ASMSU panelists were the only ones who saw the racist comments, not any attendees or other livestream viewers. Nonetheless, ASMSU emphasized in the press release that the organization is committed to creating a culture of inclusivity and safety at its events, workplaces and elections.
“I really want to make sure that I can be the president that you need from me, and that is something that I want to get started on right away,” President-elect of the Associated Students of Michigan State University Georgia Frost said. “I will not let you down.”
“As representatives, we should be making sure we fight every instance for all our communities on campus to ensure equity and the opportunity to not be discriminated,” College of Social Science Rep. Julian Trevino said. “It really is repulsive, to be quite frank, that this is still a thing we are debating in today’s day ... We really want to ensure our students on campus feel included, safe, and equal because none of us are above anyone else.”