Lauren Thomas is a third year biological sciences major from Huntington Beach who ran in the ASUCD Senate with LEAD in the Fall 2007 ASUCD Election. She failed to win office. She is a current member of the ASUCD Gender and Sexuality Commission and is the Panhellenic Council inter-Greek relations chair. She is also a member of Delta Delta Delta and the Model United Nations. She has a facebook group.
Fall 2007 Election
Coordinate with the City to hold monthly downtown art festivals featuring student art and live music, similar to Sacramento's "Second Saturdays"
Organize ASUCD Student Art Awards
Create Freshmen Seminar on navigating the campus facilities, jobs, resources
Fall 2007 Candidate Statement
My name is Lauren Thomas. I am a third year bio sci major. I am currently the Panhellenic Inter-Greek Relations Chair, Vice Chair of the Gender and Sexuality Commission. I am also on the Davis Womens Ultimate Frisbee Team. I am also a member of the Davis Model United Nations Club. As a Senator I am going to focus on two goals.
First I am going to improve the relationship between the Mondavi Center and the undergraduate population at Davis. The center has a packed calendar but very few students attend Mondavi events. This is due to two reasons: lack of publicity on campus and ticket pricing. I would have the Mondavi calendar publicized on campus through flyering and Facebook. To address the ticket pricing issue, I am working with the Mondavi Center Director to create a student ticket package where you would pay a flat rate each quarter and then get to choose any two events that quarter to attend. This would foster a better relationship between Mondavi and UCD students.
Second I am going to support student art. I am planning an art fair that would solely display student art. It would take place at the E street Plaza or the Davis commons twice per quarter. I would like there to be live music as well. This would help to bring the arts to every Davis student. I would also like to highlight the exceptional art students through an annual art contest. The winner would have their work displayed in the Mondavi Center and win a $500.00 scholarship prize.
Remember to vote for me, Lauren Thomas, for ASUCD Senate. Also, remember to vote for the rest of the LEAD Slate!
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