Kitty-Jean Laginha gets a kick out of exercising her democratic rights
By now, your new undergraduate and postgraduate Fellows of Senate have been elected. For the majority of the student population, this is just another election. But the Senate is a powerful body, and its composition has far-reaching consequences for your life as a Sydney University student. Let Honi Soit put your silent ignorance at dinner parties to an end with this bluffer’s guide for the time poor and bewildered.
Election commentary remains one of the last bastions of racial profiling, writes John Gooding.
By the time you pick up this week’s Honi, it’s already election day. If you haven’t already voted, think about this before you fill in the ballot. Don’t vote for people based on policy. Don’t judge a candidate by how much you want their policies to be fulfilled; vote for them based on the principles…
The first contested SUPRA election in six years will take place in late May. As Kira Spucys-Tahar found, there is no shortage of intrigue and impropriety among the grown-ups either.