Meet your councilor: Jennie Rankin

Did you know that CUSA Council has meetings all summer? That’s right, your CUSA Councilors have been braving the cement walls and questionable air conditioning of the Uni Centre and Dunton Tower this summer to meet with committees, pass motions, and improve your student life.


Our new Meet Your Councilor series gives you the chance to get to know a little bit more about the students representing you on Council. This week, get to know Business Councilor Jennie Rankin


CUSA Councilor Jennie Rankin


Name: Jennie Rankin
Year: 3rd year
Hometown: Freemont, NH


On Campus
Where can you be found hanging out on campus?: Ollie’s, or the library
What campus event do you look forward to the most? Frosh week – first week back and I get to see everyone I haven’t seen in months!
Favorite on-campus eats: Rooster’s will forever have my heart
What’s your favorite thing about Carleton? We have thousands of students but there is ALWAYS a friendly face to see around campus


About Jennie
Favorite Ottawa hangout: Local at Lansdowne (Best caesars ever)
Hobbies: Snowboarding, running, and laughing WAY too loud
Guilty pleasure: Eating WAY too much Thai food
What’s a song you can’t stop listening to lately? Colors by Halsey
If you could only have one meal for the rest of your life, what would it be? Buffalo chicken or Thai food. Anything spicy, really.
Currently binge-watching: Madame Secretary
If you were a superhero, what would you want your power to be?: Lightning speed
A weird skill you have: I can name all the kids from the show 19 Kids and Counting
Dream job? ANYTHING where I can travel the world
What do you wish you could go back and tell your first year self?: You are lying to yourself when you say “I’m going to go to bed early tonight.”


At Council
CUSA Committees you’re on: Disability Fund Committee
An issue you’re focusing on in Council this year: Transparency of CUSA
What do you want your constituents to know about you? I am a student just like you; come and talk to me!
What you want your constituents to know about CUSA: We aren’t a faceless organization, we want to hear from you! Come chat with us and tell us what you want us to know.
The best way to contact you: Facebook message me!