The Ottawa Citizen continues to miss the important discussion that needs to be had surrounding homeless shelters and affordable housing, instead choosing to focus on property value and crude complaints.
The guidelines put forth by the Ford administration for the university freedom of speech policies have been vague, leaving many to wonder what variations will be seen across the board, or if there should be variations at all.
Ottawa has two universities and a college, which means there are plenty of students who, if they get politically engaged, can make a real difference and work as a powerful voting block. The student voice needs to be heard in this city, and the ballot box is a great way to do so.
This came in response to fraud allegations, and allegations of financial misconduct faced by at least three individuals on the SFUO executive, and for many students, felt long overdue. For others however, concerns of administrative interference in student governance raised red flags, and some students feel as though their voices are being stifled. We’re here to tell you that this is not the case.
The administration has a lot of questions to answer in the coming months and negotiations will be intense, but this needs to be readdressed with a proper overhaul of the SFUO. With only two executives currently serving, students need to come together to make sure that the SFUO does what it can to regain the trust of students at the U of O.
Don’t get me wrong, while Dr. Christine Blasey Ford’s testimony was hard to watch, it was brave, and commendable. Kavanaugh’s testimony was hard to watch for a different reason.
Just think of all the tax dollars soon to be wasted on charging some second-year for drinking a Smirnoff Ice in public.