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Claire Weddle








NEWS 2/15/16 9:21am

Unopposed IVP candidate Komal Luthra plans academic, leadership initiatives

Komal Luthra’s platform features a strong academic focus. As current chair of the Academic Committee, she has focused on getting students more involved inside and outside the classroom. She described two of the committee’s goals: encouraging communication between students and professors outside of class time and eventually creating a used book exchange event to supplement online postings through Facebook groups.



NEWS 2/15/16 9:08am

Justin Onwenu aims to improve communication, resolve student concerns as EVP

As a candidate for Student Association External Vice President, Justin Onwenu’s platform focuses on a broad range of issues. In his campaign platform, Onwenu said as EVP he hopes to expand the use of tetra and give student more options with the meal plan, to establish greater lines of communication between students and the Honor Council and Student Judicial Programs, to increase the ability of students to give academic input through faculty advisory boards and to promote environmental sustainability.