The way the Kwantlen Student Association bylaws were changed wasn’t the only controversy from the Sept. 29 KSA meeting. An internal investigation is underway regarding prizes that were handed out.
Mariana Nakhla said she “and four other members” of the executive board of the KSA are conducting the investigation. Nakhla, director of academic affairs for the KSA and member of the Reduce All Fees Party, said, “I can’t say anything else about that.”
According to a KSA attendance sheet, 256 students signed in, said Nakhla. Each student signed in was eligible to win prizes in a raffle-style giveaway. The advertisement campaign for the raffle was focused on the
The prizes, which were paid for with student fees, included two iPod shuffles, three iPod nanos, three 27-inch TVs, five DVD players and a grand-prize $8,000 vacation to anywhere in the world for the winner, who must invite a minimum of three friends to accompany her or him.
It’s not clear which aspect of the giveaway the executive is investigating. The Chronicle will update students in a future article when more information is available.