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Elections 2k15: Mol, Shaffer, Zaman run for Communications VP

Jack Mol

An avid board game wizard, second-year Jack Mol is actively involved with the King’s Tabletop Gaming Society. A sucker for love, his current game of choice is called “Love Letter”, just in time for V-Day.

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How will you encourage transparency between the administration, KSU and student body?
“COMMUNICATION! The KSU needs to be constantly communicating to the students. Knowledge will lead to an active student body. Active students = More Transparency
What’s one part of the operating policy that you feel needs updating?
“Some committee are constituted to consist of different positions that might fall to the same person Also it’s a shame that the faculty doesn’t get a say in student life.
How will you reach out to the J-School?
“Make the climb to the J-School and have realtalk about the Watch. I want the Watch to be a regular thing in student’s lives.
What campaign run by the KSU and CFS are you excited to get behind?
” INCREASED FUNDING TO UNIVERSITIES. WE ARE ALL IN DEBT. PRINCE HALL IS LEAKING. NOVA SCOTIA PLEASE HELP
How will you encourage attendance at the General Meeting?
“COMMUNICATION! Active students means quorum. We should look into online streaming as a solution for the future. Even GMs in the Wardy would increase attendance
What corner of the internet do you occupy?
“I am constantly on Hockey websites. Boardgame Geek is my addiction. I am currently renting a Katy Parry corner which hopefully the lease will be up soon.
Give us your best #MolFact.
” Jack Mol may not be a star-nosed mole but he is a STAR. #MolFacts”

Bryn Shaffer

Bryn Shaffer, Shakespeare-enthusiast and grilled cheese connoisseur, is in her second-year. She is most often seen wearing a combination of black on black.

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What’s a section that you’d like to add to TWAK?
 “Student recipes. #grilledcheese #avocadogrilledcheese #doublecheesegrilledcheese #cheeselessgrilledcheese #lastoneisjusttoast
What’s one part of the operating policy that you feel needs updating?
 “Section V of the operations policies (Space Governance), as it states the use of a dark room which we currently don’t have available.
How will you encourage transparency between the administration, KSU and student body?
 “Making the minutes of council and GMs available and accessible to all, and by promoting student attendance to councils, GMs, and elections.
Give us your best pun on the word TWAK, JBK-style.
” TWAKx on TWAKx off (Karate kid). In all honesty they would all be movie and Shakespeare puns.
How will you encourage attendance at the General Meeting?
 “Promoting GMs on social media, & making them more engaging to attend: GM/pajama party? GM/Quad BBQ? GM Jeopardy style?
What skills from your KTS involvement will you be bringing to the table?
 “Scheduling, video making, and 70s music for all.
Will there be blood?
 “Not unless its made of corn syrup, in which case save me some. That stuff is delicious. #apartofanybalancedbreakfast”

 Sofia Zaman

Sofia Zaman currently sits on council as First Year Rep. In her spare time, she listens to copious amounts of Kendrick Lamar and reads picture books about baby sloths.

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What’s the most important and applicable lesson that you’ve learned from being First Year Rep?
“I’ve learnt just how tired our generation is of shit old white men have perpetuated. I have a crush on every single one of ’em, n hve loved supporting ’em.
How will you encourage transparency between the administration, KSU and student body?
“administration doesn’t seem to like when we get angry, write letters, vocalize our oft ignored opinions. Let’s keep doing that. ( smirk emoji)
What’s a section that you’d like to add to TWAK?
“SO MUCH. #tbt pics of faculty/students, bad jokes, photoshopped pics of philosophers, n TONS of student submitted tingz.
Give us your best pun on the word TWAK, JBK-style.
“this email is for all dem insomniTWAKS out there!
CVP is in charge of the chalkboard—what’s one thing you can’t wait to draw on there?
“I want a section 4 studentz 2 doodle on a drawing I keep up for da week, so I cnt wait 2 draw vaguely phallic blank space 4 U 2 WRITE YO NAME
How will you encourage attendance at the General Meeting?
“upping da status of council from da get go, so reelin in dem froshies thru vids of council members, social media blitz, snapchat, insta, myspace
What campaign run by the KSU and CFS are you excited to get behind?
“Post secondary ed. is deemed a social equalizer, yet PoC r unable to $$. I began work on a diversity working group, and want 2 b able 2 continue w tht.”
 

By David J. Shuman

David is a second-year journalism student at King's, is engagement/news editor of The Watch, and a copy editor of The Pigeon. He writes on student politics, campus happenings, and school news. 

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