Post Tagged with: "WLU elections"

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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 ·
Deeming announced as GSA president

Deeming announced as GSA president

Deeming’s knowledge of key partners and her passion for the student experience led her to take on the role

by Maddy Cutts· · Campus ·
Corporate versus representative

Corporate versus representative

Photo by Kamil Ahmed It’s the debate that has taken over the Wilfrid Laurier University Students’ Union elections: Is the Students’ Union board of directors a corporate or representative body? The question has been discussed over the past few weeks as students, candidates and directors have been arguing over what may be the answer. The question, which came up at […]

by Kaitlyn Severin· · Campus ·
Candidates answer questions before election day

Candidates answer questions before election day

Photo by Will Huang The Waterloo open forum for the Wilfrid Laurier University Students’ Union, which took place in the Concourse from 10:45 a.m. to 4 p.m., gave students, faculty and staff their last opportunity to freely ask candidates questions on their platform and role in this year’s election period. Starting the open forum were the board of governor candidates, […]

by Kaitlyn Severin· · Elections, Slider ·
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Student engagement is critical for election results

With the student elections around the corner, it is important students understand the importance of campus engagement and the accountability of their vote. All voters should gain a prior understanding of the representatives running and what they plan on bringing to the table. It is equally important to understand the responsibilities of each position. So allow us to break them […]

by Cord Editorial Board· · Opinion ·