Uncategorized | 9:55 pm | April 14, 2008 | By Zach Marks

That’s a No-No, Abby: Our first violation of the season

By Zach Marks Corrected at 2:42 a.m. An earlier version of this blog post said Kristian Henderson won the YDN’s endorsement for YSAC Chair. Colin Leatherbury in fact won the endorsement.  No more than a few hours of voting had passed before reports of the election’s first violation started trickling in. Yalies in (at least) »

Uncategorized | 10:47 pm | April 13, 2008 | By Zach Marks

Where there’s a Will, there’s a sick dude. Siiiiiiick.

By Zach Marks I’ve been showing YCC Treasurer candidate Jon Wu love on the blog the past few days, but his opponent, Will Alexander, deserves it too. His campaign theme – “Where there’s a Will, there’s a sick dude” – isn’t quite as sick as “Yes Wu Can,” but it still registers a significant reading »

Uncategorized | 7:49 pm | April 13, 2008 | By Zach Marks

Election 2.0: YCC Campaigns Go Digital

By Zach Marks As of 8 p.m. Sunday night, Harrison Marks’ campaign website had 566 hits. If the number of visitors to a candidate’s site has any correlation to the number of supporters he has, Harrison will need to draw a bit more traffic to be competitive in this race. Then again, Marks’ site is »

Uncategorized | 1:58 pm | April 13, 2008 | By Zach Marks

Getting Out the Freshman Vote

By Zach Marks It’s no secret. If you want to win a YCC election, you need to do well with freshmen. They consistently turn out in higher numbers than upperclassmen – last year 33% of voters were freshmen, compared to 30% who were sophomores, 22% juniors and 15% seniors. Since freshmen are less likely than »

Uncategorized | 1:44 am | April 11, 2008 | By Zach Marks

“So what rules can we break?” Is Old Campus the Next Kenya?

By Zach Marks The room was rank with the scent of awkward tension and eager anticipation. Friends made uncomfortable small talk about final papers and how great the weather was today (to be fair, it was pretty awesome). But were they still friends? Sure, they were. But were they really? No. Tonight was the all-important »