This year on Insiders we’ve tried to stay away from ranty editorials but this time I can’t resist. I was brought into this commerce fee thing innocently enough, when Alex told me about a CUS meeting where they would be discussing the fee. I was happy to stay out of it and let him deal […]

The Henry Angus Tuition Fee

Posted by: | March 10, 2010 | 10 Comments

Commerce students are before the ballot now. There are some good backgrounders out there. We scrapped ours because frankly, it was too dry. The important lessons coming from the history are: 1. The rhetoric behind accreditation grew stronger with time. At first it was not being mentioned, then there were short references, now there’s direct […]

This piece in opposition to the proposed $500 Commerce fee was written by Adrian Pape, an undergraduate student in commerce. The point to this counterpoint can be found here. Problems with the CUS Referendum 1. “Building fee” or “student fee”: call it what you want, this fee has already been rejected by the provincial government. […]

What exciting times we live in! The CUS this week has a referendum before their members to decide on a $500 fee to support the construction of Phase II of the Henry Angus building. This is one half of a point-counterpoint on the subject. This was written by Laura Silvester, outgoing CUS president. For the […]

With impeccable timing, the AMS chose the last Friday of the reading break to post a press release regarding allegations of voting irregularities in the last round of AMS elections. Due to the complete absence of details in the press release and the high potential for scandal, there has been quite a bit of speculation […]

Update 5:34pm: Today’s CUS meeting has been moved to Angus 296 from Angus 310. Normally we try not to post snippets, but we feel this one is important enough. At tonight’s CUS Board of Directors meeting (6:00pm, Henry Angus 310 296) there will be a vote to have the CUS go to a student referendum […]

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