Counter petition circulates

A group of Carleton students are circulating a petition pledging support for Carleton University Students’ Association’s (CUSA) continued membership in the Canadian Federation of Students (CFS). The campaign is in response to a disaffiliation petition launched Sept. 14 that, if successful, would lead to a referendum over whether CUSA remains a member of CFS.

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CASG elections delayed a week

Elections for Carleton Academic Student Government (CASG) representatives, which were scheduled to begin Sept. 22, have been delayed a week.

CASG is a separate student government from the Carleton University Students’ Association, dealing mainly with the academic interests of the student body.

There are roughly 100 students who are elected as representatives to act as intermediaries between students, faculty and administration, and deal with academic, non-political issues concerning mainly undergraduate students.

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Police say bullet casings were fired

The bullet casings discovered on Carleton campus had been shot from a gun at some point, according to director of university safety Len Boudreault. However, there is no evidence that a gun was fired on campus.

“If a weapon was discharged it would be very apparent,” said Insp. Chris Renwick of the Ottawa Police Service, who has taken over the case. “Someone would have heard it.”

There were no bullet holes or spent projectiles, and no reports of gunshots, Renwick said.

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Carleton club you may not have heard (of): Carleton University Choir

If it’s a rich and colourful community of voices and musical fusion you’re looking for in a club at Carleton, look no further than the Carleton University Choir, which as existed for more than a decade.
Members of the Carleton student body, faculty and staff, as well as local vocal enthusiasts, come together each Wednesday night in the music department at the top of Loeb to share a mutual passion for music.
The 60-some voices have been led for four years by Montreal’s Jean-Sabastien Allaire, a seasoned vet among musical academics.

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