UMSU

Getting out of the CFS

The Canadian Federation of Students (CFS) is a national organization that lobbies on behalf of students and which every student at the University of Manitoba…


Renewing our campus democracy

The 2010 student election has come and gone. To call it a disappointment would be an understatement. We collectively witnessed our democratic process degenerate into…


UMSU 2010 election results

After a two week campaign period, three days of voting at polling stations set up across both campuses and over five hours of counting ballots,…


Voter turnout drops

In the 2010 University of Manitoba Student’s Union (UMSU) general election, 2,374 students chose to vote in this uncontested race — more than 10 per…


UMSU elections Facebook-free

This year, the supplementary rules for the upcoming University of Manitoba Students Union (UMSU) election campaigns bans candidates from using Facebook.com to gain support for…


UMSU notes, Feb. 25

On Feb. 25, UMSU held its bi-weekly meeting in the UMSU Chambers located in 176 Helen Glass. The Chief Returning Officer, Jason van Rooy, gave…


UMSU council representative interviews

Two candidates: LGBTT* students’ rep LGBTT* students’ representative candidate: Neal Pineda The Manitoban: Why did you choose to run for this position? Neal Pineda: Originally…