The Poly‘s live coverage of the Grand Marshal Week 2016 GM/PU Debate has concluded. An archive is available within.
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1.) What does being GM mean to you?
Follow-up questions to introductions…
Paul: Student Union future critical, work with Marcus and Nick for complete understanding
Dan: unfilled positions harming students, expose academic tutors
Q: What do you feel you will have to improve on if elected GM?
Opinion on what’s going on recently with Executive Director position?
Transparency? Necessary, yes or no?
Candidate specific questions…
Dan: solid platform of Constitution and communication between administration and GM
Paul: Marcus nicely organized committee’s projects
Questions from audience…
Question for both: explain past experience with dealing with administration.
Question for both: as a GM, how do you feel of current Union scenario?
Question for both: stance on Save the Union movement?
Closing statements of GM candidates, time for PU Debate.
Introductions of President of the Union candidates…
Liam: expand new clubs, increase graduate and undergraduate programming, improve administration-student communication
Shannon: experience with E-Boards since age 13, promote understanding of where our Activity Fee is going
Chip: restructure budgeting, prepare for summer programming
Keegan: maintain Union autonomy, make it clearer for students of how to start a new club
What does the Rensselaer Union mean to you?
Keegan: make it clear of process available for club to become Union funded
Below: President of the Union Nick Dvorak ’16 asking the four PU candidates how they handle criticism and going about to earn respect.
Closing statements made; thank you to all those that came out to the CDTA GM/PU Debates!