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White Nationalist Posters Spotted on PEI

By: Allison O’Brien Last week, a number of UPEI students reported seeing white nationalist posters around Charlottetown. The posters read, “Stop the ethnocide of old-stock Canadians” along “Defend Your Freedom” and “Defend Your Identity.” The posters were placed at a... Continue Reading →

UPEISU Presidential Byelection Candidates Revealed

By: Nathan Hood The nomination period for the UPEISU presidential byelection closed on Tuesday, January 16th and Chelsea Perry, a first-year political science student, and fifth-year political science student Justin Clory are the sole candidates for the position. The post... Continue Reading →

Council Recap: January 14th, 2017

By: Nathan Hood Council met on January 14th to discuss a proposal for a strategic plan subcommittee and review financial reports for The Wave and Mickey’s Place. Of note, former SU president Hammad Ahmed was in attendance for the first... Continue Reading →

Council Recap: January 9, 2017

By: Nathan Hood The UPEISU Council held an extraordinary meeting to discuss the dates for a presidential byelection and to approve the recommendation of a hiring board. Byelection Dates The primary order of business was to approve the dates for... Continue Reading →

Not a Joke! The Cadre WINS National Student Journalism Award

UPEI’s student newspaper The Cadre has won a JHM Award, presented by the Canadian University Press (CUP) to recognize excellence in Canadian student journalism. The Cadre won the award in the humour writing category for Nathan Hood’s piece “Stephen Harper... Continue Reading →

UPEISU PRESIDENT RESIGNS

By: Nathan Hood Hammad Ahmed, the President and Chief Executive Officer of the UPEI Student Union, has resigned, according to a release published by the SU. The release includes a copy of Ahmed’s resignation letter, which is dated January 7th,... Continue Reading →

The Cadre Named a Finalist for National Student Journalism Award

UPEI’s student newspaper The Cadre has been announced as a finalist for a JHM Award, presented by the Canadian University Press (CUP) to recognize excellence in Canadian student journalism. The Cadre is a finalist in the humour writing category for... Continue Reading →

Fake News? UPEISU Goes After Holland College Journalism Student Following Allegations of Misinformation

The UPEI Student Union found itself in a controversy after a UPEI Confessions post accused UPEISU President Hammad Ahmed of taking credit for the work of others, particularly regarding the sexual assault policy currently under development by UPEI. The accusation... Continue Reading →

December 3rd Council Recap

The UPEISU Council met for its final meeting of 2017 and discussed the Student Centre Refresh, the creation of a new SU award, a proposal for a clubs mentorship program, and the SU’s 2016-17 audited financial statements (okay - these... Continue Reading →

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