President needs special friends
Want to be a president, but fear being assassinated? Then a
vice-presidency may be in your cards.
Nominations for the four VP positions on the University Students’ Council
are now open and applications can be picked up at the USC office
in Rm. 340 of the University Community Centre, said USC speaker
Julie Cassidy. The deadline for applying is Friday, Feb. 20
and applications must be returned to the USC office, she added.
Any Western student can run for the positions, which include
VP-student affairs, VP-education, VP-finance and VP-campus
“They are elected internally by the old and new council,” Cassidy
explained, adding the campaigning process is composed of meeting
with councillors and pressing their case as to why they would
be the best VP. “The voters (USC councillors) should
all be very educated on the topic.
“They essentially set the tone for the year,” Cassidy
stated. “They impact and influence the programming the
“I encourage people to talk to current VPs and find
out what the positions entail,” she said.