Elections

Landslide win for Matthews

Landslide win for Matthews

  With the highest vote totals for a president-elect in Wilfrid Laurier University Students’ Union history, Olivia Matthews was named president and CEO last Thursday. With 72.74 per cent of the vote and 2,868 total votes, Matthews claimed the position over candidate Frank Cirinna. The second-most votes for a president-elect in history was Michael Onabolu in 2012 with 2,592. 4,138 […]

by Shelby Blackley· · Campus, Elections, Slider ·
Olivia Matthews wins Students’ Union presidential race

Olivia Matthews wins Students’ Union presidential race

Olivia Matthews has been announced as the incoming Wilfrid Laurier University Students’ Union president and CEO with 72.74 per cent of the vote. Polls closed at 8 p.m. Thursday. At 11:30 p.m. chief governing officer Matt McLean and assistant chief returning officer Kaipa Bharucha announced the successful candidates for Senate, board of governors, School of Business and Economics Students’ Society […]

by Kate Turner· · Campus, Elections, Slider ·
The Cord Presidential Endorsement

The Cord Presidential Endorsement

The Cord has chosen to endorse one of the presidential candidates before the elections

by Cord Editorial Board· · Campus, Elections ·
Patterson withdraws

Patterson withdraws

Due to severity of health concerns, candidate steps down

by Shelby Blackley· · Campus, Elections, Slider ·
Photo by Will Huang

Discrepancy from candidate

Cirinna responds to concern over Sigma Chi presidency

by Marissa Evans· · Campus, Elections ·
Graphic by Joshua Awolade

STV Voting

The Wilfrid Laurier University Students’ Union has modified the single transferable voting system it uses to elect the board of directors in order to fix complications from last year’s elections. The single transferable voting system was first implemented for last year’s elections. The system tries to use as much information that students give while voting as possible. Last year a […]

by Mynt Marsellus· · Campus, Elections ·
Photo by Will Huang

Low turnout at open forum

Few students attended or tuned into the live stream of the open forum

by Shelby Blackley· · Campus, Elections ·
Photo by Heather Davidson

‘Encourage their personal growth’

President-elect Muller hopes to increase recognition of GSA services

by Kaitlyn Severin· · Campus, Elections ·

Referendum Questions

Aitchison believes that all eight questions have the potential to pass on results night on Feb. 5.

by Shelby Blackley· · Campus, Elections ·
Photo by Zoe Nguyen

Union Engagement

Students’ Union is seeking ways to improve the student engagement in the board of directors

by Marissa Evans· · Campus, Elections, Slider ·