Posts Tagged ‘DSU’

Vice President Internal: Ali Barnaby

Name: Ali Barnaby  Year and program: 2nd year, Political Science   Why are you running/what made you decide to run? I was really drawn to the VPI portfolio for the work they do with DSU Societies. As a student leader myself, I understand how difficult it can be to juggle school, society leadership, part-time work, and…

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DSU President Candidate: Mary MacDonald

Less than a month after resigning from her position as representative for students with disabilities on the Dalhousie Student Union council, Mary MacDonald announced she was running for DSU president. The following interview with her has been lightly edited for clarity.   Why did you decide to run for president? I was a little concerned…

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DSU Presidential Debate Recap

This year there are five Dalhousie Student Union Presidential candidates ranging in political experience, ideas on important issues and what they were studying at Dalhousie University.  March 6 was the DSU Presidential Debate for the 2018-2019 DSU election. During their opening statements, the candidates, Mary MacDonald, Aaron Prosper, Isaac Greenberg, Jennifer Samson and Kati George-Jim all…

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DSU VP Student Life Candidate: Irene Saliendra

Editor’ Note: This interview has been edited and formatted for style and clarity   Name: Irene Rose Saliendra Program and year: 3rd-year Business Management, majoring in entrepreneurship and innovation   Why are you running? What made you decide to run? For the past three years I have been involved in student engagement initiatives and events, and…

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DSU VP Internal Candidate: Annie Laura Shannon-Dwyer

Editor’ Note: This interview has been edited and formatted for style and clarity   Name: Annie Laura Shannon-Dwyer Program and year: I am currently in my fourth year of my Hons BSc in Recreation Therapy   Why are you running? What made you decide to run? Dalhousie is our community. In my second year at Dal…

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DSU President Candidate: Isaac Greenberg

Name: Isaac Greenberg Major, Year: Fourth year, Economics and Sustainability   What position are you running for, and what responsibilites correspond with it? I am in the running to be president, which represents the student body’s interests. I would also have to stay up-to-date with policy changes at the federal, provincial, and University level and help make…

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DSU President Candidate: Kati George-Jim

Editor’ Note: This interview has been edited and formatted for style and clarity Name: Kati George-Jim Program, and year: BA Political Science and Sustainability 4th year.     Why are you running? What made you decide to run? This year at Dalhousie has been pretty uncomfortable to say the least. I think that our students and…

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DSU VP Student Life Candidate: Cory Larsen

Editor’ Note: This interview has been edited and formatted for style and clarity Name: Cory Larsen Major, Year: Fourth year, Theatre Studies   What position are you running for, and what responsibilites correspond with it? I’m running for Vice President Student Life! This is often anecdotally referred to as the VP of “Parties and Fun.” The VPSL is…

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DSU VP Student Life Candidate: Victoria Wight

Editor’ Note: This interview has been edited and formatted for style and clarity Name: Tori Wight Program and year: 5th year, double degree, B.A in International Developmental studies and Bachelor of Commerce in International Business.   Why are you running? What made you decide to run? I am running on innovation, diversity and inclusion of ideas…

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DSU International Student Rep Candidate: Sara Goswami

Editor’ Note: This interview has been edited and formatted for style and clarity Name: Sara Goswami Program and Year: 2nd year, Economics (Bachelor of Science)   Why are you running? What made you decide to run? For a lot of international students, their first day of orientation is more or less their first day in Canada.…

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