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Devyn Kelly elected Students’ Union president and CEO with 1872 votes

Devyn Kelly elected Students’ Union president and CEO with 1872 votes

The Wilfrid Laurier Students’ Union election season came to a close Thursday night as Devyn Kelly was announced the incoming Students’ Union 2020-2021 president and CEO. Kelly received 69.02 per cent of the vote with 1,872 student votes and Leah Xuereb received 30.98 per cent of the vote with a total of 855 votes. Voter turnout was lower than last […]

by Cord Staff· · Campus, Elections, News ·
Graphic by Jamie Mere

Why you need to vote in student elections

When voting federally, provincially and municipally us, as young people, hear the same thing repeatedly: make an informed vote, or that our vote matters. This logic does not just apply to voting for our governments every four years but also voting for student leaders every school year. With the Laurier Students’ Union (WLUSU) elections currently happening, I think it is […]

by Jade Hosick· · Opinion ·
Graphic by Kash Patel

The Cord taste-tested Wilf’s Presidential Menu

DEVYN KELLY The name is quite self-explanatory: Dev-ritos Chicken Nachos is prepared with a base layer of cheese Doritos and is topped with Wilf’s cheese blend, grilled chicken, ranch dressing, hot sauce, green onions, peppers, tomatoes, shredded lettuce and served with sour cream and salsa. These nachos were a safe bet as they’re very easily shareable. So while it’s not […]

by Alyssa Di Sabatino· · Arts and Life, Food ·

Students’ Union elections 2020 – Error 404: endorsement not found

After thorough deliberation and discussion, The Cord has made the conscious decision to refrain from endorsing either of the two candidates running for 2020-2021 Students’ Union president and CEO. While Devyn Kelly and Leah Xuereb both possess qualities that would undoubtedly be beneficial if elected for this role, we believe that it is in the best interest of the Wilfrid […]

by Cord Staff· · Opinion ·
2020 Students’ Union presidential and directorial board candidate platforms

2020 Students’ Union presidential and directorial board candidate platforms

Presidential candidates Devyn Kelly I’m Devyn Kelly, a fourth-year Political Science student and I am #DEVoted to you. I began my Laurier story on house council and have immersed myself in the Laurier community ever since. I have been an Icebreaker three times, I’m a Campus Ambassador, the Hiring and Recruitment Coordinator along with other clubs and committees. My platform […]

by Emily Waitson· · Campus, Elections, News ·
Photo by Marco Pedri

Criminal past revealed in University of Guelph elections

Before becoming the University of Guelph’s Central Student Association’s (CSA) local affairs commissioner and candidate for president, Jeremiah Rojas was a student at Wilfrid Laurier University, as well as a don at Little House residence and Waterloo College Hall. During his time as a don, there were multiple break-ins at WCH over the 2012-13 winter break and then break-ins the […]

by Nathalie Bouchard· · Local, News ·
Editor’s Note: Elections engagement

Editor’s Note: Elections engagement

This Students’ Union election season has been the mildest and least exciting of all Students’ Union elections that I have observed in the past five years. With only one candidate for president and CEO, and with that candidate running a very thought out and well prepared campaign, the result seems inevitable. This year, there are only 15 students running for […]

by Bethany Bowles· · Opinion ·
Graphic by Lena Yang / File Photo

Student voting engagement requires improvement

With the most recent Wilfrid Laurier Students’ Union elections officially wrapped up, it’s important to assess what needs improvement.

by Cord Editorial Board· · Opinion ·