If Algonquin College’s mission really is to “transform hopes and dreams into lifelong success,” it can start by showing more compassion to their teachers.
The main frustration among the students lies in the U of O’s response to the colleges strike.
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.”
Considering that the SFUO constitution is often out of date, having updated, clearly-defined roles is a great way to ensure people on or hoping to join the executive have a clear idea of what’s expected of them, and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.
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.
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.
While this caused a mild disturbance on Thursday, buses have since resumed their regular routes.
While it was a strong year for PIVIK and Agora, the numbers looked much worse for Café Alt and 1848.
The SFUO also ratified their new comptroller general, who will replace Mugabo. The board voted to approve Pamela Bader, with all ‘yes’ votes, save for one abstention. Bader was not present at the meeting.