Understanding opposition to proposed changes to Society Act. By Kier-Christer Junos [coordinating editor] B.C.’s ministry of finance drafted annotated revisions to the province’s Society Act this past August—and as it’s the legislation which effectively determines student union governance and composition, it’s created quite the stir amongst student groups. In an effort spearheaded in-part by the […]
HSBC and RBC files show divestment choices make little change to investment portfolio. By Kier-Christer Junos [contributing editor] April 2014 minutes from a Kwantlen Polytechnic University Board of Governors (BoG) meeting shows that the board defeated a staff-and-student initiative to divest university money from fossil fuel investments. However, research presented by HSBC and RBC showed […]
Relief from the cold…and from exam season. By Daniella Javier [contributor] At this point in the semester you’re probably in desperate need of a nap, coffee, or “drink,” especially after exams and final assignments. Luckily it’s that time of year again, where you can enjoy some down time. That’s right, KPU students—it’s winter break! Whether […]
The nuances of KSA planning tools and KSA council. By Kier-Christer Junos [contributing editor] The Kwantlen Student Association recently declined the KPU Japan Club’s appeal for $450—which would have seen the club out to a downtown dinner—on the concern of “sending people to a dinner if there wasn’t an educational experience or other purpose,” according […]
Both parties are reasonably optimistic By Tristan Johnston [staff writer] Though many students may remember coming to the KPIRG general meeting earlier in the semester for pizza and democracy, they have since had some trouble reaching an official autonomy agreement with the KSA. The negotiations may soon be over. “Things are looking good, really really […]
Student Services swamped by bureaucratic inertia By Chris Yee [contributor] Leah Godin, the chairperson for the Kwantlen Student Association student services committee, says her group faces a year-long backlog of projects, even after the KSA took on the services of capital projects manager Kim Baxter last July. Among these projects include the introduction of a […]
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