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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 →

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 →

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