Posts Tagged ‘DSU election’

Vice President Internal: Ntombi Nkiwane

Name: Ntombi Nkiwane Hometown: Johannesburg, South Africa Major, year: I have no major: Management, minor Political Science, fourth year   Why do you want this position? I have been involved in the Dalhousie community since my first year on campus, but never within the DSU. Thus, I bring a fresh perspective to the Union. I think…

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Faculty of Science Rep: Sandra Sunil

Name:  Sandra Rachel Sunil Hometown: Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada Major, Year: Double Major in Neuroscience and Political Science, First year   What are the issues within the faculty of science? Some of the issues within the faculty touch on accessibility, lack of communication between the faculty and science students, and inclusivity. It is shocking…

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Faculty of Science Rep: Katie MacLellan

Name: Katie MacLellan Hometown: Dartmouth, Nova Scotia Major, Year: Neuroscience, third year   What are the issues within the faculty of science? I think that the primary issues within the Faculty of Science stem from it being such a large and widely dispersed faculty. While most faculties revolve around a central building or location, the…

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Vice President Finance and Operations: Chris Abraham

Name: Chris Abraham Hometown: Beautiful Halifax, Nova Scotia Major, Year: Third year, Double major in Chemistry and Philosophy   What do you think makes you qualified for this role? I’ve spent a lot of time over the past two years training to become prepared for this role. First and foremost, I have a lot of…

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Vice President Finance and Operations: Todd Best

Name: Todd Best Hometown: Sackville, NS Major, Year: Double major in Applied Mathematics and Statistics, fifth year   What do you think makes you qualified for this role? As a double major in Applied Mathematics and Statistics, I have proven to be great with numbers. As the treasurer of the Dalhousie Undergraduate Mathematics and Statistics…

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Presidential chitchat: Ramz Aziz

Hello, Ramz! (Photo by Amin Helal)

Dalhousie Gazette: What made you decide to run for president? Ramz Aziz: For me, as VP internal this year, it felt like there was a lot more that I could do. I saw opportunities where I could make a difference, which played a huge factor in my decision to actually go for the role of…

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Candidate profile: Alexandra Killham

DSU President candidate Alexandra Killham (Photo by Bryn Karcha, DSU)

Name: Alexandra Killham Age: 23 Hometown: Cambridge, Ont. Program: Anthropology and Music, 4th year Position: President Relevant political experience: Senate rep., South House board member   Dalhousie Gazette: Why are you running for president? AK: I’m running for president because I’m concerned about students’ perception of the relevancy of the union. I don’t believe that students are…

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Dalhousie trans student claims discrimination from cafeteria staff

A Dalhousie student plans to file a human rights complaint against Aramark after a series of episodes where she claims she was discriminated against because she is transgender. Jessica Dempsey has decided to speak out after several complaints about her treatment from the university’s food service staff have not been addressed, she says. Her complaints…

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