The second USU Board Meeting of the year wrangled with staffing shortages, Welcome Fest successes and gearing up for Board Elections.
The board met to discuss updates to Welcome Fest, clubs and societies funding, and revamped USU spaces.
The last Board meeting of 2021 highlighted the USU’s significant financial surplus, strategic review plans and the future of Pulp as a print magazine.
Justine Landis-Hanley helps you get to know your student representatives
The censure motion placed against Vice President Bebe D’Souza by President Tara Waniganayaka was withdrawn, with only one recommendation passed.
Honi previews the candidates in this year’s board race.
Lane Sainty is translucent, at best.
“If you missed it, last week we expressed concern about the Senate-appointed directors voting in the election of the USU executive. It frightens us that the vote of these directors, neither elected nor students, could swing a close election. We think this would be anti-democratic: taking control of the student union out of student hands.”
An open letter from the Honi Soit editorial team.
A letter from Lucy Watson.