As this year’s candidates for various student government positions begin taking down signs, picking up fliers and — in the case of members of the Student Action Coalition — figuring out where it all went wrong, A.S.’s newly elected officers must face their most formidable enemy: student apathy. In fact, now that most of you have realized this editorial concerns A.S., you’ve probably already stopped reading.

Evidenced once again by a paltry voter turnout — roughly 4,000 out of 17,000 eligible undergraduate students — the majority of the student body doesn’t know or doesn’t care. While voters bear the responsibility for researching campaign issues and the merit of student fee increases for themselves, both the Students’ Party and Student Action Coalition should take the blame for obscuring those issues behind clich