News_upass_cred_Parker Townes

OC Transpo investigates SFUO U-Pass use

The BOA’s disciplinary committee found that Dorimain had a U-Pass despite not being qualified for one. However, the committee said it was obtained under special circumstances, taken from a group of passes that were not distributed due to errors.
News_BOA_cred_Eric Davidson

Nov. 5 BOA sees student opposition to proposed motions

This motion, proposed by vice-president equity Leila Moumouni-Tchouassi, called for the SFUO to take a number of political stances, as the U of O campus “has seen hate crimes, discrimination, (and) racism,” and because the university “(makes) decisions not in the best interest of marginalized communities.”
OPI_SFUO_cred_Cailey Fletcher

SFUO governance shakeup a step in the right direction

Considering that the SFUO constitution is often out of date, having updated, clearly-defined roles is a great way to ensure people on or hoping to join the executive have a clear idea of what’s expected of them, and lets students know who’s responsible for which aspects of their experience.
News_Fremont_cred_Eric Davidson

Are we doing better? Touching base with Jacques Frémont

On Tuesday Oct. 31, in another exclusive interview, Frémont shared his aspirations for this year, addressing student satisfaction, the part-time professor strike negotiations, the progress of mental health services on campus, and the university’s budget restrictions.
News_BOG_cred_Eric Davidson

U of O last in student satisfaction, Oct. 30 BOG hears

Victoria Barham, a board member and a professor in the Faculty of Social Sciences, said the services provided to students in her faculty are “catastrophic,” noting long wait times to see academic advisors and a lack of response to questions over email.