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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 →

THE FRESHMAN 15: 15 Mistakes to Avoid in Your First Year at University

By: Kailea Switzer If you had have told me when I was 8 or even 18 that I would be a Harvard grad, I would have never believed you. I grew up in Charlottetown, PEI, and in school, things always... 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 →

Two Chimpanzees Fired After Botching Storm Closure

By: Nathan Hood CHARLOTTETOWN - Two chimpanzees have been fired by UPEI after it received criticism for its delayed decision to close the university on January 23rd, The Cadre has learned. The chimpanzees were brought in from the Atlantic Veterinary... Continue Reading →

Three Indigenous Musicians You Need to Know

By: Adi Vella As a product of the 21st century and its popular culture, I would be hardly remiss to say that I (much like my peers) consume and relish music at a level unlike any other generation of human... 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 →

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