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DIRECT DEMOCRACY NOW! WHAT WE CAN DO TO BRING OUR STUDENTS’ ASSOCIATION UNDER STUDENT CONTROL

DIRECT DEMOCRACY NOW! WHAT WE CAN DO TO BRING OUR STUDENTS’ ASSOCIATION UNDER STUDENT CONTROL

  The democratic pathways that students have open to them at the college are very narrow, in no way do students have a way for our voices to be heard, in no way can we make the Students’ Association (SA) reflect our interests as working class students. The representative system that we have now is anti-democratic and only serves the

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Fascists Attack the RSM, Fail Miserably

Fascists Attack the RSM, Fail Miserably

Wednesday, September 23, 2015 A meeting of the Revolutionary Student Movement – Algonquin College was attacked by fascists. A group of neo-Nazis attempted to prevent the RSM’s first meeting of the 2015-2016 school year. Like cowards, they tore down a number of posters put up by the RSM before disrupting the meeting itself. The fascists then tried to enter the

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U-Pass referendum launches Nov.17-21 through ACSIS

U-Pass referendum launches Nov.17-21 through ACSIS

By Nicholas Hodge Almost four years after University of Ottawa and Carleton students were presented with the same choice; the Algonquin Students’ Association will hold a referendum on U-Pass implementation. The vote will take place Nov. 17 through 21 and will be accessible through the Algonquin College Student Information System (ACSIS) online. The SA committed to a referendum earlier this

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Algonquin’s RSM Takes Back The Night

Algonquin’s RSM Takes Back The Night

By Steph Hulse Participation in a downtown “Take Back the Night” rally by five Algonquin students has spurred them to seek to begin a similar movement here. The Algonquin College Chapter of the Revolutionary Student Movement attended the Take Back the Night Event on Oct. 8, and the rain, men and women of all ages gathered in Minto Park at

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Campus revolutionaries look to feed hungry students

Campus revolutionaries look to feed hungry students

By Lauren Khalil Algonquin’s Revolutionary Student Movement (RSM) had to postpone the unveiling of its new People’s Stone Soup (PSS) initiative due to recent changes in policies regarding safe food handling. The initiative was expected to be up and running for Sept. 17, but has been rescheduled to kick off Sept. 24.  The RSM is hoping to have the necessary

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RSM Takes Vandalism Blow

RSM Takes Vandalism Blow

By Devin Orsini A new Algonquin political club called the Revolutionary Student Movement, has had 41 posters torn down off of billboards across campus. “It’s reprehensible; it should never happen. The nature of politics is oppositional, but something like this is not alright,” said Faris Lehn, clubs and communities co-ordinator. “It’s very rude, they’re wasting our time and money. It’s just

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Algonquin’s revolution

Algonquin’s revolution

By Aidan Cullis   The college could see a new voice given to the student body in the form of the creation of an Algonquin chapter of the Revolutionary Student Movement. Regi Neppel, a 20-year-old horticulture student, became one of the lead organizers of the Algonquin chapter in early November. Neppel and fellow RSM organizer Brendan White, an 18-year-old marketing

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RSM Algonquin Statement on 2014 Trans Day of Remembrance

RSM Algonquin Statement on 2014 Trans Day of Remembrance

According to a prominent GLB organization, Pride Toronto, Trans Day of Remembrance ‘serves several purposes’ from ‘raising public awareness of hate-crimes against trans people’ to mourning and honoring ‘the lives of our “brothers and sisters” who might otherwise be forgotten.’ We, the Revolutionary Student Movement: Algonquin College Chapter, understand Trans Day of Remembrance to be a day to mourn victims

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Politicians Are Liars, And Trudeau Isn’t Any Different

Politicians Are Liars, And Trudeau Isn’t Any Different

Tomorrow, on March 28th 2014, Justin Trudeau is coming to the ‘Gonk to try to convince students to vote (presumably for the Liberals) in the upcoming election, to become politically involved, despite the falling voter turn-out due to a general disenchantment wand loss of confidence in our bourgeois parliamentary ‘democracy.’ All over Canada, it’s plain to see that folks know

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QSA Under Fire: Rally for Support

QSA Under Fire: Rally for Support

Against homophobia and trans*phobia! Against capitalism, imperialism, and colonialism! The struggle against homophobia and trans*phobia is part of the struggle for socialism! The Revolutionary Student Movement: Algonquin College Chapter (RSM), in light of the attack on the Queer Student Alliance (QSA) office, wishes to express our solidarity with the QSA and outrage against what is rightfully being called a hate

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