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Students’ Union election endorsements

Students’ Union election endorsements

The following candidates have been endorsed by The Cord’s Editorial Board. Voting takes place on January 24-26.

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WLU Student Elections: Candidate Platform Summaries

Candidate Platform SummariesWilfrid Laurier Students’ Union 2017 Elections Presidential Candidates Kanwar Brar – Waterloo I am a 4th year Political Science student pursuing the position of President & CEO because I believe in enhancing the student experience at Laurier. My initiatives are focused around five pillars of: Student Experience, Advocacy, Communication, Transparency and Representation. If elected, I’d like to focus […]

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Wilfrid Laurier University Student Publications Election Platforms

Wilfrid Laurier University Student Publications Election Platforms

Wilfrid Laurier University Student Publications Election Platforms Candidates for President & Publisher Matt Burley During my two years with Wilfrid Laurier Student Publications, I’ve met many people, seen many things and fought a few battles. However, one thing has remained consistent through this time; putting out quality journalism. Over the past two years, I’ve had the pleasure of being the […]

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Tyler Van Herzele starts his role as Students’ Union president

Tyler Van Herzele, the new Wilfrid Laurier University Students’ Union president and the Students’ Union staff team, officially took office as of May 1, 2016. Van Herzele explained that in the first week, the Students’ Union had a chance to participate in an office orientation with both Brantford and Waterloo staff, organize administrative tasks and attend meetings, among many other […]

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UPDATED: Lazaridis Students’ Society president acclamation fails

The Lazaridis Students’ Society will have to look to an alternative process for a president after 50.17 per cent of voters voted “no” to Simon MacLeod, the remaining presidential candidate, being acclaimed to the position. The results for the Lazaridis Students’ Society president were announced Friday night shortly before 9 p.m. Simon MacLeod, the remaining presidential candidate after Jerin Baby […]

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Tyler Van Herzele elected Students’ Union president

Tyler Van Herzele elected Students’ Union president

Tyler Van Herzele was elected as the next Wilfrid Laurier University Students’ Union president and CEO with 55.25 per cent of the vote Thursday night. Polls closed at 8 p.m. Thursday. At 11:30 p.m., chief governing officer Colin Aitchison and assistant chief returning officer Bianca Anderson announced the successful candidates for Senate, board of governors, FOSSA, Students’ Union board of directors and Students’ Union president, in […]

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UPDATED: Jerin Baby officially disqualified as Lazaridis Students’ Society presidential candidate

UPDATED: Jerin Baby officially disqualified as Lazaridis Students’ Society presidential candidate

On February 4, the final day of voting for all student body elections, the Lazaridis Students’ Society released a statement regarding the disqualification of Jerin Baby for violating regulations outlined in the Elections Policy. Baby exceeded the number of 10 demerit points twice during the election season. Most of Baby’s demerit points were accumulated due to campaigning infractions that occurred […]

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UPDATED: Zambito disqualified from elections

UPDATED: Zambito disqualified from elections

On Tuesday night at a special board meeting, Wilfrid Laurier University Students’ Union board of directors and board of governors candidate Anthony Zambito was disqualified from the election. The Students’ Union board of directors approved to disqualify Zambito in an hour and a half in-camera session. The board meeting was originally called to order to talk about Zambito’s appeal after he […]

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Students’ Union endorsements

Students’ Union endorsements

The following endorsements were done through discussions with The Cord’s editorial board and senior staff (13 in favour, 2 abstentions). These are not necessarily a reflection of WLUSP, The Cord’s volunteers or staff.  Mynt Marsellus, Multimedia Director of The Cord and a candidate in the elections, as well as Jessica Dik, Lead Photographer of The Cord and a member of Van […]

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