insiteronline http://insiteronline.com Independent, Student-Run, Non-Profit Campus News Portal at The University of Malta | Keeping Malta's Students Updated | Your University, Your Media. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 21:02:19 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Where did the mixed votes go? http://insiteronline.com/news/mixed-votes/ http://insiteronline.com/news/mixed-votes/#comments Mon, 14 Apr 2014 10:17:39 +0000 http://insiteronline.com/?p=66928 The dust has settled over another KSU election and a landslide victory for SDM. While I wish the best of luck to the winning candidates for their upcoming term, I have taken the liberty of calculating how the student council would have looked like if only the 865 mixed votes cast had been taken into […]

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Emphatic victory for SDM http://insiteronline.com/news/emphatic-victory-sdm/ http://insiteronline.com/news/emphatic-victory-sdm/#comments Thu, 10 Apr 2014 23:37:41 +0000 http://insiteronline.com/?p=66921 SDM have officially been re-elected to KSU, winning 1989 of the total cast votes that translates to a percentage of 47.8%. Pulse only managed to gather 1297 votes, that is 31.1% of the total sum. While the gap between the two student organizations last year was only 305 votes, it increased significantly this year to […]

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Of pancakes, hot dogs and beer http://insiteronline.com/comment/opinion-comment/pancakes-beer-hot-dogs/ http://insiteronline.com/comment/opinion-comment/pancakes-beer-hot-dogs/#comments Thu, 10 Apr 2014 11:46:52 +0000 http://insiteronline.com/?p=66857 Hello children, it’s me again.  Forgive the condescending tone, but you must all be pretty used to it by now.  After all, you’ve just spent two whole weeks being told what the nice people in the big photos are going to do for you if you tick the box next to their name, all the […]

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KSU Elections 2014|Election Day: Live Updates http://insiteronline.com/news/ksu-elections-2014election-day-live-updates/ http://insiteronline.com/news/ksu-elections-2014election-day-live-updates/#comments Thu, 10 Apr 2014 05:33:25 +0000 http://insiteronline.com/?p=66815 KSU Elections 2014: Live Updates Livestream: http://www.livestream.com/insitemalta ———– 01:02 Official Results: Pulse 1297, SDM 1989, Mixed 865, Invalid 45 00:32 SDM begin to blast campaign tune after campaign tune, spanning over the past 2-3 elections, as Carl B [podcast] is cut short at the unaffiliated hot dog stand close by. A certain student’s ecstasy has revealed some inner […]

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Campaign financing: how to spend it like SDM and Pulse http://insiteronline.com/features/campaign-financing-spend-sdm-pulse/ http://insiteronline.com/features/campaign-financing-spend-sdm-pulse/#comments Wed, 09 Apr 2014 15:47:55 +0000 http://insiteronline.com/?p=66808 With the  hectic carnival like nature of quad during KSU elections many have wondered where both political organisations get their money from and how they use it.  Andrea Gonzi and Michelle Grech sift through Pulse and SDM’s financial records to show how an election campaign on quad can make you € 4,000 poorer. Asking for […]

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Gerada vs Callus: who came out on top? http://insiteronline.com/comment/who-came-out-on-top/ http://insiteronline.com/comment/who-came-out-on-top/#comments Wed, 09 Apr 2014 15:44:45 +0000 http://insiteronline.com/?p=66810 In case you missed it, and in which case I suppose you can be accused of being possessed by the demon that is student apathy, then yesterday at UoM saw the last major pre-KSU election event, where Gayle Lynn Callus and Clive Gerada, SDM and Pulse’s respective presidential hopefuls, squared off against each other in […]

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KSU Elections Debate: Live Updates http://insiteronline.com/news/ksu-eections-debate-live-updates/ http://insiteronline.com/news/ksu-eections-debate-live-updates/#comments Tue, 08 Apr 2014 10:03:30 +0000 http://insiteronline.com/?p=66770 After the successful “Candidates in the Hotseat” event on Friday, presidential candidates Gayle Lynn Callus (SDM) and Clive Gerada (PULSE) go head to head in what should be a heated debate. _________ Live Streaming of debate: livestream.com/insitemalta ATTN: Live Stream might not be consistent, due to problems with the UoM Internet connection which Insite has no […]

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Għ.S.l to revise law notes http://insiteronline.com/news/gsl-revise-law-notes/ http://insiteronline.com/news/gsl-revise-law-notes/#comments Tue, 08 Apr 2014 06:55:54 +0000 http://insiteronline.com/?p=66765 During a presentation in front of a well attended reception of members from various student organisations, faculty organisation ‘Għaqda Studenti tal- Liġi’ (Għ.s.L), unveiled that this year’s executive will try push for a reform in the way course notes are issued. During the reception a short video presentation was shown presenting each member to the […]

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SDM and Pulse Manifestos: The differences http://insiteronline.com/comment/opinion-comment/sdm-pulse-manifestos-differences-2014/ http://insiteronline.com/comment/opinion-comment/sdm-pulse-manifestos-differences-2014/#comments Mon, 07 Apr 2014 17:58:59 +0000 http://insiteronline.com/?p=66748 Earlier today SDM and Pulse launched their manifestos for Thursday’s upcoming KSU election. While SDM released their whole manifesto booklet from start to finish this morning, Pulse opted for a more gradual approach by publishing a set of pledges on Friday, and then revealing their complete manifesto today a few hours after SDM. The documents […]

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Absentees not allowed to vote a day early yet http://insiteronline.com/news/electoral-commissioner-talks-absentees-vote-day-early/ http://insiteronline.com/news/electoral-commissioner-talks-absentees-vote-day-early/#comments Mon, 07 Apr 2014 15:35:06 +0000 http://insiteronline.com/?p=66741 Insite has been in contact with Electoral Commissioner Keith Galea, who divulged that for this year’s election, students who have a medical appointment or are abroad on election day will not be allowed to vote on the previous day. The reason behind this is logistical since the system used by the Registrar cannot be amended on […]

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