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A politics professor and Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU) expert says that Transform RU’s victory shows why Unite Ryerson has been successful all these years. Neil Thomlinson, who has followed RSU politics for more than 20 years, says that Unite has won in the past because it’s been organized, didn’t have opposition and knows how to get its supporters to vote. […]
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After weeks of campaigning, defaced posters and controversial comments from candidates, polls are open for the Ryerson Students’ Union elections. A total of 11 candidates are running for five positions. It’s the first time in four years where there is an organized opposition running against Unite Ryerson. Polls are open until Feb 11. at 5:30 p.m. Polling stations are located in […]
Unite Ryerson and Transform RU butted heads in a rowdy and divided RSU election debate Monday. For the first time in years, all candidates running for executive positions face organized opposition. The debate showed this tension. Unite Ryerson candidates talked about continuing their legacy as incumbents of the RSU, whereas Transform RU argued the benefits of applying new perspectives to […]
Transfrom RU’s vice-president of operations candidate Obaid Ullah is upset after two of his campaign posters were vandalized with Islamophobic slurs last week. One of the posters, with “ISIS 4 LIFE,” scrawled across it, was found in the Rogers Communications Centre. A more offensive message, reading “FUCK MUSLIMS” appeared on a poster in Kerr Hall. On that poster, Ullah’s face was crossed out. Someone alerted Ullah […]
To understand why Rajean Hoilett entered campus politics, you need to understand where he came from. Hoilett is a first generation Canadian; born to a Jamaican father and Guyanese mother. He is defined by the social injustice he witnessed while growing up in a low-income neighbourhood in Scarborough. “I think that being a racialized person and being black has been […]
If you are one of the 99.8 per cent at Ryerson you’ll want to read further. With this number I don’t mean the occupy movement. This is the percentage of the RSU’s 30,000 membership that was not present at the election debate on Wednesday – if you could even call it a debate. Four of the five RSU executive positions are […]