The Nexus hereby retracts its endorsement for Kimia Hashemian for the position of Internal Vice President. The endorsement process was not appropriately carried out for all candidates for this position. In an effort to ensure the most fair evaluation process takes place moving forward, the Nexus will not be issuing an endorsement for the position until further notice. The Daily Nexus sincerely apologizes to the candidates for this position and to the student body for this error and asks for their patience and understanding moving forward.
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I thought she was the only one running? What happened? I’m curious because I don’t think she is that great of a candidate and I would like to know the other possibilities. Please clarify a little better!
This is absolutely uncalled for, Hashemian showed up for her interview and prepped for this endorsement, and to take this away from her because of a mistake on the Nexus’ part is absolutely ridiculous and unprofessional, it is no one but the other candidates fault that he has made no effort to run. I urge the Nexus to reconsider this retraction because to is not fair and uncalled for.
You’re wrong to call it unfair; what IS unfair is for a news source to provide an endorsement to a candidate of any affiliation if it does not give the full process to ALL candidates. These endorsements are written on the basis of the candidate’s individual merit, yes, but also in comparison to the other candidate’s. You can see that just by reading the other endorsements. Yes, I agree that it is ridiculous and unprofessional that the Nexus made this oversight. Though I understand how that oversight could have been made, it’s better to be safe than sorry. But what’s… Read more »