Post Tagged with: "Transform RU"

(Ryersonian Staff)

Analysis: RSU Year-End Review

Transform RU won the Ryerson Students’ Union election last year on a platform that included financial transparency and communication. Now that a new election is upon us, how did the 2015-16 RSU live up to its promises? For one, the union introduced mental health bursaries for students who require support in accessing mental health services. They also introduced online opting […]

by Ramisha Farooq· · News
President elect, Andrea Bartlett, shares her plans for the RSU

President elect, Andrea Bartlett, shares her plans for the RSU

by Ryersonian Staff· · Top stories, Videos
Analysis: Transform RU landslide victory shows students fed-up with Unite Ryerson

Analysis: Transform RU landslide victory shows students fed-up with Unite Ryerson

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. […]

by Prajakta Dhopade· · News
Transform RU supporters celebrate in the Ram in the Rye, Feb. 11, 2015. (Shannon Baldwin / Ryersonian Staff)

PHOTOS: The 2015 RSU election night

Photos: Shannon Baldwin Gallery and captions: Jessica Lepore   Related posts:  Transform RU sweep 2015 RSU elections Broadcast: Transform’s VP education talks about election results Moment-to-moment coverage of the 2015 elections

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, On Campus
Andrea Bartlett is the RSU's new president. (Eman Ali/Ryersonian Staff)

UPDATED: Transform RU sweeps the 2015 RSU elections

(video report from Beza Getachew, Ryersonian staff)  This story has been modified to reflect changes in graph seven, regarding Unite Ryerson’s comment.  Change has rolled across the campus from the corner of Dundas and Mutual streets to College Park. All executive candidates on the Transform RU slate won their bids in the 2015 student elections, starting with the Andrea Bartlett, who will become president of […]

by Nicole Thompson· · News, On Campus, Top stories
RSU and Unite Ryerson candidates’ house of silence may come crashing down

RSU and Unite Ryerson candidates’ house of silence may come crashing down

If you follow student politics at Ryerson, you may have noticed something different about this student election. If you haven’t, let us spell it out for you — it’s a whole lot more interesting. With political opposition to the reigning slate, Unite Ryerson, the Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU) has gone from a long-standing one-party system to something that vaguely resembles […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Editorial
Students watch as RSU election candidates make their opening statements. (Kyla Dewar / Ryersonian Staff)

Unite Ryerson and Transform RU face off in RSU debate

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 […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, On Campus, Top stories
Transform RU's Andrea Bartlett (left) and Harman Singh (right) at the election debate. (Kyla Dewar / Ryersonian Staff)

Transform RU will consider ditching CFS if elected

With the first organized competition in years, the results of the Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU) election may renew discussion about its membership in the Canadian Federation of Students (CFS). Transform RU presidential candidate Andrea Bartlett says their team is focusing on the election for now, and while they’re not concerned about separating from the CFS at the moment, they would […]

by Jessica Murray· · News, On Campus, Top stories
Zidane Mohamed at the Feb. 2, 2014 all-candidates debate. (Ryersonian staff)

Sheldon Levy calls Zidane Mohamed’s posts applauding police killings “disgusting”

Ryerson president Sheldon Levy has called social media posts made by Zidane Mohamed, Unite Ryerson’s candidate for vice-president education, “digusting.” “If you find me a stronger word than that to express myself, then please fill it in,” he said. The Ryersonian reported Jan. 29 that Mohamed had posted messages on his personal Facebook and Twitter accounts applauding the killing of […]

by Nicole Thompson· · News, On Campus, Top stories
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
Unite Ryerson candidate applauds killing of New York City police officers

Unite Ryerson candidate applauds killing of New York City police officers

  By Billy Johnson and Nicole Thompson   The Ryersonian has obtained screenshots of remarks made by Zidane Mohamed condoning the killing in December of two New York police officers. Mohamed is Unite Ryerson’s candidate for vice-president for education in the upcoming Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU) election. “Is it bad of me that I applaud the killing of the two […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, On Campus, Top stories