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SGA candidates to debate

Pittsburg State University students will select a new slate of officers for the Student Government Association next week. To help students learn more about the four pairs of students vying for the SGA top spots, the organization will hold a presidential-vice presidential debate at 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 30, in Room 107 of Grubbs Hall. Those unable to attend may watch live on pittstate.tv.

It’s the political season and in just days, the voters will select a new president and vice president. It won’t be Hillary, Bernie, Ted or Donald but could be Rachel, Hank, Basel or Ryan.

Pittsburg State University students will select a new slate of officers for the Student Government Association next week. To help students learn more about the four pairs of students vying for the SGA top spots, the organization will hold a presidential-vice presidential debate at 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 30, in Room 107 of Grubbs Hall. Those unable to attend may watch live on pittstate.tv.

Debate organizers will pose questions to the candidates, one pair at a time.

Voting will be held online on the GUS Classic system beginning at 7:30 a.m. Monday, April 4, and closing at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 7. Following tradition, the winner will be announced at 8:30 a.m. on Friday, April 8, on the marble steps of Russ Hall, the university’s oldest building.

This year’s candidates are:

The Banana Party

Rachel Herring, president; Christian Dalton, vice president

The Access Silverback Party

Hank Cloninger, president; Kolleen Gladden, vice president

The A Voice for Change Party

Basel Alkassab, president; Guilherme Hanson, vice president

The Major Key Party

Ryan Magee, president; Morgan Kissane, vice president

For more information, call the SGA Office in the Overman Student Center, 620-235-4802.

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