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Student president election platforms

April 3, 2012
By Savannah King

Spring is election season at CSU, and this year students have the choice between two teams: Regina Martel and Joe Eden, or John Dietrick and Max 'Moose' Muller.

Vote by Wednesday, April 4

To better help you make an informed choice when casting your election vote, check out this quick summary of each team and their platforms.

Regina and Joe: “Putting Students First”
  • Hold regular student forums in order to receive and utilize more student feedback, especially concerning the on-campus stadium and tuition and fees. Accountability reports will also be created so that students can have easy access to this information.
  • Enhance student resources, creating an online test file and creating a syllabi sharing website that will help students manage course workloads.
  • Improve campus Wi-Fi access.
  • Keep blue books free.
  • Outreach to residence halls and student organizations.
  • Improve the RamRide program.
  • Continue and improve the late night bus routes.
  • Help the senate and ASCSU go green.
  • Promote the use of the CSU bike library.

Visit their website.

Dietrick and Muller: “Moving CSU Forward”
  • Get faster test results for students by investing in more ScanTron machines.
  • Continue free blue books.
  • Enhance teacher responsibility by creating a set of standards all teachers must adhere to in order to further help students.
  • Organize the test file and put it online.
  • Make textbooks exempt from taxes.
  • Promote and increase the Student Funding Board budget, which will allow for more programs for students to participate in.
  • Find a solution to the U+2 housing law problem.
  • Revamp the Ram Welcome to include all returning class levels, not just freshman.
  • Improve RamRide by increasing volunteer incentives, creating a football game pick up program and providing faster service.
  • Better alumni relations.
  • Facilitate communication about the on-campus stadium and ensure that it is created with the best interest of the students in mind.
  • Promote club sports and other student organizations.
  • Create a veterans memorial on campus.

Visit their website.

Be sure to login to RamWeb and vote for your favorite candidates on April 2-4. The winning candidate will be announced at 8 p.m. April 4.