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In Wake of UA Elections, Student Body Remembers That It Doesn't Matter


Photo by Daniel Morrison / CC BY 2.0

Wow, what a whirlwind of an election cycle. From advertisements on Locust to op-eds in the Daily Pennsylvanian, the student body has been totally enthralled by this crucial election for the last few weeks. Now, the votes have been cast, and a new board has been selected, and the Undergraduate Assembly can finally return to not impacting the day-to-day life of students as it was designed to do.

Finally students can take a deep breath and focus on things that actually matter, ranging from doing laundry to literally anything other than UA. 

Students are returning to a simpler way of life involving activities, such as not having any idea what the UA does. Are they in charge of anything? Do they do anything at all? I don’t think so. The candidates that we voted for, told our friends to vote for, and wrote nice things on Facebook about can finally return to just being that person in our freshman hall. The abbreviation “UA” can mean anything now. It could be United Airlines, or Under Age, or even University of Arkansas. The options are limitless.