Each and every point made by Senator Palpatine, including the personal attacks, we have made in person. In dining halls, we laugh off “SMD is crazy,” but over email, we trip over ourselves to suspend people for violating the Fundamental Standard.
Campus has erupted over the past 36 hours in a firestorm of commentary on the actions and subsequent criticisms-turned-attacks on ASSU Vice President and Executive candidate Stewart MacGregor-Dennis ‘13.
With a platform of mandatory bike helmets for ASSU officials, Senator Palpatine is mounting his second write-in campaign for Senate office. Palpatine, who finished in 35th place with 152 votes last year, announced his candidacy in an e-mail to students last Thursday.