Monthly Archives: September 2020

Deputy Editor-in-Chief Applications for Plebeian Vol. VII now available!

Do you enjoy Classics, writing, editing, and academic journals in general? You might be the perfect fit for the role of Deputy Editor-in-Chief for Plebeian Volume VII!

The Deputy Editor-in-Chiefs role includes:

• Serving as the second-in-command, backup Chief
• Advise on design, deadlines, and meetings
• Hiring Associate Editors, and assisting with replacements
• Reading and ranking of all paper submissions
• Giving input on editorial decisions presented to the Editing Team
• Editing two papers with a partnered Editing Team member
• Observing deadlines for returning drafts to Submitters
• Meeting with the authors of the two assigned papers at least once

If you think this position is a good fit for you, please fill out the application below and submit it along with a 1500-2500 writing sample to by October 5th at 4:00 pm EST. For more information check the Plebeian section of our website.


Due to technical difficulties, the Fall 2020 election will no longer be taking place on A Google form will be emailed to eligible voters at midnight tonight. Voting will still close at 11:59 pm tomorrow. Any votes on will NOT be counted.

If you believe you meet the requirements and do not receive an email please contact the CRO, Laura Harris, at

Thank you for your understanding.

2020-2021 CLASSU Elections

CLASSU is holding our annual Fall election online on Friday, September 18th, and we are looking for 6 new senators to join our team!!

The nominations process is open now. Forms are linked below. Candidates are no longer required to fulfill the signature requirement. To run for Senate, simply fill out the form with your personal information. Email in this form alongside your ACORN schedule to by 5 p.m. Thursday, September 17th. Candidates that have successfully met this requirement will be contacted with further information about the elections process.

Candidates are encouraged to send a brief one to one and a half minute video speech to introduce themselves and their platform to Please send a transcript of the video. Text speeches will also be accepted and circulated.

If you have questions, please email us at Information regarding election procedures can be found on our Constitution page, in Article VII.

Positions are open to any students taking at least ONE Department of Classics half-course (0.5 FCE) or more or are enrolled in at least one Department Subject POSt, in 2020-21. This includes first years. NOTE: you must be a full-time student (or paying the ASSU fee) in order to run. All elected senators will serve until April 2021.

Once elected Senators will have the opportunity to run for one, but no more than one, of the following portfolio positions:

  • Secretary
  • Treasurer
  • First-Year Representative
  • Second-Year Representative

More information on the positions can be found in the Constitution.

Please email or for any questions or concerns.


We are excited to have you on our senate!