Fill Finboard Vacancy With Write-in Candidate
My hope is that the Undergraduate Association President, Floor Leader, or a proper authority will appoint one of the write-in candidates to the empty Finboard seat. At least a write-in will have a marginally better chance of being representative of the student body and student activities than some UA cronie waiting to be UAP in 1997. As the recent Thistle feature made clear about the UA's finances, the Finboard is already firmly under the UA's thumb. The newly elected UA officers emphasized gaining more power for the UA. They should reverse the trend of the UA having excessive power over its own funding source while they are at it. The undergraduate student activities have no desire to be squashed by a Finboard which is the UA's puppet. The UA should relinquish its grip on the Finboard and let the undergraduates themselves decide who gets funding.
Jason K. Bucy '96