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“Contributing to the Betterment of Our Communities”

The Baha’i faith has recently celebrated the bicentenary of the birth of its founder Bahá’u’lláh. Although it is a relatively younger faith tradition compared to its peers, Baha’ism has spirited followers all over the world. Baha’ism as a faith is... Continue Reading →

Poppy Protocol & Particulars

Since the Great War Veterans’ Association of Canada first adopted the red poppy as the official symbol of remembrance in 1921, Canada, along with other countries have worn the poppy to honour their fallen soldiers. The red poppy is a native plant along much... Continue Reading →

UPEI Student Entrepreneurs Talk Business with The Cadre  

  The Cadre met with UPEI business students Evan Hawley, the founder of Odyssey Virtual and co-founder Michael Thompson to chat about their entrepreneurial venture. The Cadre: Tell us a little bit about yourselves. Hawley: “I moved to UPEI and... Continue Reading →

After Two-Month Delay, Council Evaluates Executives’ Performance

After inquiries from councilors and months of uncertainty, the UPEISU Council discussed its evaluation of SU executives’ performance at its October 29th meeting. The results of the evaluation were discussed in a closed session and remain confidential. Council conducted the... Continue Reading →

Getting Involved in Your Academic Community Opens the Gateway to an Awesome Experience

Photo: taken by a UPEI student on a field trip to Basin Head    Yes, you should attend your classes and take every opportunity to participate and learn in the context of your courses, but … there is more! When... Continue Reading →

October 29th Council Meeting Recap

The UPEISU Council met on October 29th for their fourth regularly scheduled meeting of the semester. The meeting saw prolonged discussion on executive evaluations (which occupied half of the meeting time), as well as motions on rape culture, land acknowledgments,... Continue Reading →

UPEISU Presents Policy Priorities to the Province

Vice President Academic and External Taya Nabuurs and Policy and Research Coordinator Colin Trewin presented the UPEISU’s policy priorities to the Legislative Assembly of Prince Edward Island’s Standing Committee on Education and Economic Development on October 18th. The first policy... Continue Reading →

Atlantic Canada Career Week 2017

The Atlantic Canada Career Week (ACCW) is a five-day event that focuses on helping students prepare for their future careers. This year ACCW will take place between October 30th and November 3rd. ACCW travels to public schools and postsecondary institutions... Continue Reading →

The Not-So-Four-Year Degree

My least favourite question, besides, “Hey, wanna go to the bar this weekend?” (hey introverts) is “What year are you in at UPEI?” It forces me to go through the grueling process of explaining my messy, extended undergraduate degree to... Continue Reading →

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