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Transform RU is running against the Unite Ryerson slate during this year's RSU elections. (Courtesy Facebook)

Transform RU runs against Unite Ryerson in RSU elections

For the first time in years, there is organized opposition to Unite Ryerson, the group that has long controlled most executive positions on the Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU). Transform RU is a group of 25 students running for all RSU positions in the upcoming election. The RSU domination by Unite Ryerson candidates spawned the idea for Transform RU, says one […]

by Sharnelle Kan· · News, On Campus, Top stories
Ryerson Students' Union president, Melissa Palermo high-fives the Unite Ryerson supporters after results are announced. (Nicole Brockbank/Ryersonian staff)

Unite Ryerson sweeps RSU elections amidst declining voter turnout

This year’s Ryerson Students’ Union election saw record-low numbers of voters, continuing a trend of at least three years of declining voter turnout. Unite Ryerson’s Rajean Hoilett, a third-year social work student, took the RSU presidency Thursday night with 1,446 of 2,004 valid votes cast. Voter turnout saw a 13.1 per cent decline from the 2,306 votes cast last year. […]

by Ethan Lou· · News, On Campus, Top stories