EUS big keeners; we're not shocked.

10Mar10

Constituency races are off, and, as usual, the Engineers have their act way, way together.  As Sir Lougheed of SUS and his merry band of Elections Admins struggle to get elections (and, judging by the looks of it, their website OH SNAP) up and running, the Engineers have already submitted their candidate profiles.

Yea, V3rily

We’ll be the first to admit that we’re less than informed about the inner machinations of the EUS, nor are we particularly inclined to, uh, penetrate their inner recesses, shall we say.  (Sexiest faculty = Arts, no question.)  But even our ignorant eyes can identify a few key players  in the upcoming EUS Elections Extravaganza—PLUS, a complete list of candidates—after the break.

VP EVENTS: Nerdy Gaga

The VP Events race looks as though it will be hard-fought between Kian Mousavi and Nigel Myers, two no doubt dedicated young gentlemen, and their opposing “just a bunch of nerds” and “I am Lady Gaga in disguise” platforms.  Behold:

no you can't read my voter face

Oooh-la-la.

Mousavi, whose candidate information states that other faculties think of Engineering as “just a bunch of nerds,” and reprimands his fellow Engineers for “isolat[ing] ourselves from everybody else in the south side and we have no idea what is going on in the other side and it is as if we are not interested,” claims his “other involvement such as the greek system” can help him “satisfy the requirements of this position.”  (Somewhere, VP External Mcelroy is biting his lip trying not to make the obvious joke, so I’ll help him out here: Satisfy the requirements? of this position? that’s what she said.)  Anyway, fear not, young Engineers, for Mousavi has a message of hope for you: YOU ARE NOT THE LONERS—at least, not if you vote for him.

On the other hand, Myers is on a first-name basis with both LCLB & RCMP (in his role as EUS SoCo, natch) and a quadruple-platinum artist, so there’s that.  Vote accordingly.

APPLIED SCIENCES STUDENT SENATOR: One Lin to Rule them All

AppSci’s senate race should also be fascinating.  Remember Philip Edgcumbe, who very literally (and unluckily) broke a leg and dropped out of last term’s BoG/Senate/whatever, he dropped out of it, i’m not searching the archives race? And then there’s Sina “Armpit Tumor/Shotgun Wound” Sahami:

OH GOD WHAT IS THAT


But by far the most unintentionally terrifying candidate has got to be current AMS Rep and EUS President Lin Watt, who apparently sleeps, on average, two hours a night.  We’re not sure why we find her so intimidating—is it her remarkably professional website, which went up with lightning speed?  Maybe we cower in terror at her ability to hold—and efficiently perform—not one but two major AMS positions.  Or, possibly, we’re just afraid that the fact is, she’s one of only two women running in this entire race.  I mean, fuck.  I can’t even update this website more than once a day, and I don’t face systematic discrimination at my job (unless you count Taylor harping on about my pants.)

For your perusal, the rest of the candidates, plus contact/platform information.

President:

  • Amanda Li (website)
  • Julian Ritchie (778 868 1581, julian@telus.net)
  • Sina Sahami, (website)

VP Academic:

  • Iman Arbabian (website)
  • Nick Sertic, FIZZ (website, nick.sertic@gmail.com)
  • Saba M. Shariati

VP Communications & Administration

VP Events

  • Kian Mousavi
  • Nigel Myer

VP External

  • Farshid Azampour
  • Dan Olsen

VP Finance

  • Brian Lee
  • Milad Mesbah

AMS Rep (3 positions)

  • Julian Ritchie (also running for President)
  • Nick Sertic (also running for VP Academic)
  • Pouria Talebifard (website)

Applied Science Student Senator

  • Philip Edgcumbe (website)
  • Sina Sahami (also running for President)
  • Lin Watt (website)
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4 Responses to “EUS big keeners; we're not shocked.”

  1. 1 taylorloren

    ahhhmazing.
    Sir SUS ftw…and I ❤ EUS

    also, kai, i just like to celebrate your newfound conversion to taylorism.


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