracy is its ability to ensure free and fair elections for its people.

Student voting participation triples from 2014 to 2018 midterm elections

MiddVote members (from left to right) Kayla Lichtman ’21, Neta Kafka ’22.5, Paige Dickson ’21, Sophie Levine ’23, and Abby Denis ’21 run voting drive outside of McCullough Student Center for National Voter Registration Day.
September 26, 2019
Student voting initiatives helped to boost the percentage of students who voted from 15% to 51% in four years.

Varsha Vijayakumar for SGA President

Varsha Vijayakumar for SGA President
April 18, 2019
We are proud to endorse Varsha Vijayakumar for SGA President.

Notes from the SGA President

April 11, 2019
Happy (kind of) spring everyone!

This Year, Let’s Close the Turnout Gap

This Year, Let’s Close the Turnout Gap
November 1, 2018
This is a chance for voters to translate critiques of the Trump administration into tangible change by voting for ballot measures and candidates they feel represent their values. 

Local Elections are in Your Hands

Local Elections are in Your Hands
November 1, 2018
If you’re not paying attention to what’s going on in our state and local races, now’s the time. Because your vote may very well be the deciding factor in an election.

Young People: You Should Care, Too

Young People: You Should Care, Too
November 1, 2018
It is clear that youth engagement in government and politics is more important than ever. 
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