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What is the real terrorism threat level?

Crikey readers have their say on the threat of terrorism and student politics.

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Why aren’t uni students jumping to the Left?

You’d think the debate over fee regulation would send student politicians Leftward, but the reality is very different, write Sally Whyte and Myriam Robin.

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Tips and rumours

The shake-out at La Trobe colleges … still getting Fresh at UQ … WEA willy winkies … ADF abuse: not over yet …

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Why the Left dominates student politics

Crikey readers talk student politics, Western Australia and how much you should pay for a Fairfax daily.

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UQ election called off amid bitter irregularity dispute

The University of Queensland’s student union was set to turn leftwards for the first time in years, but amid electoral regularities the vote has been declared null and void.

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‘Democracy lives’ at UQ, but union president playing games

The University of Queensland student union president refuses to answer questions on why his ruling “Fresh” party secretly registered the name of a rival group and then installed his brother as a candidate for next week’s elections.

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Crikey List: which MPs were involved in student politics?

The ghost of Voluntary Student Unionism returned this week with the introduction of the Student Services and Amenities Fee Bill. Crikey thought it was pertinent to cast an eye over the current batch of sitting politicians who got their start in the sandpit of the nation’s student unions.

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Monash student politicians turn feral over dirty tactics

The Monash Student Association (MSA) is in meltdown after members of its ruling clique sidelined rivals from running in forthcoming elections while paying a factional associate and adviser to Senator Gavin Marshall $32,000 to oversee its student elections.

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National Union of Students in chaos as accusations fly

The National Union of Students was on the verge of collapse this morning after a ballot to elect key office bearers was shelved amid serious claims of vote rigging and corruption.

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Tabloid Crikey?

Crikey readers weigh in on Michael Danby’s criticisms of New Matilda and Crikey and Mark Day on Mark Day.

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Left and right? Just the beginning of the complexities of student politics

How could hordes of bright-eyed Melbourne Uni students, with their liberal arts educations and asymmetrical haircuts, willingly sign their representation away to conservatives? They didn’t, writes student politician Chris Summers.

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Young Liberals find their campus saviours: the ALP

Young Liberals could be ruling campus bully-pulpits for decades to come, this time in coalition with a reliable partner — the right wing of the ALP.

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