A committee dedicated to reducing alcohol harm among students is almost ready to get working. Third-year student Rebecca Kingston is spearheading its campaigns. St. Thomas University’s project will be a part of Keep It Social, an Atlantic organization which encourages social drinking while discouraging binge drinking in hopes of reducing alcohol-related harms on campus.
Laura Whitty was at work on May 24, filling shipments for an online Etsy store on Prince Edward Island, when she got a text. It was a fellow team member of the throwing team at St. Thomas University, offering their condolences, saying they were sorry for what had just happened — but she had no idea what they were talking about. “Then I read the email,” she said. It was a message from Mike Eagles, STU’s athletics director.
Philippe Ferland, president of the St. Thomas University Students’ Union, said changes to the union’s election bylaws have been finalized. This includes changes to the warning system for disqualification. Candidates will now receive three warnings before being cut out of the race. It also includes a clearer definition of what constitutes a warning, Ferland said. The union has also changed its complaint system, which will no longer count as a warning.
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Selecting a term
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