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Lubrano weighs in, firmly against online campaigning

Former student body president Matthew Lubrano, who is currently a graduate assistant at Marist, told me recently that he feels online campaigning is prohibitive of some key aspects of a prospective SGA office-holder. He says that student leaders need to … Continue reading

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Torres: Online campaigning ban like “when radio stations banned rock music”

In response to the debate over online campaigning, Marist student and former SGA elections commissioner Dan Torres sent me this statement: “I feel that online campaigning should be used in our elections because it can be a great equalizer in … Continue reading

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Paulsen gets inside look at FSU SGA…

…and it’s likely an eye opener for most students here at our small, private, upstate New York school. Florida State University is, with its enrollment of more than 40,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students, clearly a much larger school than Marist … Continue reading

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A message from President DiBlasi to the student body

Three years ago I set foot on this campus really having no idea what laid before me. I had come from north of Boston where almost no one had heard of Marist College (including myself) and no one knew what … Continue reading

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Debate: Online Campaigning

Walking around the Marist campus as recently as a few weeks ago, it was easy to see that student government elections were underway.  Flyers were pinned to almost every bulletin board, students wore colorful shirts with candidates’ names in large, … Continue reading

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Taking a (spring) break

We are halfway through the semester and with midterms this week and spring break next week, the blog is taking a little bit of a rest.  Not to fret, though, there is much more Marist in Progress to come. Upon … Continue reading

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Bits and Bites – 3.2.12

In stark contrast to the huge voter turnout for this year’s elections, interest was low at the town hall event SGA hosted just prior to the results party, during which the floor was open to questions but only one was … Continue reading

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