by Melissa Luz Lopez
The College Student Electoral Board (CSEB) released Wednesday the official list of candidates for the upcoming College of Mass Communication Student Council (CMCSC) elections.
Local party Interdependent Student-Centered Activism (ISA) are fielding Angela Sebastian and Macario III Manicad as standard-bearers, while the local arm of the University-wide Student Alliance for the Advancement of Democratic Rights in UP (STAND UP) will be led by Anna Motohara Venturina and Marlon Julian Nombrado.
ISA’s Mari Angelyn Arambulo and Chelsea Claudine Sullivan are running as Secretary and Treasurer, respectively, against STAND UP’s Diana De Mesa and Keisha Alena Mayuga.
Beata Regina Carolino of STAND UP and Carla Patrice Cucueco of ISA are running as the College’s representative to the University Student Council (USC). Cucueco is the incumbent vice-chairperson of the CMCSC.
At the University level, Alexandra Maria Francia Santos, a Broadcast Communication student, is running as Alyansa’s vice-chairperson.
Four CMC students are also eyeing their spot in the USC. Charlotte France from Broadcast Communication, John Nelvin Lucero from Journalism, and Angelo Lagman and Mario Andrefanio Santos II from Communication Research are running as councilors under the University-wide party STAND UP.
The CSEB is a five-unit body chaired by College Secretary Randy Jay Solis. Members of the Board include Professor Eulalio Guieb III from the Department of Broadcast Communication, Professor Rosel San Pascual from the Communication Research Department, and fourth year student representatives Ralph Angelo Ty and Angela Micah Policarpio.
The official campaign period starts on Feb. 12. Elections are scheduled on Feb. 28.