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Candidates for Spring Election Revealed

By: Nathan Hood The candidates for the UPEISU’s spring election have been announced. Every executive race will be contested. For President, current Vice President Finance & Administration William McGuigan will face off against past presidential candidate and former arts representative... Continue Reading →

Dalton Hall Renewed

By: Adi Vella Dalton Hall is the second oldest building on the UPEI campus. Its origins date back to 1917 when it was built to serve as a residence. The building was constructed with the financial support of Sir Charles... Continue Reading →

Uncertainty Looms Over Future of Mental Health Initiatives Fund

By: Dan Timen and Nathan Hood The Mental Health Initiatives Fund, launched by the Student Union to support mental health initiatives at UPEI, has sparked debate within the SU as some student leaders attempt to determine its future - while... Continue Reading →

MPHEC: 59% of UPEI Graduates Choosing to Remain on PEI

By: Nathan Hood Newly released survey results from the Maritime Provinces Higher Education Commission show 59% of first-time UPEI graduates are choosing to stay on PEI after their studies. The data comes from a survey of graduates from the class... Continue Reading →

Council Recap: January 28th, 2018

By: Nathan Hood The UPEISU Council met to approve the election results and swear in the new SU president, approve hiring board results, and consider amendments to SU policies and bylaws. Election Results UPEISU Chief Returning Officer Janna Ganesan presented... Continue Reading →

UPEI Criticized for Handling of Storm Closure

By: Adi Vella UPEI has come under fire for its handling of its storm closure decision on January 23rd. While PEI’s public school board had announced its decision to close schools three hours early and Holland College announced it would... Continue Reading →

Chelsea Perry Elected Student Union President

By: Nathan Hood After a byelection to fill the vacant UPEISU president position for the remainder of the semester, Chelsea Perry has been elected president. The results were announced Wednesday evening at The Wave. The election results are unofficial until... Continue Reading →

SU Debate Offers Candidates Final Chance To Pitch Their Ideas

By: Dan Timen As many know, Justin Clory, a fifth-year political science student and Chelsea Perry, a first-year political science student, are running to be the next president of the UPEI Student Union. Starting Tuesday morning and ending Wednesday evening,... Continue Reading →

UPEI Receives $25,000 Bell Let’s Talk Grant

By: Iain Burhoe and Nathan Hood UPEI will be expanding its Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) program after it was announced it has received a $25,000 Bell Let’s Talk Community Fund grant. The grant will go towards training two... Continue Reading →

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