Post Tagged with: "Students’ Union"

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Breaking down this year’s SU president’s leadership budget

With the winter term coming to a close, so too comes the end of Tarique Plummer’s tenure as president CEO of the Wilfrid Laurier University’s Students’ Union. With this brings a reflection of all he has accomplished during the past year. Plummer’s success in actualizing his platform began a year ago, when the previous board of director’s approved his operational […]

by Safina Husein· · News ·
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You’ll never walk alone: Foot Patrol celebrates it’s 26th birthday

Foot Patrol, the volunteer operated service on campus where teams of two are sent out to help safely walk students home, turned 26 this year and held a celebration in the concourse to not only celebrate the success and legacy of the program, but also to inform students and recruit. “I’m a general volunteer, so I both walk people home […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · Campus, News ·
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Students’ Union new app, aims to connect all clubs

Wilfrid Laurier University’s Students’ Union’s new resource for clubs, The Perch, has now been released across all campuses.  “Essentially, what it is on behalf of students, it’s like a Facebook for clubs where they’ll be able to go and access all clubs, associations and the events that they’re putting on,” said Sara Clark, vice-president of clubs and associations at Laurier’s […]

by Madeline McInnis· · News ·
Part 1 – Back to the drawing board: Reflecting on the 2017-18 directors

Part 1 – Back to the drawing board: Reflecting on the 2017-18 directors

  The Cord’s Editor-In-Chief, Safina Husein, conducted an investigation of the Students’ Union’s 2017-18 board of directors, following up with allegations of sexism and various other dysfunctions which were disclosed to The Cord by various board members during  their final board reviews conducted in April, which consist of confidential, anonymous interviews.    Part 1 From the beginning of the 2017-18 […]

by Safina Husein· · News ·
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Students’ Union Board of Directors approves 2018-19 budget

Yesterday afternoon, the Wilfrid Laurier University Students’ Union held their final, transitionary Board of Directors meeting at the Waterloo campus. The main component and goal of the meeting was to approve the budget for 2018-19 year. After thorough deliberation and discussion, the board ultimately approved the operational budget with seven in favour, none opposed and one abstention. The board decided […]

by Safina Husein· · News ·
Students’ Union unveils new vice presidents for the 2018/2019 school year

Students’ Union unveils new vice presidents for the 2018/2019 school year

With the winter academic term coming to an end, WIlfrid Laurier University’s Students’ Union has begun hiring and planning for next year. Tarique Plummer, incoming president and CEO of the Students’ Union, has spent his time since elections conducting a thorough hiring process and has officially hired the new executive team for 2018/19. Those hired for the various vice-president positions […]

by Safina Husein· · Campus, News ·
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Tarique Plummer wins president by majority vote

Tarique Plummer has been elected as Wilfrid Laurier University’s Students’ Union president for the 2018-19 term. Plummer was officially announced as president on Feb. 1 at the #LaurierVotes Results Night at Wilf’s. Plummer claimed the position over Ali Saghari, Ryley Fletcher and Idris Omar Hassan with 52.35 per cent of the votes. Despite four candidates in the running for president, […]

by Safina Husein· · Elections, News ·
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Students’ Union holds open forum and debate for election season

The four candidates campaigning for the position of president and CEO of Wilfrid Laurier University’s Students’ Union have been busy running their campaign and attending events throughout the past week. Candidates running for the role are Ali Saghari, Tarique Plummer, Idris Omar Hassan and Ryley Fletcher. On Wednesday Jan. 24, all candidates were present at the Waterloo Open Forum. The […]

by Safina Husein· · Elections, News ·
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From chair and CGO, now heading into the campaign trail

  To say that Tarique Plummer is a polarizing figure is probably underselling it. People generally fall into two camps when it comes to the current chair & CGO of the Students’ Union: staunch support or fervent opposition. Rightly so, I should say, as — depending on who you are and where you stand — Plummer could seem like either […]

by Kurtis Rideout· · Campus, News ·