Preview: TSG Debate

DSC_0703The First Temple Student Government (TSG) debate of the election season will take place tonight.

The debate will be among four different tickets: Take TU, Owl OppurTUnity, Empower TU and Believe in TU.

Take TU is running on an intersectional feminism foundation. Their platform includes reclaiming sexual assault support on campus, promoting student body health and wellness, and increasing communication between TSG, the student body, and administration. Take TU also hopes to support the North Philadelphia Community, and create an overall sense of unity on and near campus.

The platform for Owl OpporTUnity includes increased community connections, more financial freedom and academics, and enhanced student life. This encompasses the proposed creation of a Student Senate, unification through diversity, a standardized general education program, open source textbooks, gender inclusive housing, and sexual misconduct and international student support.

Empower TU is based on a unicameral representative parliament. Their platform includes recognizing excellence, promoting inclusivity, and increasing respect for the community. Some of their goals include an alternative textbook project, a social media campaign for the community to provide feedback, a monthly community forum, gender neutral housing, and the consolidation sexual assault resources.

Believe in TU hopes to unify the student body. They would do so by building and strengthening the LGBT community, supporting equal opportunity, mental health disorders and veteran affairs, and increasing student organization support. They hope to serve the students in the best way possible.

TSG will hold the first debate for the 2016 tickets at 6pm in room 217 of the Student Center.  

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