Curl up with this year's Housing Guide for dorm friendly recipes, curfew throwbacks and more, click here

Candidates announced for student body elections

Student Government (SG) confirmed the list of candidates running in the upcoming student body elections. 

In the election for student body president, there are two tickets. 

Current SG Senate President Andy Rodriguez will run for president along with vice presidential candidate Michael Malanga, the chair of the SG Appropriations and Audits Committee.

The other presidential candidate is Sammy Hamed, who recently stepped down as SG’s chief justice. He will run with Alexis Sacasas, who serves as ranking justice in SG’s judicial branch.

In SG Senate elections, candidates run for limited seats designated for various colleges. 

There are 76 students running from the College of Arts and Sciences, 20 from the Muma College of Business, seven from the College of Engineering, three from the Behavioral and Community Sciences, three from the College of Nursing, two from the College of Education, two from the College of Public Health, two from the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine and one candidate from the College of The Arts.

Tuesday, there will be a candidate mixer that is open to the student body at 4 p.m. in Marshall Student Center (MSC) room 2708. 

The debate for presidential candidates is Wednesday at 7 p.m. in the MSC Oval Theater and the debate for the vice presidential candidates is Feb. 9, also in the Oval Theater. 

Voting starts the morning of Feb. 16. Students can vote online or at polling stations located across campus.