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    Hostile election week concludes with SFC victory

    SFC win overshadowed by dishonorable election conduct A mild morning on the vibrant, green lawn of the quad turned into turmoil when classes resumed on April 13 as members of the Independent Alliance and Students for Change confronted one another about each party’s allegedly dirty campaign tactics. In the tradition of election week, each party tagged the sidewalk with chalk murals and campaign slogans. However, many tags were visibly smeared and erased, causing upset between the parties. While SFC’s near clean sweep was announced later in the week, the various actions by candidates and supporters left a damper on what is meant to be a display of inter-student democracy. Hosay…

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    IA candidate challenges incumbent party over policies and transparency

    Junior Mohammed Hassan is the presidential nominee of Independent Alliance, which was formed last April by students and former members and officials of Students for Change and United People, to create major changes on campus. “We want students to feel comfortable to be involved with student government,” Hassan said. Hassan will be running against Students For Change’s nominee Christopher Labial and independent candidates Andrew Millan and Luis Cuadros. IA, Hassan said, is not a centralized party, but one where many people can work with one another with no “low or high members.” “The party stands for an independent group of people. Each group of leaders thinks for themselves and we…