Jakob Sanderson

From a basement on a hill

Near the end of my first term and after my second election I went to see a counsellor who said I likely just wasn’t cut out to be in a high-stress job and I should consider leaving my post.

Save the U-Pass

It is easier to diagnose a problem than to solve it. And it’s harder still to come up with a solution that a majority of your friends, colleagues and compatriots can support.

Sometimes less is more

Given the need for increased representation of marginalized communities and its inherent relationship to the need for increased funding, UMSU is facing a difficult situation. Perhaps the best solution is to stop trying to represent them.