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Opinion: The shortened RSU election leads to apathetic, uneducated voters.

Opinion: The shortened RSU election leads to apathetic, uneducated voters.

An uneducated electorate leads to a poor election outcome, because students are either going to vote blindly, or simply not at all.

by Rebecca Goss· · Editorial, Opinion
Ford speaking at the Metro Central YMCA after a mayoral election. (Alex Guibord, Creative Commons)

Last minute mayoral candidates for the indecisive voter: Ford

Doug Ford has steadfast priorities: building subways, cutting taxes, and maintaining an emphasis on the populism that won his brother, Mayor Rob Ford, an election in 2010. But it seems that he’s forgotten about students, neglecting to attend student-organized debates and eschewing topics like child care and affordable housing – points that Olivia Chow has underscored in an effort to […]

by Kabeer Sethi· · education, News, Off Campus, students
Mayoral candidate John Tory at the 2014 DANO Korean Spring Festival. (Alex Guibord, Creative Commons)

Last minute mayoral candidates for the indecisive voter: Tory

There are certain aspects of a mayoral candidate’s platform that appeal to all students alike – if a candidate promises to get students to school on time, at an affordable price, and can guarantee a job market after graduation, they are probably more likely to vote for the candidate. Mayoral candidate John Tory’s platform contains some of these student voter […]

by Pema Tsering· · career, education, News, Off Campus, students
Chow speaking at Daniel's Spectrum in Regent Park after a mayoral debate. 
(Alex Guibord/ Creative Commons)

Last minute mayoral candidates for the indecisive voter: Chow

Olivia Chow’s social media stats are impressive – nearly double those of her closest competitor John Tory. She wishes the same were true in real life where she’s languishing, consistently, in third place. But her supporters are hopeful she can parlay her social media clout into election-day success. Her poll results have taken a tumble this week despite being a […]

by Alisha Sawhney· · education, News, Off Campus, students
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