Student Government candidates sought to gain the attention and favor of students by giving out promotional items on Greene Street Wednesday afternoon.
Student Government executive candidates debate on the best way to reach students, as some students say they're uninformed about the organization's activities.
Patrick Ellis connects past leadership in Student Government to his current campaign for student body president.
Presidential candidate Luke Rankin is running on promises of diversity and inclusivity.
Candidates are accused of campaign violations, but only speaker of the senate candidate Nick Hooks received violation points.
A self-defense class is taught weekly to prepare female students for physical and sexual attackers. The class is described as a laid-back yet educational approach to self-defense for women.
Sen. Kamala Harris visited Columbia on Saturday to share her platform. Among the crowd were college students who had differing views of her event.