One of four potential UMSU presidents dropped out of the race before campaigning even began after raising concerns regarding the union’s chief returning officer (CRO) — but his would-be running mates cite conflicting reasons.
Winnipeggers gathered in the cold outside of the Winnipeg Police Headquarters Friday morning to demand justice after a police shooting left a newcomer to Canada dead.
Jakob Sanderson is hoping for one more year as UMSU president as part of the Your UMSU slate.
Business student and event producer Jake Letwin said his first goal if elected president will be shifting the union’s focus away from “aggressive” political theatre and toward student outreach.
Annie Beach hopes to bring her long history of advocacy to UMSU as the presidential candidate for the Exist slate.
Campaigning will begin Feb. 25 following reading week and voting will run from March 6-8.
Following a recent recommendation from the UMSU executive to join the Canadian Alliance of Student Associations (CASA), an alliance delegation presented what it called “wins” to students at last week’s UMSU board meeting.
Among defederation concerns and a meeting from a competing student association just hours away, the Canadian Federation of Students convened on campus Thursday to spread the word about its “Education for All” campaign.
U of M administrator Barry Lavallee made headlines last fall when he suggested U of M president David Barnard step down from his position citing issues of racism on campus. Months later, Lavallee has resigned from his position.
UMSU’s peer-to-peer tutoring app has arrived.