Campus Involvement

Matt

Meet Matt: Central Student Government LS&A Representative

As the voice of his peers, Matt has a passion for contributing his talents to create positive change. With the aid of administration members he has created a project where students can donate their leftover Blue Bucks to a local food pantry. Such work is tiresome but Matt shares how it’s the little moments that make his work in CSG worth while.

Transcript:

It was like three o’ clock in the morning in the North Campus library, The Dude, and I approached a student from China, and I asked him if he wanted to participate in student government elections. And he was telling me how he’s never voted in an election before, like a real election before, you know China, it’s a Communist country, and he was saying how he would never vote in one of those elections because they’re a fraud election. So he voted in the student government elections. I mean, it was awesome. It’s student government, so it’s not like it was such a big deal, but it’s still democracy in some shape or form, and I think, to be honest we take for granted a lot of the freedoms we have here. And even in student government, you know,