2001-03-22

    
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March 22, 2001
  Dear Gauntlet: You suckPDF files may take a moment to load

Editors, the Gauntlet,

Re: Gauntlet Endorsement Supplement, March 8 & 15, 2001

I would consider myself to be a fairly well-informed politico. I've been active in politics for five years now, but admit that I am new to student politics at the university.

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March 22, 2001
  Pillowgate: The SU scandal for MarchPDF files may take a moment to load

Last week, Students' Union President Toby White, VP External Duncan Wojtaszek and External Commissioners Matt Stambaugh and myself attended the Canadian Alliance Student Associations (CASA) lobby conference and internal review in Ottawa.

The three main points CASA was lobbying on were: relieving student debt, restoring CHST and rebuilding campus infrastructure.

CASA's membership is comprised of 22 universities and colleges
(including your SU) and they lobby the federal government on our

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March 22, 2001
  And funding for some...PDF files may take a moment to load

On the morning of Fri., March 16, CBC host Jeff Collins interviewed Canadian Alliance of Student Associations President Mark Kissel about the problem of underfunding at Canadian universities with specific reference to infrastructure.

March 22, 2001
  Toby White keeps BoG presencePDF files may take a moment to load

In the two non-executive races, Toby White was elected as Board of Governors representative over Matt Dalidowicz, and Jane Alkhouri and Stephanie Andrews edged Jeff Bone and Andrew Pickles as Senate representatives.

White, who sat on BoG as SU President last year, was excited to continue representing students on the Board.

March 22, 2001
  Dhillon takes Op-Fi to the bankPDF files may take a moment to load

When the electoral dust cleared, Natasha Dhillon was declared next year's Vice-president Op-Fi by a clear margin of 1945 votes to Travis Fast's 605.

"It's totally exciting, but it was a really hard race," said Dhillon after the results were posted. "Jordan [Bonner] and Travis [Fast] both did a lot of work for it, so it was tough."

Though Fast couldn't be reached for comment, Bonner was philosophical about the outcome.

March 22, 2001
  Kerr wins EventsPDF files may take a moment to load

The hotly contested Students' Union Events portfolio is set up for a "good" year, according to the victorious candidates.

"I am so excited for next year!" declared Chris Kerr when the results were posted. "It's going to be a really good commission; we work really well together."

Current VP Events Alix d'Archangelo was pleased with the election results.

"I always felt that one day Chris would make a good VP Events," she stated. "I wish the poor sucker all the best of luck!" She also con-

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