Executive candidates square off in debate

Executive candidates running in the Carleton University Students’ Association (CUSA) elections faced off against each other in a debate on Feb. 6. Several major topics were brought up including mental health, the Sexual Violence Policy, inclusivity, diversity, and transparency. Four out of six available executive positions are running uncontested—president, vice-president (internal), vice-president (student services), and vice-president (finance)—leading to a shorter, quieter debate compared to previous years. Vice-president (student life) Current CUSA vice-president (student life) Abdullah Jaber from the One Carleton slate debated against independent candidate Nadeem Fayed. Jaber promised a Panda Week, as opposed to the three-day Panda Game celebration he introduced in his last term as vice-president. He also promised to host a “kick-off” party. Fayed discussed issues of […]

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VP finance candidate drops out of CUSA election

The Elections Office has confirmed that independent candidate Oluwatobi Oriola dropped out of the Carleton University Students’ Association (CUSA) elections on Feb. 6. Oriola said he dropped out of the elections due to illness and being busy with school. Oriola was running for a position as vice-president (finance). The only other candidate, Luke Taylor, is running under the One Carleton slate. The position is now running uncontested. With Oriola exiting the race, of the six executive positions up for grabs, there are now four positions that are uncontested.

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