CUSA Midterm Review

Carleton University Students’ Association (CUSA) Promise: Increase student jobs. Yes: The goal of this initiative was to increase the number of student positions on campus in a sustainable way that wouldn’t impact the operating budget. To accomplish this, CUSA sought out grants available to not-for-profit organizations, which CUSA is. One of the grants that CUSA was given was the Canada Summer Jobs grant, which was used to hire four students this year, according to CUSA president Zameer Masjedee. CUSA is currently in the application process for the Career Focus Grant, a large grant targeted towards students who are seeking experience relevant to their career. The grant would give CUSA up  to $200,000 and would be used to hire 20 students […]

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Carleton hosts Throwback week

Once a Raven, always a Raven. That’s the spirit of Carleton’s fourth annual Throwback celebration. From Sept. 12 to 17, the homecoming event featured on-campus speakers, panel discussions, live entertainment, sports, and opportunities for alumni and students to reflect on their personal experiences at Carleton. Both alumni and current students were encouraged to come out, network and have fun at a series of events that attracted over 10,000 people last year, according to the Throwback website. Each individual activity is run by a different faculty or department, said Steven Reid, Carleton’s media relations officer. According to Louise Hayes, the current president of the Carleton University Alumni Association (CUAA), there are over 20 events being held this year that provide opportunities […]

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