Endorsement articles

Evan Wong and Nicole Russack

Evan Wong and Nicole Russack — Sophomore Caucus

Evan Wong and Nicole Russack — Sophomore Caucus

Though freshmen Evan Wong and Nicole Russack seem to have made a genuine effort to create a platform that is in touch with the concerns of the student body, their ideas are underdeveloped and lack concrete solutions. For example, the pair proposes a revised cell phone policy. Unlike other tickets, they could name a specific

Farah Alam and Summer Shabana — Junior Caucus

Junior Caucus candidates Farah Alam and Summer Shabana present ambitious ideas that aim to make the notoriously difficult junior year at Stuyvesant more relaxed. However, bringing these ideas to fruition may pose a challenge. The duo has a balanced approach that involves both academic advising and engaging events. The pair proposed creating a lunch-on-the-go program

Harrison Vokshoor and Oliver Frank — Junior Caucus

Sophomores Harrison Vokshoor and Oliver Frank bring original ideas in their platform for Junior Caucus. The Spectator’s Managing Board was very impressed during their interview by their bright personalities and research. Their platform includes proposals that were long sought for by the caucuses of the Student Union (SU), such as the reformation of the cell

Julia Lee and Amit Narang

Julia Lee and Amit Narang — Junior Caucus

It is rare that a ticket’s platform proposes ideas that do not overlap with those of their opponents. Sophomores Julia Lee and Amit Narang faced the same criticism by The Spectator, but to a lesser extent; their platform contained many thoughtful and original ideas. For this reason, The Spectator has chosen to endorse this ticket.

Abner Kahan and Andrew Lu — Junior Caucus

Sophomores Abner Kahan and Andrew Lu chose not to release their platform to The Spectator, citing the need for an “equal playing field” between students and the paper. Instead, they proceeded to propose a series of disorganized and far-fetched plans for the school’s improvement. Some of this ticket’s ideas are original, such as conducting lead

Ahmed Sultan and Stefan Sorobay

Ahmed Sultan and Stefan Sorobay — Sophomore Caucus

Freshmen Ahmed Sultan and Stefan Sorobay approached The Spectator’s managing board with a handshake and revised platform, making a striking first impression. Their willingness to adapt to hitches in their platform reflected professionalism. Dubbed SULTBAY, their proposals revolve around forming closer ties between the student body and the administration, implementing a uniform grading system, promoting

Meredith Silfen and Nathaniel Unger

Meredith Silfen and Nathaniel Unger – Junior Caucus

Junior caucus candidates Meredith Silfen and Nathaniel Unger had a platform comprised of promising visions; however, they failed to back up these broad statements with concrete plans for implementation. The ticket’s platform is centered around the acronym “PERFORM,” standing for Progress, Entertainment, Refining, Future, Opportunity, Relationship, and Management, respectively. These buzzwords represented including more resources

Unprecedented Presidents: Uncontested Tickets for Senior Caucus and Student Union

Student Union (SU) candidates Tahseen Chowdhury and Alexa Valentino and Senior Caucus candidates Pallab Saha and Abie Rohrig ran uncontested, perhaps out of respect or perhaps out of fear; both tickets wielded formidable experience and accolades. Pallab Saha and Abraham Rohrig — Senior Caucus “We took [running uncontested] as a sign that the Class of

Vishwaa Sofat and Eve Wening

Vishwaa Sofat and Eve Wening — Sophomore Caucus

Freshmen Vishwaa Sofat and Eve Wening came to their interview early, dressed to impress in business attire, and well-prepared, reflecting their experience as the incumbents. Our questions were met with cost-benefit analyses, and their platform showcased concrete solutions, earning them The Spectator’s endorsement for Sophomore Caucus. Their proposal for high-speed wifi and hotspots seemed unfeasible,

Hanah Jun and William Wang

Hanah Jun and William Wang — Junior Caucus

Junior Caucus candidates Hanah Jun and William Wang recognize the progress that has been made by the Junior Caucus this school year and aim to build upon this positive reform. However, The Spectator does not endorse this ticket because their platform does not propose enough of its own initiatives, and is instead heavily reliant on

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