Posts Tagged ‘Sagar Jha’

DSU president Sagar Jha resigns; union leaves CASA again

DSU president Sagar Jha. (Photo by Ian Froese)

Highlights from the Apr. 9 DSU council meeting: Sagar Jha resigns  Dalhousie Student Union president Sagar Jha has stepped down. Jha told a surprised council last night he did not want to be held legally responsible for what he believed would be an illegal decision to leave Students Nova Scotia (SNS). Jha brought up the…

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South House’s levy increase in jeopardy

South House will collect additional funds in 2014-15, but will need campaign again next year. (Photo by Ian Froese)

Dalhousie’s sexual and gender resource centre may have lost out on nearly $50,000 of additional funds after the university rejected the society’s levy question. Dalhousie has submitted several concerns with the wording of South House’s levy question that passed with a necessary majority of votes in the Dalhousie Student Union (DSU) election earlier this month,…

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DSU’s non-student president letting council decide his fate

Sagar Jha is still the president of the Dalhousie Student Union (DSU) after last Thursday’s surprising revelation he violated the union’s constitution by withdrawing from his only class. DSU council will ultimately decide his fate later this month, but until then, Jha believes it’s in the union’s best interest for him to stay put instead…

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DSU presidential recall could mean catastrophe for union

The state was confusion on March 6 when an email was sent to the student body saying the Dalhousie Student Union (DSU) president was facing recall. Sagar Jha withdrew from his only class, The Census of Marine Life, for what the email describes as “personal circumstances.” The constitution, however, is very clear: only Dal students…

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DSU president Sagar Jha may face recall vote

Sagar Jha is no longer a Dal student. What does this mean for the DSU? (Photo by Calum Agnew)

Dalhousie Student Union (DSU) president Sagar Jha has violated the student union’s constitution by remaining an executive member despite no longer being a Dalhousie student. Jha dropped out of his only class, The Census of Marine Life, last month on Feb. 3. The university informed Jha this past Tuesday that he was no longer a student of…

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Summer comes early to Dal

Advertising begins soon for a Dalhousie first: a summer bus pass. After years of discussion, full-time summer students will finally have a way to get around the city. “We see this as a great service and are excited to offer it for Dalhousie students,” says Sagar Jha, president of the Dalhousie Student Union (DSU), in…

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DSU cancels bus trip to Elsipogtog protest

Last weekend, several Dalhousie students travelled to Rexton, NB in solidarity with members of the Elsipogtog First Nation to protest shale gas exploration. The Dalhousie Student Union (DSU) had originally organized a bus to transport students to meet members of the Elsipogtog First Nations Community, but violence between police and protesters on Thursday, Oct. 17…

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