Post Tagged with: "2017 WLU election"

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Students’ Union election candidates answer questions at Open Forum and Town Hall

The 2017 campaign season continues as candidates for the Wilfrid Laurier University Senate and Board of Governors, as well as for the Students’ Union Board of Directors and president, participated in the Waterloo Open Forum on Jan. 18. From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Concourse candidates answered questions pertaining numerous topics, such as the Students’ Union structure and […]

by Kaitlyn Severin· · Campus, News, Uncategorized ·
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Unsigned: The meaning of running an unopposed student election

Campaigning for Students’ Union elections is now officially underway, but the selection for president seems pretty bare. With only one person running, what does that mean for the election? We can see this “race” for president going in one of two ways. The first is that the lone candidate takes the election as a for granted win. The second is […]

by Cord Editorial Board· · Opinion ·
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Exercising democratic rights through student elections

As we approach student election season, we encourage all students at Laurier to inform themselves about the election and the importance of voting. With the recent election in the States, now, more than ever, young people should be realizing the importance of exercising their democratic rights, even if it is in small-scale student elections. We understand that maybe not everyone […]

by Cord Editorial Board· · Opinion ·
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2017 WLU Student’s Union election prep begins

With the American presidential race winding down, Wilfrid Laurier University must now look ahead to their own upcoming election season. The Laurier student elections are held across campuses every new year, when the student body is given the opportunity to elect their own Students’ Union president, as well as the members of the Students’ Union board of directors, the members […]

by Maddy Cutts· · Campus, News ·