Akosua Achampong and Tt King developed appreciation for advocacy work even before they got to college. Now they bring that perspective to UGBC.
Achampong and King got 51 percent of the vote in CSOM, compared to 73 percent in Morrissey, Lynch, and Connell combined.
On Thursday evening, Aksoua Achampong and Tt King, both MCAS ’18, were elected UGBC president and EVP, ending a contentious election season.
Two of the candidates exchanged some pointed comments about past remarks and leadership qualifications.
The campaign kickoff will be tomorrow at 3.
The Elections Committee is likely to extend the deadline for declaring intent to run this week.
“Unless you are one of the few freshmen he advises, or a member of a favored student group, it is likely that you have not had much interaction with our University’s president.”
“Change comes slowly, in fits, in bursts, with one step forward and, maybe, a four-year leap backward. But the motivation to make this country better is still there.”
Russell Simons, MCAS ’17, and Meredith McCaffrey, MCAS ’17, were named the next UGBC president and executive vice president on April 1.
“The job of political pundits, party elites, and media figures should no longer be Trump-bashing—instead, they must begin the grand project of Trump-understanding.”