student politics

Advocating for students

Earlier this academic year there was a fleeting debate in the Manitoban on the role of student unions in connection with political advocacy. Since that…


Your UMSU and Clear Slate face off

The candidates have been finalized, and campaigning has officially commenced, for the 2015 UMSU General Election. The deadline for candidates’ nominations applications passed on Friday,…




Re: UMGSA confusion

I would like to respond to an article in the Jan. 21, 2015 edition of the Manitoban titled “UMGSA confusion” by Ethan Cabel. The main…


The facade of neutrality

In an article in the Nov. 12 issue of the Manitoban, “UMSU Gets it Right With Political Neutrality”, Ethan Cabel asserts that political action has…