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BOOM DE YA DA! Student Politics

The phrase “that’s been done before” comes to mind.


 

As a recovering former student activist turned professor of post-secondary education studies, I continue to maintain a keen interest in the student press and student politics, especially on my own campus. Only two of five executive positions are being contested in the on-going Memorial University of Newfoundland Students’ Union (MUNSU) election. One of the candidates, Cameron Campbell, has an entertaining campaign advertisement up on YouTube.

Have a look. It’s quite creative, though I’m not really clear on the platform. It’s very reliant on love:

The phrase “that’s been done before” comes to mind.


 

BOOM DE YA DA! Student Politics

  1. Honestly, this really turns me off. I feel any candidate who goes with cheap gimmicks instead of telling me what they want to do and where they stand on important issues and thinking I will vote for them because of it is really insulting my intelligence.

    I don’t mind bringing in a little humour or pop culture to deliver your message, but these videos are all pop culture and no message. It’s like an action movie with no storyline but thinks it can compensate with cool explosions.

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