Posts Tagged ‘dsuvotes’

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 Academic and External Candidate: Masuma Khan

Editor’ Note: This interview has been edited and formatted for style and clarity. Name: Masuma Khan Major, Year: Fifth year, International Development Studies What position are you running for, and what responsibilities correspond with it? I am currently re-running for Vice President Academic and External (VPAE). The VPAE is the only executive position with two portfolios. The Academic…

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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 Academic and External Candidate: Andrew Hall

Editor’ Note: This interview has been edited and formatted for style and clarity   Name: Andrew Hall Program and Year: 3rd-year Philosophy.   Why are you running? What made you decide to run? I wanted to see more done than was currently being done. I saw an opportunity to apply my skills and help negotiate, collaborate,…

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DSU VP Academic and External Candidate: Ahmed Abdulhussain

Editor’ Note: This interview has been edited and formatted for style and clarity Name: Ahmed Abdulhussain Program and year: I am currently in my third year of my Bachelor of Management Program. Why are you running? What made you decide to run? The incentive behind my decision to run is that I wanted to raise awareness…

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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 VP Finance and Operations Candidate: Liam Finnegan

Editor’ Note: This interview has been edited and formatted for style and clarity Name: Liam Finnegan Major, Year: Fourth year, BSc Economics   What position are you running for, and what responsibilities correspond with it? I am running for VP of Finance & Operations. The VPFO is responsible for creating the DSU budgeting and managing the finances of…

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DSU VP Finance and Operations Candidate: Chantal Khoury

Editor’ Note: This interview has been edited and formatted for style and clarity Name: Chantal Khoury Major, Year: Fifth year, BM, Environment, Sustainability and Society   What position are you running for, and what responsibilities correspond with it? I am re-running for the position of Vice President of Finance and Operations. The VP Finance and Operations has the…

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DSU VP Internal Candidate: Mitchell Mulhall

Editor’ Note: This interview has been edited and formatted for style and clarity.   Name: Mitch Mulhall Major, Year: Third year, BSc Biochemistry/Molecular Biology   What position are you running for, and what responsibilities correspond with it? In the upcoming student union election, I am running for the Vice President Internal position.  The VPI position plays an important…

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