February 27, 2021


It's Your Education

Meet up with the CUSA candidates for the college of arts and social sciences councillor

Graphic by Etta Gerrits.

The Carleton College Students’ Association is holding on line elections for its executives and councillors on Feb. 3 and 4. College students will elect 6 executives and 26 councillors, including 6 councillors for the college of arts and social sciences (FASS).

The Charlatan requested each individual candidate running for FASS councillor for a 150-word published profile. Profiles have been edited for clarity.

Ahmed Kataite

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My name is Ahmed Kataite and I am a third-calendar year psychology university student running for the posture of FASS councillor.

Most FASS students are out of contact with what happens in CUSA conferences and my intention is to make this data far more available by summarizing vital factors from meetings and making them available on social media.

I also consider that upcoming year’s grading and system alternatives ought to take into consideration how challenging and draining this calendar year has been on college students. My DMs are generally open to all FASS pupils no subject the time and I will make sure that your issues are addressed!

Baher Mansour

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My title is Baher Mansour and I’m a third-calendar year cognitive science significant. I was born in Egypt but invested the greater part of my lifetime in the United Arab Emirates and Canada.

I’m running for the FASS councillor place simply because I want to depict and be the voice of the people as I introduce suggestions that handle our struggles. I hope to convey my practical experience of operating as vice president (external) for CU Smile, as nicely as various private activities, into this new promising placement with me.

I hope to make improvements to the networking system connecting students with their university and alumni to assist them in acquiring the work they drive. I also hope to hold professors accountable and advocate for transparency.

I guarantee to honour and stand for pupils to the most effective of my potential. I consider learners should really look at every candidate very carefully and vote for who they sense matches their requires most effective.

David Simon

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I’m David Simon and I’m a 3rd-12 months college student finding out historical past and political science.

I am operating for the reason that I consider we require councillors who are inclined to keep the CUSA executives to account. Learners have missing religion in their university student union because of to a lack of obligation and accountability within just CUSA. As a councillor, I will try my best to assure that CUSA effectively represents the scholar body and is free of charge from corruption and inaction.

If you want a committed FASS councillor who will combat for a much better and fairer CUSA, be sure to vote for me.

Emma Rowsell

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My title is Emma Rowsell. I am a 2nd-year sociology student minoring in law. I have held the place of FASS councillor for the earlier 12 months and I was hoping to be re-elected to the position.

I am running since I believe learners must be capable to take handle of their training and acquiring faculty councillors is essential to relay their wishes for the year. I adore getting able to connect with pupils and stand for my school.

This yr is primarily critical for college students. The ongoing pandemic is having a toll on all people, and it has many students having difficulties academically, fiscally, and mentally. I want to be able to assist these pupils by means of this tough time and being re-elected would make that a excellent chance! Have a excellent week, Ravens!

Paige Arsenault

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My identify is Paige and I am a 3rd-year environmental experiments university student and dedicated member of the Carleton neighborhood. I want to get concerned in the awesome matters CUSA has to give and assistance all learners profit from the association.

I have earlier been a home fellow on campus and by means of that grew a enthusiasm to assist empower the life of my peers. I am also included with Local climate Motion Carleton, exactly where I operate immediately with the divestment campaign.

I attempt to make a optimistic impression on the community and think I would be a fantastic candidate to characterize my faculty on the CUSA council and be a voice for arts and social science pupils.

Stacey Osazuwa

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I’m Stacey Osazuwa and I’m a third-calendar year cognitive science pupil. The foundation of my platform is transparency, accountability and community.

I have taken a variety of courses in just different departments of the college that eventually aided me get a grasp of how interdisciplinary the faculty actually is. I will do what is in my power to keep elected CUSA associates accountable for their promises and will make guaranteed the needs of the pupils in the FASS are at the forefront of the decisions manufactured.

As FASS councillor, I would facilitate situations for pupils in just the faculty to network. Moreover, I would advocate for a seamless system the place students and professors can link for research options.

I was elected twice to be the govt college student council representative of my freshman and sophomore classmates in higher school. I have been a proxy for councillors and volunteered at a quantity of CUSA assistance centres.

Candidates Hannah-May well Located and Viktoria Szabo did not post profiles in time for publication.