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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 →

2017-18 Executive Report Card: Vice President Finance

Before reading our report cards, check out our rubric here. Looking for another report card? Find them here: President (here), Vice President Academic & External (here), and Vice President Student Life (here). William McGuigan Grade: B-  Vice President Finance William McGuigan... Continue Reading →

2017-18 Executive Report Card: Vice President Student Life

Before reading our report cards, check out our rubric here. Looking for another report card? Find them here: President (here), Vice President Academic & External (here), and Vice President Finance (here). Megan Rix Grade: C Of all the executives this year,... Continue Reading →

2017-18 Executive Report Card: President

Before reading our report cards, check out our rubric here. Looking for another report card? Find them here: Vice President Academic & External (here), Vice President Student Life (here), and Vice President Finance (here). Hammad Ahmed Grade: D+ Hammad Ahmed was the... Continue Reading →

Introduction to the 2017-18 UPEISU Executive Report Cards

In mid-March, a new crop of executives were elected and hired, keen to improve the lives of students at UPEI. The executives are now more than halfway through their term, so the editorial board of The Cadre sat down with... Continue Reading →

November 19th UPEISU Council Recap

The UPEISU Council met on November 19th for an extended meeting to hear a presentation from The Wave, review financial reports for Mickey’s Place, The Wave, and Halloween Pub, and vote on the amended budget for the SU. #SaveTheWave Presentation... Continue Reading →

Does Humour Have a Place in the Classroom?

Humour is really, really difficult to manage in a classroom context. Teachers who have reputations for being funny are typically people who are funny (or who exploit humour, or value wit) more generally. To a certain extent, they can’t help... Continue Reading →

Are You Prepared for Finals?

As much as it scares me to say and for you to hear, finals are drawing near. Like the darkness that spreads across the sky at 5 pm, the end of the semester is an ineliminable outcome. As you sit... Continue Reading →

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