For a federation that claims to recognize the legitimacy and validity of students rights and representation, the actions, or lack thereof, of the SFUO executive members exemplify the opposite with overt apathy for representing students.
As a university newspaper meant to ease the access to information and facilitate discussion, releasing staff editorials about why the media should be more biased is an odd choice.
The BOA should pass the proposed motion and therefore approve that a review of the relationship between the SFUO and CFS is launched. This would ensure that we can gain information to see whether or not we are getting the best quality of services and resources from the CFS.
At Sunday's vote, there were a lot of BOA members who approached me and said that they felt like a gun was put to their heads. This is unacceptable.
Directors are charged with a duty to make reasoned decisions, not blindly follow their ideological viewpoints.
Unlike some recent scandals and controversies for which voters and “tax payers” have no chance of opting-out (including a weapon’s trade with Saudi Arabia, one that even the new government cannot opt out of), OPIRG has a levy policy that allows every individual student to ask for their levy back.